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Kirby Plaza, c. 1955

First Floor

UMD STORES Lower Level

  • Books: new and used textbooks, general, medical and pharmacy
  • Computer supplies (see below)
  • Medical instruments
  • Office and school supplies
  • UMD Stores Gift Cards and Bulldog phone cards
  • UMD class rings
  • Services: special orders, faxing

UMD Stores Lower Level Hours:

7:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm Friday
CLOSED Saturday & Sunday

Text Book Buyback

Cash for Books Buyback is held during finals week of each semester. If the book is being used again the next semester, the student may receive a higher price when selling their book back, depending on the store's needs. For textbook inquiries, textbook reservations, textbook information or ordering products from any of our UMD Stores, please visit the UMD Stores website @

U-Card purchases

Enrolled students can use their U-Card for purchases in all UMD Stores. Charges will show up on your next billing with tuition and fees.

Computer Corner

Sells calculators and electronics, computers and computer software, accessories, cables, etc... They also sell lab access cards and have many demonstration machines and software packages available to view. UMD Stores is an Apple Authorized Campus Store. Educational pricing is available for all students, faculty and staff of UMD. Special orders, at competitive prices, are placed daily.


Home to textbook reservation pick-up (August and January), buyback (December and May) and special promotions throughout the academic school year (September- May). EXPRESS also offers mail and fax service and on-the-go snacks.

Northern Shores Coffee Shop

Students can use their Dining Dollars to purchase a variety of coffees, teas, smoothies, pastries, sandwiches, etc.

The Print Shop

Offers printing services for UMD students, faculty, staff, and departments.

TCF Bank

Full service branch of TCF bank with tellers, ATM, loan services, and the U-Card office.

International Education Office

The IEO assists students in achieving their study abroad interests and attaining global knowledge through hands on experience. IEO administered programs can be found in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and North America. Programs include short 2-6 week programs, semester-long direct enrollment and inexpensive exchange programs, and academic year abroad. Course credits earned abroad fulfill degree requirements and financial aid applies to study abroad.

Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS)

Provides campus technology services including email and web services, wireless network, computer labs, interactive television classrooms, and the Tech Center which provides student assistance, computer maintenance and repair, classroom equipment check out, and help desk.

Second Floor

UMD Stores Street Level

UMD Clothing, gifts, greeting cards, art supplies, convenience items, convenience foods, etc.

UMD Market Day in the Plaza

A great summer event for campus and community featuring a farmer's market, art vendors, and live music on Kirby Plaza in front of UMD Stores, rain or shine. Every Wednesday from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, mid-May to the end of September.

Kirby Bus Hub (DTA Transit Center)

Located on Kirby Drive. UMD students have free access to DTA busses by showing their U-Card as they board the bus. With stops located throughout Duluth, students can reach destinations such as Spirit Mountain, Miller Hill Mall, Canal Park, Park Point, etc.

Kirby Plaza Food Court

Students can purchase food using a flex-plan of Dining Dollars. Restaurants include the Burger Hub, Center Court, Daily Special, Grab and Go, Sombrero's Mexican Fiesta, and Taste of Italia.

Third Floor

College of Liberal Arts Offices

Student Affairs and Advisement Center

American Indian Learning Resource Center

The Center provides campus-wide student support services, including recruitment, academic/career advising, tutorial services, personal and financial aid counseling for American Indian and Alaskan Native students.

  • Some of the most popular study abroad destinations include China, United Kingdom, Australia, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, and Spain.
  • If you purchase your textbooks online from the Bookstore, the Express Store will have them ready and waiting for you before the semester begins.

Next Location

Located on your right, across from ITSS.

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