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The Office of International Programs celebrated this year's International Education Week with its annual photo contest, asking students to share their experiences abroad through photos. After receiving a few dozen submissions, we opened up the voting to all international students and faculty as...

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Postal, Internet and Telephone Service

Postal Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will deliver mail to your home. You can update your address information at http://www.usps.gov This .map shows nearby post offices where you can post packages and purchase stamps.


Internet, Cable and Telephone Services

In the United States, these services are often sold as a group by providers. You may receive a better rate by “bundling” these services.

Local and Long–distance Telephone Services and Internet Access Options

Visit these websites for more information on how to establish a home telephone for local and long–distance calling as well as Internet and wireless services. You can compare prices at www.phonedog.com and www.abtolls.com.

  • AT&T : Visit their website for information on how to establish your home phone for local and long–distance calling.
  • Verizon: 1–800–483–4000. Verizon offers multilingual customer service in Spanish, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese.
  • Grande Communications:This company has very limited service in the San Antonio area. Check their website to confirm you are in their service area. Call 210-320-4600.

International Calling

It may be cheaper to use Skype or a calling card purchased online or at a local store.

A calling card will allow you to use any phone to make an international call. CallingCard.com will allow you to compare rates and purchase online. Many San Antonio stores sell international calling cards, including Wal–Mart, Dollar General and Target.


Cable Only

DirectDigital TV: This service requires a Dish and receivers. Check out their website for special offers.

Other providers listed above also will sell cable services separately, if you choose not to use Internet or telephone service.