Shipping Rates

Please make sure your shipping address is entered correctly. Incorrect or incomplete addresses could result in delays and additional charges. The U of MN Bookstores is unable to ship to P.O. Box addresses. Additional charges apply to orders shipped to Alaska, Hawaii and foreign countries.

Apparel & Gifts

All orders are shipped UPS ground unless other arrangements are made. If you want express shipping, please notify us in the comment field of your shopping cart. The U of MN Bookstores ship in-stock clothing and gift items within 72 hours.

Order Total Shipping & Handling Fee
$0.00 to $30.00 $6.00
$30.01 to $50.00 $7.00
$50.01 to $100.00 $8.00
$100.01 to $200.00 $9.00
Over $200 Free to addresses in the continental United States. Additional charges apply to orders shipped to Alaska, Hawaii and foreign countries.

Textbooks, Books, and Medical Reference Books

  • $4.95 for the first book for orders shipped in the continental United States
  • $1.50 for each additional book for orders shipped in the continental United States

Gift Cards and State Fair Tickets

There is a $1.50 shipping & handling charge added to each gift certificate.

Balloon Bouquets

Balloon bouquets pricing already includes a $15 delivery fee. Bouquets are delivered to campus addresses only.

Graduation

  • Diploma frames are charged a $14.00 per frame shipping & handling fee for addresses in the continental United States.
  • Announcement orders are charged a $10.00 shipping & handling fee for addresses in the continental United States.
  • Academic Apparel orders a $10 shipping and handling fee is added to all online bachelor, master and doctoral gown orders.
  • Custom academic apparel orders are charges a $10 shipping and handling fee.

International & Express Service

Shipping and handling charges are calculated separately for each international and express service order. Pricing varies significantly by method and location on express orders. The U of MN Bookstores will make every effort to honor your express shipping requests and will notify you via E-mail of the anticipated shipping charges prior to processing your order.