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, School & Art Supplies, and Technology Products

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.