Service Programs

Blue Devil Delivery is a unique reservation and delivery program designed to help incoming freshmen ease into life at Duke. The program allows students to preorder textbooks, computers, linens and a variety of other items and have them available for pickup at convenient locations during check in. The textbook program has served well over 50% of the freshman class. The computer program delivers units to nearly 100% of the freshmen who purchase computers through Duke.

Duke University Collection of Gifts is a full-color clothing and gifts catalog mailed each year to over 225,000 alumni and customers. The catalog features nearly 400 unique Duke items.

Student Activities Calendar is distributed to students and to the Duke Community free of charge during fall rush. The planner includes information about the academic calendar, and events and activities at Duke. Duke Stores produces and distributes 10,000 copies each year.

Kryzewskiville is a tenting village built by Duke students waiting to obtain tickets for certain, important home games. Duke Stores participates by providing meals for students during the Duke v. UNC campout. Employee volunteers prepare and distribute food the night before the game. Duke Stores serves nearly 500 students during this event.

Textbook Buyback allows students to sell books back to the Textbook Store at the beginning and end of each semester at convenient locations on East and West campuses. Additionally, the Textbook Store buys textbooks from students year-round in the store. Students can access buyback prices on the Textbook Store website in order to compare our prices against other internet competitors.

Cap & Gown Distribution. Prior to graduation, Duke Stores offers fitting services for graduation regalia in the Bryan Center. At the graduation ceremony, employees are on hand to supply items that may have been forgotten by the graduate. Faculty gown rental is also available for any event in which academic apparel is required.

DevilSpeak is an online customer feedback forum allowing customers to voice questions or concerns directly to the management team at Duke Stores. To submit comments, customers select from a list of stores in a dropdown menu and enter comments or questions. The message is directed to the appropriate manager who responds within 48 hours.

Park Free On Me. Duke Stores offers free parking coupons to customers with a minimum purchase of $10.00 at the Gothic Bookshop, the Duke Computer Store, the University Store and/or the Textbook Store.

Be The First To Know is a permission based e-mail marketing program that offers customers the ability to control the amount of advertising they receive. Customers can sign up for as many as six different e-mail lists and choose to opt out at any time.