Shipping & Returns


Orders with standard shipping are typically shipped within 3 business days.

Overnight and two-day delivery orders placed before 1:00 p.m. on regular business days are shipped on the same day.  We are unable to rush ship orders placed after 1:00 p.m., EST, or on weekends and holidays.

Shipping Rates:

Up to $40.00 — $8.99 Standard Ground, $18.99 2 Business Day, $28.99 Overnight, $38.99 Saturday Delivery

$40.01 to $149.99 — $10.99 Standard Ground, $20.99 2 Business Day, $30.99 Overnight, $40.99 Saturday Delivery

$150.00 and up —  FREE Standard Ground within the contiguous US (excludes drop-shipped items; orders to AK & HI — $20.99), $25.99 2 Business Day, $35.99 Overnight, $45.99 Saturday Delivery

Outside US delivery, please email for a quote.

In-Store Pickup:

For Maine-based shipping addresses, we offer optional free in-store pickup on the next business day.

Free On-Campus Delivery:

Free next-business day delivery and pickup options are available for Bowdoin students, faculty, and staff.

Curbside Pickup:

For Maine-based shipping addresses, we offer next-business day curbside pickup (with a 5-cent Maine State shopping bag fee) at the Polar Bear Statue in Hyde Plaza, Monday-Friday. Simply call or email us after you've received email confirmation that your order is ready to coordinate a pickup time.

If you are visiting the state and need a Maine shipping address to qualify for curbside, we suggest using your temporary address or simply:

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME 04011


If you are not satisfied with your purchase, we will give you a prompt and courteous refund within 30 days of purchase.  Returned items must be in new and saleable condition, in original packaging (if applicable), and accompanied by a receipt or online order number. Personalized or perishable items are non-returnable.

All refunds are credited to the original method of purchase.  If no receipt or order number is present, refunds will be for store credit only.

Shipping for all returns not due to defect or fulfillment error is the responsibility of the customer.

Ship your purchase to:
The Bowdoin Store
6150 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011-8461

Be sure to enclose a copy of the packing list shipped with your order, including your name, address and phone number, with the merchandise.