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This LibGuide provides general information about the Mayo Clinic Medical Bookstore

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Make a purchase from the Library Bookstore.
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For detailed ordering instructions 

Return policy

Most purchases may be returned within 10 working days accompanied by a valid receipt.  Purchases must be in original condition. 

Approved returns after 10 working days may be assessed a handling fee.

Purchases that cannot be returned include Amazon marketplace independent sellers, associations, review books, and small independent venders.  If you have concerns about returning an item, please contact the bookstore prior to ordering.    

Students should contact bookstore personnel regarding return policies pertaining to required class textbooks.


Currently we do not have a virtual online bookstore.

In most circumstances, the cost is the list price of the book less a 10% discount.  If you would like pricing, please contact the bookstore at prior to ordering. 


2023 Purchasing

Last day to place orders for 2023 accounts is Dec. 8th. Last day to purchase available inventory is Dec. 19th.

Place orders here

For available inventory

The Mayo Clinic Medical Bookstore in the Plummer Building is “under construction”. We are still available for book order pickup by appointment. Requesting an appointment is as easy as sending an email to: 


Shipping Policy Update: 

The Mayo Clinic Medical Bookstore has been approved to ship to employee home address locations for those employees working from home.  To qualify for this service, you must be paying with a company number and cost center from a department or professional expense account or Mayo Clinic business credit card.  Please select Delivery Method “Other” and enter your name and home mailing address when placing your orders online.  Please contact the bookstore at if you have additional questions. 


Mayo Medical Bookstore

The Mayo Clinic Medical Bookstore stocks 2,000 medical, scientific and technical books. Textbooks for all Mayo Medical School, Allied Health, and Mayo Graduate School courses are available. Mayo Alumni Gifts can also be purchased in the bookstore. Orders may be placed for medical, scientific, or technical books not carried in the store.

Mayo employees may purchase items using staff dues account, personal credit card (Visa or Mastercard), personal check, or cash.
Departments may purchase items through Cost Center or Mayo procurement card.

Bookstore Handling Charges

The majority of bookstore prices are offered at list price with a 10% discount. Special orders from Amazon, an association, or small independent companies will be charged shipping if applicable and a handling charge from the bookstore based on the guidelines below.

Amount of Order Handling Charge
$0 - $100 $5
$101 - $200 $10
$201 - $300 $15
$301 - $400 $20
$401 - $500 $25
$501 - $1000 $50
$1000 or more $50

About Mayo Medical Bookstore

Phone:  507-284-2279
Fax:      507-266-5161

Location: Plummer Building
11th Floor  Rochester


Online orders can be placed on the Library Home page under "Services" and "Bookstore Purchase"

Contact Bookstore staff at


Bookstore Staff

Bookstore Manager

Cindy Losee

Bookstore Staff

Cindy Losee

Jasmine Zacate