Shipping, Delivery & Fulfillment

Web & Phone Order Shipping Rates for all Departments

Invoice Value
Pre Tax
Washington StateDomestic Ground2nd Day AirNext Day Air
Domestic Only
Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, US Territories, & US Military BasesInternationalMedia Mail
Under $100$11$13$18$24$20$52$2.95
Over $100$11 $13 $22$32$25$70FREE

  • Expedited orders placed after 3pm PST, or on weekends and holidays, will be shipped the next available business day.
  • Shipping not available to all countries.
  • Does not include duties, customs fees, or any additional import taxes.
  • Customs clearance is the sole responsibility of the recipient.
  • Shipping rates do not apply for bulk and resale orders. Please contact for bulk ordering and shipping inquiries.

Processing Times

Please be aware that our stock levels change regularly. If an item is not readily available and we cannot ship it to you within the time designated, we will contact you via email with revised information.

New & Used Books1 – 3 days, unless otherwise noted on individual book page
Textbooks1 – 3 days
Husky Merchandise1 – 3 days

University Book Store offers free in-store pickup for all orders at our U District store. Pickup at the HUB will be unavailable during Winter Break and will resume on January 3. Currently we are not offering pickup at Tacoma or Bothell.

All in-store pickup orders are held for 14 days after purchase; if an order is not picked up after 14 days the items will be returned to inventory and you will be refunded for your order.

Curbside pickup is currently available during regular business hours. Masks and face coverings are recommended for curbside pickup.

Get $2.95 Media Mail shipping for orders containing exclusively New & Used Books (excludes Course Materials).

Media mail shipments are sent via USPS Media Mail. If you would prefer a faster method of shipment, you may upgrade to a different option at your expense.

If you have questions or concerns regarding an order, we’re here to help. Just contact the appropriate department listed below.

New & Used Books – Online Order Fulfillment
1.800.335.7323 or 206.634.3400 extension 264

Textbooks – Online Order Fulfillment
1.800.335.7323 or 206.634.3400 extension 333

The Husky Shop – Online Order Fulfillment
1.800.335.7323 or 634.3400 extension 323

Gift Wrapping

We’re pleased to announce that this holiday season, University Book Store has partnered with select Registered Student Organizations from the University of Washington campus. Student members of these groups will be on-site at our U District store to provide gift wrap services to our customers. Each wrapped package will cost $5, or $3 each for 4 or more packages. Our student groups will also be accepting cash donations. Stop by our gift wrap counter to learn more.