University of Minnesota Bookstore

Custom Orders and Conference Services

Let the U of M Bookstores help you create a special item for your club, conference, employees or events. Our experienced buyers have hundreds of resources available to help you with your custom needs. We'll take care of everything from order creation to delivery, and process your charges internally so you don't need to worry about extra purchase orders or paperwork. The U of M Bookstores will work with our suppliers to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. Want to learn more? Contact us at (612) 625-3057 or e-mail us at

Custom Order Service

  • Custom clothing available with an imprinted or embroidered design
  • Custom promotional merchandise
  • Custom plaques and awards
  • Custom engraving or embroidery
  • Custom conference supplies for your attendees
  • Books for your visiting authors, speakers or conference

Awards & Recognition

The U of M Bookstores offer a large selection of in-stock and special order university gifts at competitive prices that can be personalized to fit almost any need. We offer an in-house engraving service to save you time and money on all of your award and recognition needs. Take a look at some of the products and options available from the U of M Bookstore.

Book Orders & Sales

The U of M Bookstores can help you with book purchases and sales for your visiting authors/speakers, conferences and departmental reading programs.


The U of M Bookstore offers an extensive collection of plaques, awards and gifts suitable for engraving—including many available for same-day service. Our engraving program enables us to engrave your custom message and your individual campus mark or logo. We are available to help you select plaques, engraving plates, type styles and help phrasing your message.


Looking to personalize your apparel? We can help. The U of M Bookstores Custom Order Department can help you with custom embroidery on many of our apparel selections including: jackets, polos, tees, lab coats and more.

Contact Us

To learn more about how we can help you, with your custom merchandise, contact our Custom Order Department at (612) 625-3057 or e-mail us at

To learn more about how we can help you with books for your events, contact our General Book Department at (612) 626-0559 or e-mail us at