University Bookstore provides academic tools, ancillary educational items and educational opportunities, aggregates course material information, maintains campus transaction expertise and provides funding to enrich the educational experience for Texas State students and the quality of life for Texas State students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors.


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:


Alumni Association
Bobcat Athletics
University Admissions
Residence Life
Alpha Lambda Omega
Association of Recreation majors
Black Men United
Black Women United
Campus Recreation
Texas State Fencing Team
Career Services
Counseling Center
Emerging Stars
Orientation Leaders
Paws Preview
San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
Sunshine Kids
Student Support Services
Tx Academic Advising
Upward Bound
Accounting Club
VPIT Office
Information Technology
Destress Fest
Academic Advisors
Mitte Honors
Geography Department
Graduate College
Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center
Health Fair
Study Abroad fair
Hip Hop Congress
Hispanic Business Association
Camino Project
Bobcat Build
Family Weekend
Bobcat Band
Mass Comm Dept.
Math Club
MLK Committee
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Enrollment Management
TX Business Deans Annual Conference
Custodial Dept.
Latino Student Organization
Student Organization Council
International Office
River Systems Institute
Chi Alpha
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.