Course Materials Refunds

General Return Guidelines:

Fall 2021 course material refund deadline: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

To receive a full refund, course materials must meet the term-based return deadline and be in their original condition. For any questions regarding course material returns, please use the Contact Us page and select “Textbooks and Course Materials” to send your inquiry to our Course Materials team.

If you would like to exchange or return a course material item in store, please bring it in along with a copy of your receipt.

Items purchased online can also be returned by mail. Please repackage the item(s), including a copy of your receipt, and address your shipment to the address below:

U of MN Bookstore
Attn: Textbook Returns
300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Non-Refundable Purchases

  • Digital Course Packets
  • Accessed eTextbooks
  • Opened loose-leaf materials
  • Opened kits
  • Course materials for classes lasting two weeks or less
  • Any course materials purchased after the refund deadline has passed

Fall and Spring Semester Returns

  • Course Materials, including rental textbooks, may be returned for a full
    refund during the first week of the semester.
  • eTextbooksare returnable two weeks from the purchase date, up to the end
    of the first week of classes. eTextbooks are not returnable once accessed.
  • Inclusive Access (IA) materials do not follow a traditional return process. If
    your course is using IA materials, you must “opt out” of receiving the digital
    access before the opt out deadline to receive a refund. Please read more
    about this process on our Inclusive Access page.

B-Term, May Term, and Summer Session Returns:

  • B-Term, including rental textbooks, may be returned for a full
    refund during the first week of the semester.
  • Course materials, including rentals, for May Term and Summer Session
    courses that meet less than 8 weeks
    may be returned within the first three
    days of the start of the course. Course Packets may be returned on the first
    day of class only..
  • Inclusive Access (IA) materials do not follow a traditional return process. If
    your course is using IA materials, you must “opt out” of receiving the digital
    access before the opt out deadline to receive a refund. Please read more
    about this process on our Inclusive Access page.

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