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Our Mission

To effectively manage assets to support the purpose of the University Book Store Trust.

Our Vision

Nurturing the life of the mind through our products, services and experiences.

Our Core Values

  • Community
  • Diversity
  • Knowledge
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Independence
  • Trust

History of Providing Value to Our UW Campus Customers

  • Introduced The Pack Rewards™, an instant rewards program for UW students, faculty, and staff, in 2016
  • Over $28 million in UW Customer Rebates provided between 1930 and 2016
  • Over $750,000 in UW student scholarships granted
  • UW Laureate contributor (Donations to UW in excess of $1 million)
  • Lower initial textbook prices than most other college stores or other booksellers
  • $2 million in cash paid to UW students annually for their course books through our buyback program
  • $1.6 million in savings provided through the sale of used course books (compared to new book prices)
  • Special academic pricing of computer hardware and software, including Apple Computer products
  • Employment and internship of UW students
  • Support of hundreds of UW student and academic organizations
  • Assistance with course projects
  • Over 450 author events held annually
  • Free shipping of general books anywhere in the U.S. on in-store purchases