Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the Bookstore Call Centre?
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Bookstore Call Centre provides customer service to all four campuses. If you require information relating to your campus bookstore, call 1-866-569-8398.
Which campus bookstore do I order my course materials from?
Please order your materials from the campus bookstore you registered at to ensure you have ordered the correct materials. Most program and course materials are specific to the campus where they are hosted.
What payment options are available?
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Bookstores accept cash, debit, MasterCard, VISA, sponsorship and gift cards for all in-store purchases. Purchases made online can be made by VISA , MasterCard or online banking (allow 3-5 business days for online banking payment to process). Sponsorships can order online by choosing AR as your tender method.
Visa Debit cards are not accepted for online purchases.
Is my credit card charged immediately?
No. You will receive an order confirmation email when you place your order. Your credit card will be charged when we process your order.
How soon should I expect to receive my materials?
Provided all materials are in stock, and under normal circumstances, once your credit card payment has been approved or we have received your online banking payment, your order will be delivered within 5-7 business days. During high volume times, order processing will take longer. Orders are filled on a first come first served basis. It is recommended you order your materials at least three weeks prior to the start date of your course from the campus you registered at.
How do I purchase a gift card?
Visit your Campus Bookstore, to purchase a gift card or online at GIFT CARDS. Gift cards are redeemable for tuition, fees or books at any of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Bookstores, Registration Services or Accounting offices. Cards can be sent out as registered mail for an additional charge of $10.00.
What shipping options are available for orders placed on the website and what are the costs?
Canada Post Expedited
Unless another mode has been requested, your course materials will be shipped by Canada Post Expedited. Your materials will be delivered to your door or PO Box. Costs for shipping and handling for Canada Post Expedited are based on the total dollar value of your order.
|Order Total ($$$)||Amount|
|$0.00 - $100.00||$10.00|
|$100.01 - $200.00||$13.00|
|$200.01 - and up||$15.00|
In Store Pickup
The Bookstore will notify you when the materials are ready to be picked up. Photo ID and/or receipt is required for all pickups. There is a $5.00 handling fee for this service.
NOTE: You must pick up your order at the Campus Bookstore where you placed the order. You must place your order with the Campus Bookstore that is responsible for your course or program. Please advise bookstore staff if a designate will be picking up your order.
What is the return policy?
Please read the entire return policy and return instructions before completing your order. Click here to view the return policy.
Who pays the return postage to the bookstore?
Shipping charges for items returned to the Bookstore are the responsibility of the purchaser unless the return is a result of an error made by the Bookstore. Return to sender or refused packages will have shipping charges deducted from your refund.
You can identify the status of your order (if placed on the website) by accessing your online bookstore account or by contacting the bookstore by
Am I able to get my materials shipped from one bookstore to my local bookstore so I can pick it up?
NO materials will be shipped from one bookstore to another for any reason. Materials must be purchased, shipped or picked up from the campus bookstore that facilitates your course or program.
Where can I find a booklist?
Booklists are available for full-time on-campus programs for the current term and can be found at the On-campus Bookstores and at the Online Bookstore websites. Click on the "Booklist" button on the top menu or click here to go directly to the booklists. Part-time program booklists are available by contacting the program.
Am I able to sell my used books?
At this time, the bookstore no longer buys used books.
Where can I buy notebooks, pens and binders on the website?
You will find a nice variety of items such as Saskatchewan Polytechnic pens, notebooks, binders and more here.
What items are available with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic logo that I might use as a gift and where do I find them?
Saskatchewan Polytechnic giftware is available in all four campus bookstores. The range includes blankets, travel mugs, tools, clothing, novelty items and much more. Stop in today to see the latest merchandise or here our online catalogs!