Custom Orders

Let the University of Minnesota Bookstores help you create a special item for your employees, clubs, conferences, or events. Our experienced buyers have hundreds of resources available to help you with your custom needs. We'll take care of everything so you don't need to worry about extra purchase orders or paperwork. The U of MN Bookstores will work with our suppliers to offer you the best possible price and delivery time.

Services include.

  • Custom clothing with an imprinted or embroidered design.
  • Custom promotional merchandise.
  • Custom plaques and awards.
  • Custom engraving or embroidery.
  • Custom conference supplies.
  • Books for your visiting authors, speakers or conference.

If you have questions about custom orders, please contact us.

Awards & Recognition

The University of Minnesota Bookstores offer a large selection of in-stock and special order University gifts at competitive prices that can be personalized to fit almost any need. We offer an in-house engraving service to save you time and money on all of your award and recognition needs.

Book Orders & Sales

The University of Minnesota Bookstores can help you with book purchases and sales for your visiting authors and speakers, conferences, and departmental reading programs.


The University of Minnesota Bookstore offers an extensive collection of plaques, awards and gifts suitable for engraving. Our engraving program enables us to engrave your custom message and your individual campus mark or logo. We are available to help you select plaques, engraving plates, and type styles.


Looking to personalize your apparel? We can help. The University of Minnesota Bookstores Custom Order Department can help you with custom embroidery on many of our apparel selections including jackets, polos, tees, lab coats and more.

If you have questions about engraving or embroidery, please contact us.