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The Basics

SDSU Press, and its imprint, Hyperbole Books, fill orders by mail or telephone (619-594-6220). Please specify items wanted, purchase order number as needed, full address, telephone number, and shipping address when different from billing address. Discount Schedule to the Trade: 40% (Short discount items 20% maximum discount).


All orders from individuals must be prepaid in U.S. funds, either by personal check or money order. For corporations, educational institutions, and libraries, our terms are net 30 days. Please pay from invoice. For new accounts, initial orders over $50 may be asked to prepay.

Shipping rates 

$4 for 1 or 2 items; add $1.00 for each item over 2. Additional charge for oversized or special shipping. All items are sent fourth class bookpost unless other shipping means requested. Invoices will be sent with shipment. For Canadian and other foreign shipments to individuals, add $12.00 for 1 or 2 items, plus $.50 for each item over 2 (orders sent via international bookpost). Allow six to eight weeks for shipment overseas. Please send International Money Order or check drawn on U.S. bank. We are unable to accept credit-card purchases. All checks sent to us should be made payable to "SDSU Press."

Rush Orders 

Specify date needed and method of shipment preferred.


Claims for shorts or damage must be made within 45 days of the invoice date.

Returns Policy

Returns should conform to the following guidelines
1. In case of order fulfillment error, we accept returns from all customers; otherwise, returns are accepted only if the conditions below have been met.

2. First, books must be in saleable condition to receive credit. Returns should be packed carefully in stiff cardboard to prevent damage in shipment; books damaged in shipment to us will not be accepted for credit.

3. In case of customer cancellation or overstock, we will accept the return of any item in good condition up to one year from the invoice date for credit at 50% of retail.

4. Claims for credit must cite our credit memo number, not the purchaser's chargeback number.

5. Credits must be used within one year.

6. No refunds will be issued.

7. Invoice numbers are required for all returned books.

All orders and returns should be sent to:

San Diego State University Press
SDSU | 5500 Campanile Drive
MC 6020 | AL 283
San Diego, CA 92182-6020

Telephone orders or information:(619) 594-6220

E-mail all ordering queries to:

William Nericcio
SDSU Press Director