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U of T Bookstore Gift Cards

Give the student in your life a gift with endless possibilities.

U of T Bookstore gift cards can be used towards any purchase* made at our retail locations or online, on anything from textbooks to clothing.

Physical gift cards can be purchased at the cashier desk in any U of T Bookstore location. If you aren't able to come into our store, we also offer virtual gift cards with all the same perks. Virtual gift cards can be ordered down below.

Purchases of both physical and virtual gift cards must have a minimum value of $5 and a maximum value of $200 CAD.

If you are placing an order for someone else, please remember to add your information in notes under Shipping Comments, so we may be able to contact you if we need more information.

While placing your order, you will have to choose a 'Shipping Method' to complete the order submission. Please note this is only to complete the checkout process. VGC are processed and emailed to the customer irrespective of the shipping method added.

If you require large quantities, please call 416-640-7900 x5860.

To check your balance, please contact 416-640-7900 x5850 or customerservice@uoftbookstore.com.

For more information and full terms and conditions regarding both Physical Gift Cards and Virtual Gift Cards, see Terms & Condiitons.

*U of T Bookstore gift cards cannot be used towards the purchase of other gift cards and Canada Post merchandise.

Terms and Conditions for U of T Bookstore Gift Cards

General

These terms and conditions apply to all U of T Bookstore Gift Cards, both Physical and Virtual. By purchasing a U of T Bookstore Gift Card, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. The U of T Bookstore reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions without notice. Any changes made to the terms and conditions will be updated on uoftbookstore.com.

Validity

Virtual Gift Cards have no value until processed and activated by the U of T Bookstores in an online order. Physical U of T Bookstore Gift Cards have no value until activated at a cash register in-store. Gift Cards will be in CDN dollars only. Purchases are deducted from the Gift Card balance. Any unused balance will be placed in the recipient's Gift Card account until redeemed. U of T Bookstore Gift Cards do not have an expiration date and do not carry fees.

Delivery

Virtual U of T Bookstore Gift Cards purchased online will be delivered in 1-2 business days, after the online order has been processed. The buyer is responsible for providing a valid email address for delivery of Virtual Gift Cards when they place their order. The U of T Bookstore reserves the right to withhold the delivery of the Virtual Gift Card if the email address provided is not valid or cannot be confirmed. The U of T Bookstore will not be held responsible for delays in delivery of Virtual Gift Cards. Physical U of T Bookstore Gift Cards are instantly activated at time of purchase in-store.

Return Policy

All purchases of Physical and Virtual U of T Bookstore Gift Cards are final sale; returns and exchanges for cash cannot be offered. The U of T Bookstore cannot be held responsible for Gift Cards that are lost, stolen or damaged.

Purchases paid for using either Physical and Virtual U of T Bookstore Gift Cards will be refunded on the same method of payment where refunds are applicable. All other U of T Bookstore return and exchange policies will apply.

Reload

U of T Bookstore Gift Cards cannot be reloaded. Each unique Gift Card number is subject to use only until the current balance is set to $0.00 CAD.

Redemption

Physical and Virtual U of T Bookstore Gift Cards are accepted towards any purchase made at participating physical and online stores, excluding purchases of other gift cards and Canada Post products. Participating stores under the management of the U of T Bookstore include but are not limited to:

  • The U of T Bookstores on the St. George, Scarborough and Mississauga Campuses
  • The Law Bookstore in the Faculty of Law Building
  • The Varsity Store in the Athletic Centre
  • The St. Mike's Café in St. Michael's College
  • Online at uoftbookstore.com
  • Online at ocadustore.com

Users must present the Physical Gift Card or the Virtual Gift Card number at time of redemption.

Last updated Dec 7, 2020