You deserve good books. Browse a handpicked selection of the best in contemporary fiction, science fiction and fantasy, kids and YA, non-fiction, and more, at the bookstore The Seattle Times refers to as “the great grandparent of all Seattle bookstores."

You can also get signed books at the University Book Store! We regularly host author events and a monthly book club. Our signed books include Julia Quinn, Robin Hobb,  books from local Seattle authors, and a rotating collection from visiting authors.

We are an independent bookstore and carry books of all genres kids & YA, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Manga, Graphic Novels, and Comic Books, Romance, Non Fiction, Magazines, and Literary Fiction.

University Book Store has been a premier destination for UW students and Husky fans alike since 1900. We have everything you need to succeed in your academic pursuits. From textbooks to school supplies, planners, and backpacks. We carry a wide assortment of brands including Moleskine, Lamy, Pilot, Zebra, Golden, North Face, Timbuk2, Hydro Flask, Herschel, Fjallraven, and Rhodia.

Shop all supplies here,

University Book Store also has a large selection of course-specific materials to help students excel in their classes. Textbooks are available in both digital and physical copies. Whether you are a student or faculty, we have the resources you need.

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University Book Store also has a wide selection of Husky apparel and gear. Show your school spirit with our collection of tops, sweatshirts, socks, hats, and bags and available in mens, womens, unisex, and kids sizes! We also have a variety of gifts, including mugs, keychains, and other accessories that make great souvenirs for all huskies - students, alumni, and college football lovers alike. Shop our exclusive collection, Summit + Sound, that combines the beauty of the Pacific NorthWest with iconic UW colors.

We carry the highest quality gear in brands such as Champion, adidas, Columbia, Hype and Vice, New Era, and League.

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We carry a variety of gifts including JellyCat, Native NorthWest, Cozy socks from World's Softest Socks or Blue Q, kitchenware, soaps, holiday gifts, candles, cards, and sweet chocolates from brands including Seattle Chocolate and Theo. We even carry board games and puzzles.

Shop two convenient locations in the U District or in the Husky Union Building on campus.