Payment Terms

Terms and Conditions of Sale

  • All direct orders must be prepaid by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, AmEx, Discover), check, or money order. Payment must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank account and made payable to Temple University Press.

  • Shipping and handling: As of March 1, 2023 we will no longer have a flat rate for shipping. All consumer-driven orders through the shopping cart will be provided a variety of shipping options.

    Sales tax will be applied to orders shipping to  AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV and WY.  Canadian residents add 5% GST.

    For customer service inquiries, call 1.800.621.2736. Outside the U.S. call 733.568.1550.

Returns Policy

Current editions of clean, saleable books are eligible for full credit at invoice discount if returned within two years of invoice date. Invoice information is required. Books returned without invoice information or beyond the time period will be credited at 50% of list. Books marred by non-removable labels will not be accepted. Books received in damaged or defective condition must be returned within sixty days. All CD's are non-returnable unless damaged. Returns, marked clearly with invoice numbers, should be shipped to:

Returns Department
Temple University Press 
c/o Chicago Distribution Center 
11030 South Langley Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60628