Bookstore open late first two weeks of January classes, and other bookstore news

image of the Keele campus bookstore

The York University Bookstore has made a number of changes to accommodate the purchase of textbooks during the winter rush.

Hours have been extended and the main bookstore will stay open as late as 8pm for the first two weeks of classes in January. Students are encouraged to come prepared with their book requirements by printing the listing available on the York University Bookstore website. The website also contains information on extended hours for January.

Students can also shop online through the York University Bookstore website. As a special promotion to offset shipping costs, the bookstore will be offering a $10 coupon on web orders over $200 placed between Dec. 16 and 31.

The Bookstore’s Textbook Rental program is in full swing. Students can rent many of the textbooks used on courses. Books are rented either online through the Bookstore website or through our selective in-store rental program. Visit the website rental page for full details.

York students living in residence on the Keele campus can shop online. Residence students will be able to pick up their orders from one of the three mail rooms in Complex I or II, or the Pond Road. Check the York University Bookstore website for details and hours of operation.

The Bookstore has thousands of used textbooks available for sale.

The Bookstore buys used textbooks from students six days a week, at both campuses. The Bookstore also provides a free buy and sell site so that students at several universities can buy or sell directly with each other. Details on selling used books are posted on the website, and there is also a mobile application to assist in checking the current market prices for textbooks.

Take advantage of the Bookstore YU Card rewards program. Earn five per cent or more in “Scholar Dollars”. Check the website Student Information page for details.

The York University Bookstore website provides course and book lists which can be printed from the website. Click on the Textbooks link and follow the directions. Students can also check the website for information on the availability of textbooks, to find out more about the extended hours of operation, and to learn more about the different promotions and author visits scheduled throughout the year.

The second annual art competition is underway for any York students. A grand prize of $500 in art supplies and a second and third prize of $100 each will be awarded to the winners. See the Bookstore website’s Student Information page for details. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 15, 2013.