Shipping Policies

Shipping Rates for Apparel and Gifts

Shipping Rates for contiguous U.S.

Ground (order over $50) FREE
Ground (order less than $50) $8.00
2nd Day Air $20.00*
Overnight $35.00*

Shipping Rates for Textbooks

Shipping Rates for contiguous U.S.

Ground $8.00
2nd Day Air $20.00*
Overnight $35.00*

In stock items are packed and shipped by the next business day.

Shipping rates for diploma frames, oversized items, and special orders may be higher. Rates do not apply to third party sites including general books, greekGEAR or computers. Free shipping on orders over $50.00 does not apply to textbook orders. Free shipping on orders over $50.00 or more does not apply to APO, FPO, and DPO addresses. Shipping rates for APO, FPO, and DPO addresses may be higher. You will receive an email with your specific shipping rate after the order is placed.

UPS cannot deliver to P.O. boxes, please provide only physical street addresses. UPS does not deliver on Saturday or Sunday, deliveries will be made the next business day.

If a backorder creates a split shipment, you will not incur an additional shipping charge after the initial shipment.

*Expedited Shipping available for customers outside California only.

For questions on shipping rates outside the contiguous U.S.:


Telephone: (866) 388-SDSU

In-store pickup offers free in-store pickup at the SDSU Bookstore.

How it works:

  • When checking out on, select “in-store pickup”.   Under the shipping information, enter the name of the person picking up the order.
  • Place your order and wait to receive an email stating, “Your order is ready to be picked up”.  (This is a separate email from your order confirmation).
  • When your order is ready please bring a photo ID to the customer service counter on the first floor of the SDSU Bookstore, located on the main campus of San Diego State University, to pickup your order.
  • The SDSU Bookstore will hold your order for 21 days.  If your order has not been picked up after that time, the items will be refunded to the original purchasing account.