University Bookstore provides academic tools, aggregates course materials information, makes ancillary educational items available for purchase, serves as campus transaction experts and provides funding to enrich the educational experience for Texas State students and the quality of life for the Texas State community.
University Bookstore strives to be an integral part of Texas State and a leader within the college store industry. We strive to enhance quality of life, broaden the learning experience, and promote lifelong learning through responsiveness, innovation, commitment and the resources we provide.
University Bookstore is engaged in providing customers with value in products, services and educational resources that reflect the University's mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and outreach, which is accomplished by employees working as part of a team in a supportive learning environment. University Bookstore is a self-supporting* auxiliary service owned and operated by Texas State University.
University Bookstore contributes money and merchandise to student activities, alumni activities, athletic services, student recreation, admissions, and orientation activities.
Help us help you – If you belong to any of these organizations or departments we help support you.
The more you shop with us the more we are able to give:
Alpha Lambda Omega
Association of Recreation majors
Black Men United
Black Women United
Texas State Fencing Team
San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
Student Support Services
Tx Academic Advising
Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center
Study Abroad fair
Hip Hop Congress
Hispanic Business Association
Mass Comm Dept.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
TX Business Deans Annual Conference
Latino Student Organization
Student Organization Council
River Systems Institute
Delta Sigma Theta
University Bookstore is part of the self-supporting Auxiliary Services department at Texas State University.
The bookstore receives neither state funds, university funding or
student fee funding. We reinvest any proceeds and/or net profit back
into the programs, departments, facilities and services that enhance the
quality of life and work for the university community. University
Bookstore pays for a major portion of the bond payment for the LBJ
Student Center, remodeling fees, upkeep and maintenance of our space,
employee wages, salaries, and benefits, equipment and furniture costs,
data processing fees, vehicle rental, storage, training and development
fees, security fees, administrative fees, professional fees, system
costs, and access fees, not to mention the cost of goods, shipping
costs, and shrinkage (theft).
*University Bookstore receives no tax funding.