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Mayo Clinic Medical Bookstore: Home

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. 


The Medical Bookstore physical space is closed.

Bookstore staff are working remotely.  You may submit your orders on the library home page under "Services" and "Bookstore Purchase" and they will be processed and shipped to your Mayo work location.  If you are working remotely due to COVID19 and require shipping to home, please include your home mailing address and daytime phone number in the address "Other" on the order form.  Not all titles are available for home delivery.  If you have concerns about an existing order or bookstore questions, please email bookstore staff at   Thank you.


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 departmental PAU 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


The Medical Bookstore physical space is temporarily closed due to Covid19.

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

Kari Bernard