Stephen F. Austin State University

Shipping Information

Acceptance letters and I-20s/DS-2019s are sent through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) at no cost to you.

The USPS shipping method will not allow for a tracking number to be provided and may take up to 2-4 weeks for delivery, depending on your location.

For faster delivery, you may pay to have your acceptance packet sent through FedEx or UPS through University Express Mail Service (UEMS).

The UEMS website is If you choose this service, you will be required to create an account. To request shipment, you will need your SFA ID number, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and credit card information. Please pay close attention to the information provided as errors will result in the delay of your acceptance packet's arrival.

If you experience any difficulty in registering or in processing a shipment, please use the "Help" link on the site for step by step instructions. You may also email for additional assistance.

If you choose to have your acceptance packet sent through FedEx or UPS, you must use the UEMS website - DO NOT go through the FedEX or UPS website directly. All communication must go through UEMS who will notify us that you are requesting your acceptance packet to be sent by express mail.