The St. Olaf Bookstore is owned and operated by St. Olaf College. It is conveniently located on the lower level of Buntrock Commons.
Textbooks for all college courses can be purchased at the store. The staff of the Bookstore tries to make available as many used books as they can find to assist budget-conscious students.
There is a lot of other great merchandise at the Bookstore besides textbooks, including: Ole sweatshirts, T-shirts and other clothing; St. Olaf insignia items, gifts, and jewelry; candy, food, and beverages; health and personal care products; greeting cards; school supplies; general supplies; phone cards; magazines; books for general reading; CDs and games; computer hardware/software; and Scandinavian gifts. Students can get film developed at the store and can cash personal checks (up to $20). St. Olaf Bookstore gift cards are available in any denomination. Services for seniors include cap and gown rental, diploma frames, class rings, graduation announcements, and recognition lamps and chairs.
During the academic year, the Bookstore is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Extended hours in the front convenience part of the Bookstore are 5-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday.
Most items (including textbooks) are available on the bookstore web site.