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We provide unique services to our community in a variety of areas. Check out the sections below for information on those services:
Departments and individuals looking to buy large academic calendars can visit the University Store or place bulk orders (50+ calendars) with an Oracle string. Academic calendars are $2.09 each. If you'd like to place an order, please email us or call 412-268-5591 with your name, department, Oracle string number, and phone number.
We'd be happy to delivery bulk orders to on-campus departments. If you need to place an off-campus order for delivery, there will be an additional fee added for the mailing tube. For order quantities under 50, please visit the lower level of the University Store.
The Art Store occupies its own space down the hall from the University Store. Specializing in supplies for everyone from professional artists to casual hobbyists, our expert staff can help you with projects and finding the right products.
Our in-store framer, Perry, helps customers display their artwork in custom frames that are timeless and beautifully crafted. Please contact the Art Store to set-up a consultation appointment with Perry.
First Year Tool Kits
The Art Store works with instructors to create kits at the beginning of the fall semester for first year students. These kits include supplies instructors believe students will need during their college career. Kits can be pre-ordered during the summer leading up to the fall semester. Similar kits are created for students attending Pre-College. Information about kits will be available during ordering periods.
Looking for something we don't normally carry? We'd be happy to work with you to order the products you need. Please contact the Art Store in inquire about product availability.
Bed Bath & Beyond Partnership
The University Store has teamed up with Bed Bath & Beyond to offer students the products they love from BBB, while still supporting the university. You can access the exclusive BBB CMU linkat any time during the year to take advantage of this partnership.
Free Dorm Delivery
We offer free direct-to-dorm delivery to any first year student dorms during fall move-in. Students can pre-order items in the months leading up to move-in. Direct-to-dorm delivery is for BBB orders ONLY. Any other orders sent to the address for dorm delivery will be rerouted to the University Postal Services. Details on dorm delivery will be available closer to the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester.
Pick-Up at the University Store
The University Store is happy to accept and store any BBB packages ordered by students via our link. This secure pick-up location eliminates the fear of packages being stolen or misdelivered to an off-campus address. If you'd like pick your BBB order up at the University Store, please use the address listed under our Contact Us page.
Clothing & Gifts
The University Store offers a variety of branded items from sweatshirts and mugs to jewelry and leather bags. We also offer a high-end line of recognition products including the Carnegie Mellon or Carnegie Tech rocking and captain's chairs, crystal, and cherry wood desk boxes, perfect for faculty and staff gift-giving occasions.
Departmental Custom Orders
We're happy to assist departments in creating, sourcing, and receiving special orders. Working with the stores, departments can get special discounts, assistance on artwork, and easy delivery options. If you'd like to inquire about custom order options, please contact Melissa Hiller.
If you'd like to order a customized CMU rocking or captain's chair, please contact Lynn Heverly.
Office & School Supplies
We carry an array of office and school supplies, including Carnegie Mellon branded items. In addition to supplies like binders and notebooks, we carry leather portfolios and professional desk items. If you'd like to special order office supplies, or need a large quantity of items for an event, please contact the University Store by email or at 412-268-5591.
We're happy to offer online shopping to customers who cannot visit our physical store. Online inventory pulls directly from our in-store inventory, and can vary based on available inventory. Items with an inventory of 3 or less will not show online, even if they're still available in-store. If you have any questions about item availability, please call with an item number or description ready so our store associates can assist you. For website and web order questions, please contact the University Store by email or at 412-268-1032.
Online Promotional Codes
We will occasionally offer promotional codes for special events to be used on online orders. These promotional codes can be applied during check-out, where you should see the difference in your total. Promotional codes are set to run during certain dates, and will not work outside of these dates. If you enter a promotional code and receive an error message, please refer to the dates the code is valid. We do not honor promotional codes given by prepsportswear.com, a licensed seller of Carnegie Mellon University merchandise. Our system does not recognize these codes. Please double-check that you're using a promotional code provided by the University Store. If you're certain you're using a valid University Store code and you're encountering problems, please contact the University Store by email or at 412-268-1032.
Promotional Code, Coupon and Loyalty Rewards Standard Exclusions
Unless otherwise states, Carnegie Mellon University Stores promotional codes, coupons and loyalty rewards do not apply to merchandise purchased with departmental requisitions. Promotional codes, coupons, and rewards points cannot be used on the purchase of: calculators, class rings, computers, custom ordered merchandise, diploma frames, electronics, FitBit products, furniture, GoPro products, headphones, sale items, and textbooks. All discounts are single use only, unless specifically noted on the coupon. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions, etc. Additionally, loyalty rewards cannot be earned when purchasing these items.
Graduation Caps & Gowns
The University Store is responsible for the procurement of academic regalia worn at commencement by the keynote speaker, trustees, vice presidents, faculty and students. Students may purchase regalia at Grad Fair, or in-store during the weeks leading up to commencement. We realize that many faculty members participate in other academic or civil ceremonies, and on occasion may need access to caps, gowns and hoods. Year round the University Store staff can assist you with ordering and renting regalia. We have the ability to order the Masters and Ph.D hoods from approximately 1,500 national colleges and universities, and most large foreign universities. Please contact the University Store at 412-268-5591 for assistance.
Custom Cap & Gown
The University Store offers custom regalia orders. To fill out a form for custom regalia, visit our Custom Cap & Gown page.
The University Store is the official textbook provider for Carnegie Mellon University. We work directly with faculty to ensure we carry the course materials students need each semester. Our textbook store is available online only, and provides students with a robust selection of textbook formats to fit their unique learning style. You can visit the online bookstore at any time throughout the semester, or choose to pre order before the semester begins.
We're proud to carry and showcase books authored by our faculty. If you have authored or co-authored a book currently in print, please let us know. We've dedicated space on the lower level of the University Store for faculty authors and performers.
The University Store is also available to host author readings and signings. If you're interested in promoting your work through an event at the store, please contact us by email or at 412-268-5591.
We work with many domestic distributors who can help us source books published by foreign presses. Please contact us by email or at 412-268-5591 for assistance with ordering foreign titles.
Need a book we don't carry? We'll special order any book currently in print for our customers. Please contact us by email or at 412-268-5591 to enquire about a special order.
Textbook Return Policy
Most physical textbooks are eligible for return within two weeks of purchase, or 21 days after the shipping date. Non-activated eBooks, digital content, and access codes can be returned within 14 days after class start date or within 14 days of purchase, whichever is later. For more details on the Return Policy, please visit the Online Textbook Store FAQ
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5032 Forbes Avenue
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