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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.

 Summer Events

JULY 13-17 Tee Shirt Sale

Select $9.99 Columbus State tees on sale for only $6.

JULY 15 Ice Cream Social 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free ice cream in the Bookstore between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last)! Register to win a Cuisinart Pure Indulgence 2 QT Frozen Yogurt-Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker. Employees are not eligible to participate.

JULY 13 & 16 Bookstore Job Fair
The Columbus State Bookstore is hiring seasonal associates for the Autumn Semester 2015 peak period (August 17 - September 11, 2015.) All candidates should apply online before attending the Job Fair. Apply at and search for Sales Associate, requisition 90  All candidates hired will be required to attend a training session the week of August 10 – 14. 

JULY 22-23 Summer Snow Day and Student Employee Appreciation
All Columbus State Students and Employees take 20% off school backpacks, electronics, gifts, supplies, and apparel! Additional 10% employee discount applies. Enjoy free snow cones from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

JULY 30 Gospel Vocal Ensemble Performance 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

AUGUST 3-7 Textbook Buyback
Get the most money back for your textbooks!

Columbus Campus
Mon 8/3 through Thurs 8/6 from 8 a/m. - 6 p.m.
Fri 8/7 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Delaware Campus
Thurs 8/6 from noon- 6 p.m.

Westerville Center
Mon 8/3 from noon - 6 p.m.

Reynoldsburg Center
Tues 8/4 from noon - 6 p.m.

Dublin Center
Wed 8/5 from noon - 6 p.m.

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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

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Using Financial Aid for Bookstore Purchases

How to Purchase Textbooks:


Affordability Matters

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

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Columbus State Bookstore
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283 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215