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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!


Financial Aid Book Allowance: Important Dates

LAST day to pick-up Online Orders September 26, 2014
Remaining Financial Aid Credit Balance released by Columbus State (Direct Deposit or Check) October 1, 2014

Bookstore Events & Promotions  

While supplies last:  Azpen 7" Tablet Bundle Sale
Now only $99.99! Bundle Includes: Azpen 7" Android Tablet, 8GB MicroSD Card, Stylus, Earbuds, and Case (asst. colors)

September 30 and October 1: Sidewalk Sale!

Get clearance merchandise for $1, $3, $5, and $10 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. as weather permits outside the Bookstore.

Through October 3: Skullcandy Sale
Skullcandy Headphones for 30% off. No additional discounts apply.

September 22-October 8: National Student Day Book & Glasses Drive
Join us in the spirit of education and donate books and glasses/glasses cases at a drop box nearest you (around many buildings on campus). Learn more about National Student Day.

October 6-7: Customer Appreciation Sale
20% off school supplies, backpacks, gifts, and imprinted Columbus State apparel. Additional 10% employee discount applies. 

October 14, 21 and 30: Sweatshirt Sale from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
October 16: Sweatshirt Sale at the Delaware Campus from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Pick up a Columbus State sweatshirt for $14.99 in the courtyard near the Christopher Columbus statue. *Rain location is the Bookstore.

October 28: Grad Fair from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Get all the graduation supplies you need at the Bookstore! 


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

Additional Information:




Columbus State Bookstore
Contact Us

283 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215