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1120 Kirby Drive • Duluth, MN 55812 • (218) 726-7286 • Toll Free (866) 726-UMD1




Our physical locations are temporarily closed to the public effective March 18, 2020 until further notice, but you can still visit us online at

We remain committed to providing our "above and beyond" customer service as best we can in these current circumstances. Our mission to provide quality products and service to students, faculty, staff, and our community continues during this period of reduced operations. Our staff is working behind the scenes and remotely to fill online orders, assist with course support, and provide virtual customer service at

We will post more information to this page as it becomes known. Thank you in advance for your patience.


We are still accepting online orders at this time. Many of our products are available on our website, but if you need something you don't see, please send us an email using our "Contact Us" page,

Due to reduced staff and services, please allow additional time for online order processing and shipping via UPS-Ground.

We are temporarily suspending UPS Next Day and 2nd Day shipping options. If you are a UMD faculty or staff member and need to pick up an order, please contact us to make arrangements.


As online instruction continues through the semester, we are working remotely to help provide the materials you need to complete the semester. Our staff is working with the faculty and publishers to ensure you have access to the materials you need to continue your studies.

Spring Semester 2020 Rental Returns

The rental due date for spring semester books has been extended to Friday May 29, 2020.


We know that you are dealing with many changes during this challenging time and want to make returning your rental books as easy as possible.


Please visit our Buyback/Rental Return page for more information:

May/Summer Textbook Reservations

Our physical store is closed, but we are accepting online orders for textbooks and course materials:

  • All online orders must be shipped. Pick-up at store is not available.
  • We are temporarily offering the option to charge your course materials order to your U Card. Please note: U Cards can only be used to pay for textbooks and course materials. No other merchandise may be included on your order.
  • All course materials orders have a flat shipping rate of $8.99.


In-store and campus events are canceled until further notice. Whenever possible we will make featured event products available online for you. Watch our website or follow our social media channels for updates on events including textbook buyback, rental returns, and commencement.


We know you may have questions. Please reach out to us via email through our website so that we can best direct your inquiry to the appropriate staff at


Thank you for working with us as we protect the health and safety of our community. Your business is important to us and we appreciate your loyalty to UMD Stores.

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