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Special Orders
In The Computer Store
Don’t see a product you need on our sales floor or website? Call us at (805) 893-3538 or send us an email at computers@bookstore.ucsb.edu to inquire whether we can special order the item from one of our distributors. We have access to a wide variety of brand-name monitors, speakers, storage devices, peripherals, network devices, cabling, software, video games, toners and ink cartridges, and electronic components. Because special orders are often requested for unique items, we will require payment prior to placing the order with our vendors or distributors. Special order purchases cannot be made over the phone. Several of our vendor distribution centers are located on the west coast and we often receive special order shipments within several days. Our pricing is competitive as we rarely charge MSRP and you won’t pay a cent for shipping and handling either. After all, we’re here to serve you, the academic community!

A Few Things to Remember
When placing a special order please bring a photo I.D. to the computer department at the UCSB Bookstore. Certain products with educational or academic pricing will require you to present your university I.D. card.

An account will be created for you in our system and payment must be made in full before we can order the product(s) from our vendor or distributor. Payment can be made using cash, Credit Card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card), Access Card, BARC Account, or UCSB Bookstore Gift Card.

We will try to first locate a vendor or distributor on the west coast in order to offer you the fastest ETA possible. We often receive special orders within one or two business days!

We rarely charge MSRP and you won’t ever pay for shipping and handling.

While tracking information cannot be made directly accessible, our staff can always check on the processing or shipping status of your special order. Give us a call or send us an email about your special order and we will check with the vendors or distributors involved to find an ETA on your order.

When your special order arrives, we will notify you by phone that your order is available for pick-up.

Please call us at (805) 893-3538 or send us an email computers@bookstore.ucsb.edu.
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