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The Columbus State Bookstore, owned and operated by Columbus State, is your one-stop-shop for all your school needs and spirit wear, too! Your bookstore is dedicated to serving students by providing the resources you need to succeed at Columbus State!  

We offer:

  • The right books at competitive prices—and in a variety of formats.
  • An online textbook rental program and a Textbook Price Comparison Tool for side-by-side comparison with other vendors.
  • Office and medical supplies, electronics and computer products, academically priced software, and much more.
  • A year-round used textbook and calculator buyback program.
  • COTA Bus passes. View rates and read our FAQs for more information.
  • Special promotions and events.
  • A Café providing quick, healthy grab-and-go options, as well as snacks & drinks.

Stop in today and discover all the Columbus State Bookstore has to offer!

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Click here to read more about using Financial Aid at the Bookstore.

Bookstore Events & Promotions   

January 20-31: Go Cougars!
Support the Columbus State Basketball program with a limited edition T-shirt. While you’re in, register to win a 13.3" Widescreen HD LED TV.

January 26-February 6: Backpack Sale
Entire stock is 20% off!

February 1-13: Holiday T-Shirt Sale
Get Columbus State Valentine's Day and St. Patty's Day T-Shirts for $6 - and register to win a giant plush animal. 


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Hours of Operation:

January 20 – 22

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

January 23  

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

January 24

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

January 26

Resume regular hours of operation


Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Closed


Also Located in the DX BuildingDX Café


    Order textbooks and shop online
    Order Academically Priced Software

Using Financial Aid for Bookstore Purchases

Online Shopping Information

How to Purchase Textbooks:

Affordability Matters

  • Affordability Video
  • Online Textbook Rental
  • Software
  • Text Price Comparison Tool
  • Textbook Buyback

Additional Information:




Columbus State Bookstore
Contact Us

283 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215