Welcome to KU! We are excited that you decided to join this great community. While we wish that you could be visiting us during your time at orientation, we look forward to seeing you in the fall.

We want to make sure you have all the information you need for the start of class and then during your time at KU and how the Bookstore can help you in your success. Please take time to peruse this page to learn about Textbooks, Technology, Jayhawk Ink, Student Essentials and Student Discounts as you come on to campus.




• For Fall of 2020, due to social distancing guidelines, we will not be able to open our textbook area to the public. All textbook orders must be done online and with shipping or pick-up in-store options.


• We suggest waiting to order your textbooks until August as we are receiving requests all summer on required books and materials and will not have everything instock until closer to the start of term.


• Our price comparison-shopping tool, CompareKU.com, provides great bookstore pricing alongside offers from top online retailers. Such transparency makes CompareKU.com your one stop shopping resource.


• We carry all textbooks and course materials required by KU professors.


• We carry used, new, digital/e-textbooks, and offer an extensive rental program.


• Simplify your purchases by charging your textbooks to your student account. Click here for more information about regarding charging your student account.


• Other questions, visit our Textbook FAQ page.


Located inside the KU Bookstore, The Tech Shop is where a Jayhawk finds a variety of technology solutions at special academic pricing and on-site repair service.

• Communicates with faculty and departments to ensure you get the right computer for your major. Find your major requirements here.


• Authorized sales and service provider for Apple and Dell.


• Convenient and certified on-site computer repair service provider.


• On-site technical assistance available to troubleshoot concerns.


• Simplify your purchases by charging your textbooks to your student account. Click here for more information about regarding charging your student account.


• Lounge space equipped with flat screen TV, video games to demo and mobile device charging stations.




The full service print services provider for the campus, which also offers a variety of books and magazines for Jayhawks of all ages.

• Professionally produced and affordable print projects ranging from resumes to design portfolios; personalized stationery to engraving services.


• UPS shipping services providing convenience for campus.


• Comfortable lounge space, perfect for study or relaxation!


• Jayhawk Ink is open most weekdays during the school year until 7pm.



We have everything you need to come to campus prepared to start the year.

School Essentials - One stop shop for all of your course required supplies, backpacks, planners, and more!


Dorm Decor - Create a stylish space for studying and hanging out with our broad assortment of KU dorm room and apartment decor.


School Spirit - Get ready for campus life with our unique selection of apparel, hats, drinkware, and accessories.


Family Pride - Show off your Jayhawk pride with our latest selection of family inspired apparel, drinkware, accessories, and more!




• Beginning June 1st, all Students receive a 20% discount on all apparel and gifts. In-store, just show your Student ID.
For online orders - just Sign In as student using your University Single Sign On credentials, and your discount is automatic on any discount eligible items.


• Parents - enter promo code Family2020 to receive a 20% discount as well between 6/1/2020 and 7/31/2020.


• Bonus - Free Shipping on all eligible items through 7/31/2020.