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The Columbus State Bookstore is your one-stop-shop for all your textbook, supply, uniform, and spirit wear needs.

  • Need a book? The right books at competitive prices are here—and in a variety of formats. Use the Textbook Price Comparison Tool for side-by-side comparison with other vendors!
  • Don't need a book? A year-round used textbook and calculator buyback program allows you to exchange select books and calculators for cash.
  • Need a pencil? We have supplies, uniforms, tech products, and spirit wear, too!
  • Need a ride? COTA Bus passes may be purchased to get you around town - View rates
  • Need a snack? A Café provides a variety of food, beverages, and healthy grab-and-go options.

Have more questions? Read our FAQs for more information.



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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

  Extended Hours of Operation

May 22

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

May 23

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

May 26 – 28

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

May 29

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

May 30

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

June 1 – 4

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 5

Resume normal hours of operation


    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
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283 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215