University of Minnesota Bookstore

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 M Bookstores are unable to ship to P.O. Box addresses. Additional charges apply to orders shipped to Alaska, Hawaii and foreign countries.

M Wear and 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 M 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.

Text & General Books
$4.95 for the first book on the order and $1.50 for each additional book for orders shipped in the continental United States. The U of M Bookstores ship in-stock textbook orders within 48 hours.

Gift Cards/ 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 Merchandise

  • Diploma frames are charged a $14.00 per frame shipping & handling fee for addresses in the continental United States. Diploma frame orders are shipped within ten business days. Delivery time on custom etched diploma frames is approximately three weeks.
  • Announcement orders are charged a $10.00 shipping & handling fee for addresses in the continental United States. Announcement orders are shipped within 7-10 working days.
  • Academic Apparel
    • A $10 shipping and handling fee is added to all online bachelor, master and doctoral gown orders
    • A $10 shipping and handling fee is added to all custom apparel orders. Custom orders are shipped within 4-6 weeks

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 M 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.