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alert ATTENTION: Campus closed Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.


The Columbus State Bookstore is your one-stop-shop for all your textbook, technology, 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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Upcoming Events

MAY 24: First Day to Purchase Books Using Financial Aid Funds

Additional dates can be found on the Financial Aid Disbursement Schedule

JUNE 14 - AUGUST 3: Catch the Cougar Cart! 

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to locate the cart’s current location each Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  



Hours of Operation May 24 - June 7


May 24 – 26

8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

May 27

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

May 28

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

May 30

Columbus State Closed (Memorial Day)

May 31 – June 2

7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

June 3

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

June 4

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

June 6

8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

June 7

Resume normal hours of operation


Regular Hours of Operation


8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday