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CSU Bookstore Shipping Policy

When your order is placed before Noon on Monday-Friday, your order will ship or be ready for pick-up the same day on in-stock items! Orders placed after Noon on Monday-Friday will be processed the next business day.

Plan Ahead! Due to the high volume of textbook orders received during the final two weeks of January and August, please allow an additional business day before your order ships or is ready for pickup.

Estimated Shipping Times

The map below shows the average shipping time for packages leaving Fort Collins via UPS Ground.

Shipments bound for Alaska, Hawaii, or a PO Box use USPS Priority Mail.

Estimated Shipping Time using UPS Ground from CSU Bookstore in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Please note: Shipping times are estimates, and are subject to changes in weather, distribution, and volume, especially during holiday periods. Service to some remote areas also may require additional delivery days. Saturday delivery is unavailable for UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS Next Day Air.

CSU Rams Clothing, Gifts, and Supplies Shipping Rates

Service Type Price
In-Store Pickup FREE
UPS Ground $7.99
UPS 2nd Day Air $24.99
UPS Next Day Air $39.99
  • UPS Ground can not deliver to PO Box addresses. Please select "Alaska/Hawaii/PO Box" for service to a PO Box. 
  • UPS Ground serves most destinations in 2-5 business days. See map above for estimated transit days. 
  • Saturday delivery is not available for UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS Next Day Air services; Availability of Saturday residential delivery for Ground deliveries varies by location. 
  • Rates above are for continental United States addresses only. For shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico, please refer to "Alaska/Hawaii/PO Box" rates. 

Decals Only Shipping Rate

Only ordering decals? Choose our Decals Only shipping rate! Your decals will ship via non-trackable United States Postal Service First Class Mail.

Rate is $1/decal; maximum of $5/order. 

Trackable and expedited options are available for shipping decals. Please email bookstoreorders@colostate.edu for rates and more information. 

Textbook Shipping Rates

Textbooks shipping rates are as follows for domestic shipping in the continental United States.

  Base Charge Each Additional Textbook Maximum Charge
Ground $7.99 $1.99 $19.99
2nd Day Air $24.99 $1.99 $49.99
Overnight $39.99 $1.99 $59.99
In-Store Pick-up FREE

Hawaii, Alaska and PO Box Shipping Rates

Order Total USPS Priority Mail
All Orders $14.99
  • All merchandise and textbook orders shipping to Alaska and Hawaii use USPS Priority Mail.
  • Expedited options are available for an additional cost. Please email bookstoreorders@colostate.edu for rates. 

APO/FPO Shipping Rates

Order Total USPS Priority Mail
All Orders $14.99
  • All merchandise and textbook orders shipping to an APO/FPO address use USPS Priority Mail.
  • Expedited options are not available for APO/FPO shipments. 
  • Packages sent to APO/FPO addresses may require more time for processing at destination post office.

International Shipments

Order Total USPS International Priority Mail
All Orders $69.99
  • All orders shipping to international destinations are shipped via USPS International Priority Mail, with an estimated transit time of 6-10 business days to most worldwide destinations.
    • Please allow an additional day for CSU Bookstore staff to process International Orders in order to comply with export regulations.
  • Expedited shipping options are available for an additional charge. Please email bookstoreorders@colostate.edu for rates and more information. 
  • Customer is responsible for all duties, taxes, tariffs, fees, and other charges assessed by customs agencies. 

Special Handling Fees

Some items we carry require special handling from our carrier. These items are usually very fragile, bulky, or heavy. Items with a handling fee include: 

  • Diploma Frames 
  • Canopy Tents 
  • Sculptures 
  • Furniture

Any additional handling fees will be disclosed on the item page. Handling charges are only charged on orders for shipment; orders for in-store pickup are not assessed a handling fee. Handling fees are non-refundable. 

Back Order Shipments

Customers are not charged for additional shipments to fulfill back-ordered merchandise and textbook orders.

In-Store Pick Up at the Lory Student Center

For your convenience, you can order online and pick up your order at the CSU Bookstore! Our in-store pick up window in the Lory Student Center makes it convenient to pick up your textbooks, supplies, or CSU Rams gear!

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