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Our Mission

To support the college community by offering a wide variety of goods and services in a financially responsible manner and to promote the college name and image to the greater public through the sale of college insignia merchandise.

“Top 50” services we offer to the entire College Community


  • Purchases can be made with MC/Visa/Discover/AMEX/Student Charge/Declining Balance
  • Offer a 20% discount to all Campus departments
  • Offer a 20% off sale several times a year- Parents/Homecoming, Holiday, Graduation, Alumni
  • Extended hours during special weekend events
  • Provide answers for students/parents questions on a wide variety of Bookstore and non-Bookstore topics
  • Provide Dickinson merchandise downtown through our relationship with the Historical Society, History on High store.
  • Web site available for online purchasing of products
  • Process phone orders and ship merchandise directly to customers residence
  • Offer Student charge/ Declining balance as a form of payment to student groups selling merchandise and tickets
  • Hire students to work in both the Bookstore and Devils Den during the semester and summer.
  • Gift certificates available in any denomination
  • In-store digital photo processing via a Kodak kiosk
  • In-store diploma frame display and ordering information
  • Class ring display. Our ring vendor is on campus several times throughout the year
  • Distribute cap and gown regalia for Graduation
  • Order and personalization of Dickinson chairs and lamps
  • Graduation announcements link
  • Flower vendor available during Commencement
  • Student care package vendor mailing
  • Campus linen package available
  • Rent, deliver, and maintain Microfridges
  • Schedule vendors to sell various gift and clothing items to students
  • Donations to various groups on and off-campus
  • Provide boxes and packing material to students and departments for shipping purposes
  • Gift wrapping


  • On-line textbook ordering
  • Offer rental of textbooks
  • Offer e-book option for textbooks
  • Online textbook site includes comparison pricing with major online retailers, including Amazon
  • Offer textbook reservations and in store pick up
  • Offer to special order textbooks at no additional charge to the student
  • On-line or email submission of faculty textbook adoptions
  • Provide ‘loaner’ texts to professors while they wait for their instructor’s copy to arrive from the publisher
  • Offer textbook buyback twice a year, at the end of each semester
  • Donate unused textbooks to local Bosler library


  • Special display area for faculty and alumni publications
  • Provide use of register and student workers for author signing upon request
  • Special order tradebooks
  • Fulfill special requests via the Archives for Microcosms and special book purchase
  • Free front window use by campus organizations
  • Seating area available for studying and group meetings

Devils Den

  • Microwave use available in the Devils Den-Include supplies spoons, forks, salt, pepper
  • Check cashing up to $25 and offer change
  • Provide movie tickets from R/C Theater and Carlisle Theater, and weekly listing of movies times.
  • Laundry cards available for purchase for laundry facilities on campus
  • Farmers Market tokens available
  • Accommodate special order requests