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Supplies Department


Visit us for all your office, school, event, conference, or home needs. We have a large selection of products, brands and prices for anyone's needs.

ISU Departments

It is the University Book Store's mission to provide our customers with value in products, services, and educational resources that reflect Iowa State University's mission of achieving excellence in learning, discovery and engagement.

That is why we do our best to provide you not only with the products you need, but also with the service, convenience, and quality you deserve. Whether you purchase your supplies in store, special order them, ISU departments receive:

  • Fast, free delivery
  • Direct billing to your account
  • Personalized service from knowledgeable, friendly staff

For your convenience, we provide several ways for you to purchase your department supplies, including clothing, art supplies, software and electronics. 

1. Buy Supplies at UBS

  • Call us at (515) 294.0243
  • Order online using the menu or search above and choose free department delivery or click here to submit your order. 
  • For large quantity orders (10+ units) we ask that you please give us at least two weeks notice.
  • Visit us in the Memorial Union.

2. Special Order Services

  • Check out items that we can special order for you at Please note that prices listed on this website do not reflect the Book Store's pricing.
  • Please contact [email protected] for a price quote or click here to submit your order. 
  • Visit us in the Memorial Union, call at (515) 294.0243, or fax at (515) 294.5669

Special Orders

Although the University Book Store carries hundreds of products in stock, we are not able to carry every item available. Those items not stocked can be special ordered, whether it's file folders, pencils, or three-ring binders. For items that can be special ordered you can feel free to browse Prices listed on iteminfo are not the same prices that the Book Store will charge. Some are less and some are more depending on the item. For price quotes please contact one of the emails or phone numbers listed below.

Please Note: for oversize special order items (chair mats, large whiteboards or corkboards, furniture, etc) there is a $25.00 service fee for shipping of the item. If an oversize item needs to be returned there will be either a $25.00 OR 15% restocking fee, whichever is larger.


If you are a campus department, place your order online using the menus above or send an email of the items you are requesting along with your worktag and department detail (if needed) to [email protected].

For a personal order or a price quote, please contact:

School & Office Supplies

Supplies Counter 294.0243
Special Order 294.0858

Special Order Return Policy

  • Item(s) must be returned within two weeks of receipt
  • Returns must be approved by the special order buyer
  • Item(s) must be in resale condition
  • Item(s) must be in original packaging
  • Item(s) may be subjected to a 15% restocking fee
  • Oversize items that were subject to a $25 fee for shipping will also be subject to a $25 fee for the shipping fee of return of the item or the standard 15% restocking fee, whichever is larger.

Computers, Software & Electronics

Please visit our Tech CYte section for product information or call us at 294-8357.

Custom Orders

All of our custom order forms for stamps, nameplates, etc, are now available in an online format.

Please click here to choose which form is right for you.

We Have It!

  • Pens & Pencils
  • Markers & Highlighters
  • Paper, Stationary & Envelopes
  • Notebooks, Folders & Binders
  • Backpacks & Brief Bags
  • Tape, Staples & Scissors
  • Rulers & Blue Books
  • Laboratory Supplies & Notebook Planners
  • Organizers & Calendars
  • Desk Accessories
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