FAQ

Your Order

How do I know when my order has been shipped?

You will be notified via email that your order was shipped provided an accurate email address was given.

When can I expect my order?

You will be notified via email when your order is shipped. Please review and use the following delivery time frame guidelines below to help determine when your order should arrive. Please note that our policy allows for up to 1-3 business days before your order is shipped out.

• Standard Ground: After your order is shipped out, you should receive it within 2-10 business days.
• 2nd day: After your order has left our facility, you should receive your order within 2 business days.
• Next Day: After your order has left our facility, you should receive it within 1 business day.

Please be advised that UPS does not include weekends or holidays as ship dates nor do they ship to P.O. Boxes.

Order status glossary

Your order status is supplied to you via email provided an accurate email address is given. You will receive a series of emails that indicate what is happening with your order. The following emails will be sent to you according to the stage your order is currently in.

• Order Confirmation: Within minutes of your order being successfully placed in our database, you will receive an email stating your order is confirmed.
• Shipping Confirmation: When your order is shipped, you will receive an email stating it has been shipped. Depending on your selected method of shipping, you should receive your order accordingly after you receive this specific email.
• Backordered: If an order is currently not available due to it not being in stock, you will receive an email stating your order is currently on backorder. As soon as those items arrive, your order will be shipped to you via the shipping method you chose for your original order.
• Cancelled: If an order is no longer available and has been discontinued, you will receive an email stating your order has been refunded.
• Credit Memo: If your order has been cancelled or if you have requested a refund, you will receive a Credit Memo email which confirms that your credit has been processed. It may take 5-7 business days for the funds to return to your account.

Please be advised that we frequently try to update our website to reflect the items we have in stock and available. We apologize in advance if your order gets backordered or cancelled.

Can I make a change to my order?

Typically, you can only make a change to your order within 24 hours of your order being placed by calling 1-800-283-0234 as soon as possible. Even then, we regret to say, we cannot guarantee that your order change request can be granted.

Where is my order?

You will be notified via email when your order is shipped. Please review and use the following delivery time frame guidelines below to help determine when your order should arrive. Please note that our policy allows for up to 1-5 business days before your order is shipped out.

• Standard Ground: After your order is shipped out, you should receive your order within 2-10 business days.
• 2nd day: After your order is shipped out, you should receive your order within 2 days.
• Next Day: After your order is shipped out, you should receive your order within overnight.

Please be advised that UPS does not include weekends or holidays as ship dates nor do they ship to P.O. Boxes.

Please click here to find the status of your order.

Backordered items/Cancelled Items

Many of our stores also serve as retail outlets for team merchandise and are subject to walk-in traffic in addition to their web sales. We make every effort to keep the online stores stocked with merchandise, but during intense demands for a school's product, out-of-stock items or sizes may not be pulled off the site in time. You will not be billed for a cancelled item and notified via email.

Merchandise Inquiries

How can I search for a product?

If we do not have the item you are looking for available then we suggest checking back periodically to see if we have added your desired product, as we are continually expanding our merchandise selection.

Why don't you have my size available on the site?

If a size is not available, it is most commonly on backorder. If an item is on backorder, it generally takes 10-15 days to restock. Please peruse the site again in the next 2-3 weeks for availability. We apologize for these types of delays.

What if I don't see an item on your site that I want?

You can send us an email with the details of your merchandise inquiry by using the contact us form and selecting the department "Merchandise Inquires". This will help us better track your email inquiry and ensure you will get a quicker response to your order change request.

How can I make a product suggestion?

We frequently are looking to see what our users are would like to see available on the website. Please click here and select the department "Merchandise Inquiries" to contact us with details of what you would like to see available on our website.

How can I receive a catalog?

The online Official Online Athletics Store does not publish a catalog. As we're updating items on the sites frequently, a print catalog would quickly be outdated.

Payment Options

What type of payment options do you accept?

We accept the following payment options:

• Paypal
• Pay with Amazon
• Visa
• MasterCard
• Discover
• American Express
*Please be advised that you can use either a credit card or bank/debit card.

Why do I have to pay sales tax?

CBS Interactive is the vendor of record for your online purchase through this Official Online Athletics Store. We are required to charge sales tax for orders shipped to states in which we have a business interest or location. Please be advised that this location is most likely not a Official Online Athletics Store where you can purchase merchandise, but more likely a sales, marketing, or administrative office. Please be advised that we currently charge sales tax for orders in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.

Can I use a pre-paid Visa or Mastercard gift card to pay for my order?

At this time, we are unable to accept pre-paid gift cards as a form of payment for your order, even if it has a Visa or Mastercard logo on it. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Shipping Information

What shipping options do I have? (Standard, Next Day, 2nd day)

We offer multiple shipping methods, which include Standard, Next Day, 2nd day.

Standard Ground is the cheapest form of delivery. It can take up to 2-10 business days.
2nd day is priced a little more than Standard Ground, however you will receive your order within 2 days of your order being processed and shipped.
Next Day is priced a little more than 2nd day, however you will receive your order overnight once it is processed.

Please note that all Express Deliveries (Next Day Air and 2nd Day Air) are next Business Day only. This excludes Holidays and Weekends. Choosing Express shipping minimizes delivery days, not order processing days, which may take 1-3 days.

How do I calculate my shipping, handling, and tax costs?

In order to calculate your shipping, handling, and tax costs, simply place the item(s) in your shopping cart and prior to checkout you can see the shipping costs for your desired item(s) by using the Shipping & Tax Estimator in the cart. Be sure to enter your location - country, state, and zip code. Finally click on the link that reads: "Estimate" and it will give you the rate options for your desired item(s).

What are the Shipping Costs?
SHIPPING OPTIONS / RATES
Shipping Method Order Range Ship Cost
UPS Standard Ground $0.00 - $19.99 $6.95
$20.00 - $49.99 $7.95
$50.00 - $99.99 $8.95
$100.00 - $149.99 $9.95
$150.00 - $199.99 $10.95
$200.00 - $249.99 $11.95
$250.00 - $299.99 $12.95
$300.00 - $349.99 $13.95
$350.00 - $399.99 $14.95
$400.00 - up $16.95
UPS 2nd Day $0.00 - $99.99 $19.95
$100.00 - $199.99 $24.95
$200.00 - $299.99 $29.95
$300.00 - $399.99 $34.95
$400.00 - up $39.95
UPS Next Day (Lower 48 States) $0.00 - $99.99 $26.95
$100.00 - $199.99 $36.95
$200.00 - $299.99 $46.95
$300.00 - up $56.95
UPS Next Day (Alaska / Hawaii) $0.00 - $49.99 $30.95
$50.00 - $99.99 $40.95
$100.00 - $149.99 $60.95
$150.00 - $199.99 $80.95
$200.00 - up $100.95
*Order total refers to the total price of merchandise in your cart
it does not include sales tax or any special handling charges.
How long does it take to process orders?

Due to the high volume of orders and the unique nature of this item, our policy allows for up to 1-3 days before your order is shipped out.

Tracking your order

Your shipping confirmation order should contain a tracking number for your package. If your order is shipped in multiple packages, you will receive multiple shipping confirmation emails and/or tracking numbers.

Do you ship to Canada or International?

We ship to the United States only specifically the lower 48 states, Alaska and Hawaii. We do not ship to Canada or Internationally.

Returns and Exchanges

What is your return policy?

CMU Chippewas Official Store will accept returns for a full refund, replacement, or exchange provided that the merchandise is returned within 30 days of receipt of your order and is in new, unwashed and unworn condition (including original packaging, tags and accessories.) Clearance, sale, and promotional items are non-returnable.

To help us rapidly process your request, please return a copy of your receipt with the merchandise. We recommend that you return items via an insured mail service for your protection. Please note that the CMU Chippewas Official Store will only refund shipping if your return was a result of our error. Return your merchandise to 202 Bovee University Center, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant 48859.

When can I expect my credit to be completed?

Usually, credits will post back into your account with 5-7 business days after your refund has been initiated. You will receive a "Credit Memo" email once a Customer Service Representative has processed your refund.

Please contact us here if you have any questions.

Safety, Security, and Privacy

Is your site secure to use?

Yes. We use a number of high-security tactics to make sure all of your information is extremely protected.

Miscellaneous

How do I make a suggestion?

Please contact us here and select "Merchandise Inquiries" with the full details of your suggestion and we will ensure the appropriate individuals are aware of your comments. We appreciate you taking the time to send us your suggestions and comments.

How do I contact affiliates?

For information about how your school can become part of CSTV.com, contact Mark Johnson at mj@ocsn.com.

How do I unsubscribe from your newsletters?

To unsubscribe your email address from receiving any future newsletters, please use the directions listed below.

Simply click on the link located at the bottom of any unwanted transactional email that reads, "Unsubscribe". The text will be similar to the following:

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How can I report an error on your site?

Please click here and select "Merchandise Inquiries" to report any spelling, information, or any other error you may have encountered on our website.

Please click here to contact us with any questions.