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Buy texts now to avoid Bookstore rush in January

The University Bookstore’s temporary home in Vanier Hall may mean some cramped quarters at the beginning of the semester, says marketing coordinator Martin Deck.

He advises students who have already registered for their winter courses to think ahead and purchase their texts before heading home for the holidays.

“If it gets too crowded during the start of next semester, we may need to restrict access to the store, meaning a line-up for patrons to get in,” he says. “I hope that students will avoid the rush by coming in once their exams are completed.”

Sale to celebrate grand opening of temporary Bookstore location today

The University of Windsor Bookstore will celebrate its grand re-opening in Vanier Hall today—Monday, November 26—with a grand sale to match the occasion.

The sale features a promotion of 50 per cent off the price of books that have already been marked down.

“Here’s one example of a book,” Bookstore marketing manager Martin Deck said. “A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving that was originally priced at $22, our regular sale price being $6.99, and the final half-off price brings it to $3.50.”

There is also a new item available just for the occasion.

Bookstore kiosk offering Black Friday savings to UWindsor employees

The Friday after US Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, is traditionally the beginning of the holiday shopping season, says Martin Deck, marketing manager of the University Bookstore.

“We wanted to find a way to honour that tradition and save our loyal customers the hassle of driving stateside to shop,” he says.

The Bookstore will offer University of Windsor faculty and staff a 10 per cent discount on all clothing and giftware at its kiosk in the CAW Student Centre for one day only—Friday, November 23—from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

University Bookstore is open for business again

The University Bookstore is operational and serving customers in its temporary home on the upper floor of Vanier Hall—and its staff is planning a grand re-opening for Monday, November 26.

The Vanier location has stocked textbooks; school, office and computer supplies; some sale books and a small selection of general reading books— dictionaries, test preparation and study guides, as well as books by local and campus authors.

Month’s end to bring hiatus at University Bookstore

If you haven’t stocked up at the University Bookstore, you’re running out of time.

The store will close its operations in the Odette Building at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, and will re-open on Monday, November 12, in Vanier Hall’s Winclare lounge. Marketing manager Martin Deck encourages customers to buy course materials and school supplies before end-of-day Wednesday, but notes that online ordering will remain operational through the transition period.

“We are also waiving all shipping charges for orders placed in the month of November,” he adds.

University Bookstore to relocate to Vanier Hall

The University Bookstore is urging its customers to purchase necessary course materials or supplies by the end of the month, when it will move into a new temporary location on the upper level of Vanier Hall.

The store will close its operations in the Odette Building at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, and will re-open on Monday, November 12, in Vanier Hall’s Winclare lounge. The move will accommodate the expansion of the Odette School of Business.

University Bookstore boasts great graduation gifts

With Saturday’s Fall Convocation coming up, finding an appropriate gift for a graduate can be a chore—but it’s a chore the staff of the University Bookstore are eager to help with.

“We have a lot of great, useful products that are equally timeless,” says Shirley Bott, general merchandise buyer. “Students and their parents can keep wonderful memories of their time here at the university.”

The go-to place for UWindsor apparel, school supplies and much more, the bookstore suggests these five best-sellers:

Bookstore offering savings on general reading

The University Bookstore is offering a 30 per cent discount on all general reading books—including already sale-priced items—through October 5.

“We have thousands of titles in every genre,” says marketing manager Martin Deck. “Come on down and stock your shelves—or get an early jump on your holiday gift shopping.”

All general reading books are now on the main floor and basement of the Bookstore, located at the corner of Wyandotte and California streets in the Odette Building.