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This Alumni Store has new site! The ISU Book Store and the Iowa State University Alumni Association have partnered together to bring you the best ISU gear, art supplies, office supplies, technology, and more! Alumni association members even save up to 15% on most items* automatically, plus get educational discounts on Apple products!

Shipping Info

NOTICE: Orders are NOT processed/shipped on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays.

Pick up in-store orders are processed Monday-Friday only and typically take 1-5 days. Your order will not be available for pick up until you receive an email letting you know your order is ready. Pick up is at the guest services counter in the store within 7 days of receiving the order pick up email. You must show a photo ID to claim your order.

Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Want it there for the holidays? Make sure you order by these dates for delivery by December 24.*

December 14 - Ground to Address outside of Iowa

December 15 - Ground to Iowa Address

December 22 - UPS 2nd Day Air®

December 23 - UPS Next Day Air®


*Shipments to certain destinations may require an earlier ship date. Check for details.

Shipping Rates

*Rates apply to Contiguous United States only ("The lower 48"). Additional charges may apply for orders outside this area. You will be contacted by email before your order ships if additional shipping charges apply.

Please allow additional day for delivery if UPS Holiday occurs on your order day, expected delivery day, or any day in-between. These times can be impacted by weather and other conditions that are beyond our control and consequently are not guaranteed.


Base Rate 
(1st item included)

+Per Item Fee Max Fee Note
Ground* $6.00 $0.50 $8.00 May be shipped via UPS, US Postal Service, Spee-Dee Delivery, or University Book Store delivery (for select on-campus addresses).
See map for estimated delivery (business days).
2nd Day Air* $11.00 $1.00 $20.00 Orders must be received by 2pm CST (M-F).
Estimated delivery will be 2 business days after order is placed, M-F only.
Next Day Air* $20.00 $1.00 $30.00 Orders must be received by 2pm CST (M-F). 
Estimated delivery will be 1 business day after order is placed, M-F only.
AK-HI-PR $12.00 $2.00 $50.00 Orders must be received by 2pm CST (M-F). May be shipped via UPS, FedEx, US Postal Service or other service of our choosing.
International $22.00 $2.00 $150.00 Minimum charge - additional charges may apply.
You will be contacted by email to confirm additional charges above the base rate + per item fee.

Shipping charges will not be refunded on returns. Exchanges will be subject to new shipping charges.

Oversized Items & Diploma Frames

Select items require additional shipping because of the size or weight of the item. All items that require additional shipping have a notification in the item description and the additional charge will automatically be applied to your total. Only Ground shipping is available for these items and all orders will will automatically be changed to ground shipping if another method is chosen.

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