A Note on Processing Time
Harvard Book Store

A Note on Processing Time

Placing a time-sensitive order?

Call us at 617-661-1515 rather than placing a web order or emailing! 

Web orders placed during this time may take up to 1–2 weeks to be processed and completed (this includes orders for in-stock items).

Processing Time for HARVARD.COM Orders

Web orders placed during this time may take 1–2 weeks to be processed and completed (this includes orders for in-stock items), though we will work as speedily as we can to exceed these estimates. You will be contacted when your order is ready, and we thank you for your patience! Our team will also contact you with with ETAs for items that are not in stock, with the option to cancel them from your order if you prefer.

Please note that books that are not in stock will have varying arrival times from the publisher, particularly in this time of COVID-19-related slowdowns within the publishing and shipping supply chain.

Have a question? Email webteam@harvard.com. Email responses might take a business day or two; our team is working to answer everyone as promptly as possible! Thank you.

For More Updates on Hours & Services

visit Updates during COVID-19

Masks Required

We currently require face masks at Harvard Book Store and at our events. Thanks for your understanding!

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, plus mugs, bookmarks, and more!

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