Shipping & Fulfillment

Shipping Rates within the State of Washington

INVOICE VALUE (pre-tax)SHIPPING FEE
Under $50$6.00 per shipment
$50 – $100$7.50 per shipment
$100 – $300$10.00 per shipment
$300 – $500$12.50 per shipment
$500 – $1,000$15.00 per shipment
$1,000 – $1500$20.00 per shipment
Above $1,500$25.00 per shipment

Shipping Rates Outside the State of Washington

  • Add $2 for shipment to any of the 48 contiguous United States other than Washington.
  • Add $10 for shipment to Alaska and Hawaii
  • Add $15 for shipment to US Territories and Protectorates.
  • Add $15 for International orders. 
    • 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.

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

Order Fulfillment

Orders will be filled from stock on hand. If your order contains items with different availabilities (listed in the table above and/or on individual product pages), please chose from one of the following options during checkout:

  • Ship when all items are available.
    Items will not be shipped until entire order is complete.
  • Ship as items become available.
    Items will be shipped separately as they become available.

PLEASE NOTE: If you choose to ship items as they become available, you will be charged "per shipment" fees for each shipment.

Order new and used books, tech products, or Husky gear online and pick up at select stores for free. When purchasing books, Husky gear, or tech products select “Pay online and pick up at our U District store” or “Charge & Hold” under “Step 1 – Shipping Options” in checkout. Once your item(s) are available, we’ll send you an email to let you know your order is ready. New and used books, Husky gear, and tech products may be picked up in their respective departments at the U District store.

For most schools, textbooks may also be purchased online and picked up at select University Book Store and/or campus locations for free. If available, this option will appear as “Charge & Hold” under “Shipping Preference” in your shopping cart. Textbooks will be held in the Textbooks department at University Book Store and/or campus location your school has chosen. If multiple pick-up options are available, you may select your preference during checkout.

Valid ID is required for pickup.

For in-store purchases, enjoy FREE SHIPPING on new and used books purchases of any dollar amount within the Continental United States (excludes textbooks). For online purchases, enjoy FREE SHIPPING on new and used books orders over $20 within the Continental United States (excludes textbooks).

Free book 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. Free book shipping is only available for book-only orders. Shipping for all other items will be calculated according to standard rates.

Be aware that used textbooks sell rapidly and may not be available by the time your request is processed. If a used textbook is not available, we will either substitute a new copy or remove the item from your order, depending on the choice you select during checkout.

PLEASE NOTE: If a new textbook is substituted for a used textbook, you will be charged the new textbook price.

Same-Day Delivery is in Beta, and currently only available for Textbook purchases and rentals.

It is currently only availble to the following ZIP codes:

98039, 98102, 98103, 98105, 98109, 98112, 98115, 98122, 98125, 98195

All other ZIP Codes must choose an alternate shipment method at this time.

Same-Day Delivery orders placed before 11am (PDT) will be delivered that day between 1pm-4pm, M-F only. Orders placed after 11am (PDT) will be delivered the next business day between 1pm-4pm. No cancellations on Same-Day Delivery orders. Any missing information may result in delay or cancellation.

Recipients must be available in person upon delivery to sign for Same-Day Delivery items. If you aren't there at the time of delivery, your order will be returned to the U District store.

Ordering a computer for your department at the University of Washington? The Tech Center online offers FREE shipping on computers and hardware to departments at all UW campuses (excluding Friday Harbor Lab). We offer free shipping to UW departments only, no other campus locations are eligible.

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 495
ubsmail@u.washington.edu

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
huskyweb@ubookstore.com

Tech Center – Online Order Fulfillment
1.800.335.7323 or 634.3400 extension 382
techcenteronline@ubookstore.com