We require prepayment on all orders. Please make checks payable to UC Regents. We accept checks and all major credit cards. We require the following information to process credit card orders:

  • Quantity and title of publication requested
  • Type of card — Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover
  • Name as it appears on your credit card
  • Credit card number and expiration date
  • Billing address and telephone number
  • Shipping address
  • Sales tax: California residents please add appropriate sales tax

Shipping and Handling

For 4th Class, $7 for the first book and $1 for each additional book. Allow four weeks for delivery.

For additional services (UPS, Next Day, 2nd Day, etc.) or international shipping rates, please email igs@berkeley.edu for exact charges.

Booksellers and Wholesalers

We offer a 20% discount for bookstores, wholesalers, and bulk purchases. All orders go UPS Ground; please call for shipping information. We will calculate shipping costs and send you a prepayment invoice. We can ship using your collect UPS or FedEx account number.

Return Policy

We maintain a no-returns policy. The only exception is if a title is sent to you by mistake, or if your order is damaged. In these cases, we will send a replacement copy or credit your account. Returns for damaged books must be made within 30 days of purchase.

Review and Desk / Examination Copies

If you would like to review a Berkeley Public Policy Press title for a journal or publication, please submit a request on journal or company letterhead stating the title you are requesting. If you are working under a deadline, please include that information as well.

Mail your request to: 

Berkeley Public Policy Press
University of California, Berkeley
109 Philosophy Hall #2370
Berkeley, CA 94720-2370

Review copies are sent 4th Class, please allow 2-3 weeks.

Mail all orders to:

University of California, Berkeley
Institute of Governmental Studies
109 Philosophy Hall, #2370
Berkeley, CA 94720-2370