Our customer service specialists can provide additional information about our learning solutions, arrange for review copies to be sent to you, and assist with all steps of the order process. Customer Service Call Center hours are Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (CST). Customer Service Chat is available Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm (CST).

JIST Career Solutions
7900 Xerxes Avenue South, Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55431
Phone: (800) 228-0810 or (563) 589-1000
Fax: (800) 772-9165 or (563) 589-1046

Policies and Order Information

Ordering products and review copies

You may place orders via:

(800) 228-0810 or (563) 589-1000


(800) 772-9165 or (563) 589-1046

JIST Career Solutions
Attn: Customer Service
7900 Xerxes Avenue South, Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55431

Placing an order on is quick and easy. New customers can check out and create an account at the same time or they can complete their order without creating an account.

Business-to-business customers

All orders over $500.00 purchased on-account will be held pending written confirmation via fax, email (attaching a purchase order document), or mail.

Send confirmations to:
JIST Career Solutions
7900 Xerxes Avenue South, Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55431
Fax: (800) 772-9165 or (563) 589-1046

Placing orders on

Placing an order on is quick and easy. New customers can check out and create an account at the same time or they can complete their order without creating an account. Once you have an account, you’ll be able you to:

  • Shop and check out faster on your next visit.
  • Obtain a history of items you’ve purchased online.
  • Retain items in your “wish list.”

1. Add items to your cart.
First, you will need to browse or search for the item you would like to order. Click on the item that interests you to visit its product detail page. When you’re ready to order the item, enter the number of copies you wish to purchase in the quantity box. Next, click the “continue shopping” button if you wish to order more items. Otherwise, click the “proceed to checkout” button.

2. Review your shopping cart.
You do not have to view your entire cart before you check out, but it’s a great place to look over your order. The cart displays all of the items you have selected and lets you make adjustments. You can increase or reduce the quantity of items in your cart. The cart also provides a subtotal that includes applicable sales tax, before any shipping charges are applied. Once you’re comfortable with the items in your cart, click the “proceed to checkout” button.

3. Proceed to checkout.
Returning customers can sign in to their accounts, using their e-mail address and password. New customers will need to click the “register” button to create an account.

4. Select shipping and payment methods.
Shipping: We currently offer ground (standard), next-day, second-day, or third-day delivery for all U.S. continental orders placed on

Payment: Select your payment method of either a credit card or purchase order and proceed to the next page. From here you will need to enter your payment details. You may also review a summary of your order and enter any comments for our customer service department. When you are ready, click “submit order” to complete the ordering process.

5. Review your order confirmation.
A confirmation page will display with a copy of your invoice. You may print this invoice by clicking the “print invoice” bottom at the bottom of the page. Shortly after this page displays, you will receive an e-mail confirming the details of your order.

Shipping, tax, and delivery


Ground shipments in the continental United States: Shipping and handling charges for continental U.S.—regular ground shipments only: Please add 10% of the subtotal; the minimum charge is $10.00.

Rush orders: For rush orders, please contact the JIST Customer Service team at 800-328-1452. For shipping within the United States, we offer the following delivery options:

  • Next-day delivery (please add 14% of the subtotal, plus $10.00)
  • Second-day delivery (please add 13% of the subtotal, plus $6.00)


All shipments are FOB shipping point.

For-profit companies and residents of the following states must add sales tax: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Sales tax is calculated by your county sales tax rate.

Not-for-profit organizations in these states must include their tax number on all orders to qualify for tax exemption.

GST and HST will be included on orders to Canada.


We work hard to see that most orders are received, processed, and out the warehouse door within 48 hours!

New customers submitting credit information will take a little longer, and sometimes we’ll need to contact you to clarify billing/shipping information or products ordered. In any case, all orders are shipped ASAP via UPS Ground, exceptions noted below.

In the continental U.S. Ground shipments usually take 3-6 business days after the shipping date. UPS Ground does not deliver to post office boxes, so please include your street address with your order.

Outside the continental U.S. We will attempt to use the carrier of your choice, provided we can trace the shipment.

Special orders. A few catalog items are ordered from their manufacturer(s) only when we receive your order. Add two weeks to delivery times for these.

Payment and pricing


We accept payment by purchase order or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express).


Prices on products are subject to change without prior notice.

All orders are invoiced in U.S. dollars. Conversion fees charged by your credit card company may apply.


Returns for materials purchased from JIST cannot be accepted unless written approval has been secured.

Shipping charges are non-refundable.

Online products

Returns and refunds on digital offerings, including electronic codes and software, are limited to those that have not been activated or used and must be requested within 7 days of purchase. No returns or refunds will be given for any electronic codes that has been activated or for software that has been downloaded.

Product defects

In the event of a product defect:

  • Returns must be made in 30-45 days.
  • Please enclose a copy of the packing list or invoice. We cannot process a credit to your account without the packing list or invoice copy.
  • We accept returns that arrive in a condition to sell again. So pack very carefully.
  • Ship prepaid FedEx Ground or UPS, or any method that provides a way for you to trace the shipment.

Ship returns to:
Paradigm Education Solutions
c/o Bradford & Bigelow
3 Perkins Way
Newburyport, MA 01950

Frequently Asked Questions

What is JIST's preview policy?

One of the best ways to learn about our resources is to take a first-hand look at them. Qualified professionals and educators can request free review materials. The following terms and conditions apply.


Qualified professionals and educators can receive one free review copy of each of the JIST-published assessments that interest them. To order, contact your account manager or visit

Workbooks and books

For course adoptions or large-quantity purchases, JIST will provide one free review copy of a JIST-published workbook or book to qualified professionals or educators. To order, contact your account manager.


Many of JIST’s newest videos can be reviewed online for a five-day trial period. To order, contact your account manager.

What is JIST's federal tax I.D.?


How can I get free instructor's guides?


We publish instructor’s guides for many of the JIST workbooks and we want you to have them! When you order 20 or more copies of a JIST-published workbook, please order the corresponding instructor’s guide, and put N/C (no charge) on the order form as the price. If you order 20 or more copies of a JIST-published workbook on our website, the corresponding instructor’s guide will automatically be added to your order at no charge.


Instructor’s guides are available for most JIST-produced videos and are available in PDF format. You can access them via the downloads tab on the individual product pages.


Instructor’s guides are available for most JIST-produced assessments and are available in PDF format. You can access them via the downloads tab on the individual product pages.

How can I check on the status of my order?

You may check the status of your order by sending an e-mail to Please include the following information in your e-mail:

  • Your name
  • Shipping address
  • Date ordered
  • Order method (web, phone, fax, or mail)
  • How to contact you (e-mail or phone)

A JIST customer service specialist will contact you with the status of your order.

How do I get permission for using a portion of JIST content?

All JIST content is protected by copyright law. Please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at or (978) 750-8400. On JIST’s behalf, the Copyright Clearance Center provides annual licenses and pay-per-use permission for JIST content in various print and digital formats.

What are JIST's terms and conditions for videos?

DVDs and JIST Gateway online videos

JIST’s DVDs and online videos include public performance rights, meaning customers are welcome to show the DVD or online video to a live audience of people, without charge. Public performance rights do not include the right to broadcast the program online or by other means.

JIST Gateway Online Video eSamples

Video eSamples, provided to qualified professionals free of charge for review purposes, do not include public performance rights. These eSample videos are not to be shared with multiple individuals or groups.

If you are interested in obtaining a license to transmit our video programs to another site or multiple locations, you must purchase the rights to do so. Please contact your account manager to discuss your intended use for licensing and pricing information.

What is JIST's privacy policy?

At JIST Career Solutions, we are in the business of helping people improve their professional lives by providing the best information on careers, job search, and business. We value our customers and promise that we will keep your personal information confidential. We collect information about our customers only to conduct business and offer products and services that might be of interest to you. JIST will not inundate you with e-mail, mail, or phone calls. Nor will we sell your name to another company. If you don’t want to receive e-mail from us, please let us know and we will honor your request.

Can I get free JIST assessments for my dissertation or thesis?

Upon request, JIST will provide one complimentary assessment package (25 copies in print or digital format) to graduate students using JIST assessments as part of their dissertation or thesis. We require that the results or research findings be shared with JIST Career Solutions by contacting Shea Pream, Associate Product Manager, at If more assessments are required to complete the student’s dissertation or thesis, JIST will provide a 50% discount toward their total assessment order. The remaining costs will be owed to JIST Career Solutions prior to delivery.