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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.
  • 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!

Winter clearance


Bookstore Events & Promotions   

February 16-27: Customer Appreciation Sale
20% off all in-store apparel, backpacks, computers, electronics, gifts, and general reading books. While you're in, check out our new cards and journals (buy one card get one free). Exclusions apply. 

March 2-13: End of Season Winter Apparel Sale
Come in for great prices on sweatshirts, outerwear and more!

March 3: Grad Fair from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
We have all the graduation items you need. Stop by and register to win a free diploma frame!

March 16-21: Spring Break
Enjoy your break! Note that the Bookstore will be closed for inventory March 19 & 20.


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Hours of Operation:

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
  • Software
  • Text Price Comparison Tool
  • Textbook Buyback

Additional Information:




Columbus State Bookstore
Contact Us

283 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215