Presentation on theme: "Contribute to the academic excellence of the university by efficiently providing for the retail sales of books and other educational materials to students."— Presentation transcript:
Contribute to the academic excellence of the university by efficiently providing for the retail sales of books and other educational materials to students and members of the university community on a timely and cost effective basis with quality customer service.
Pat Coile Merchandise Buyer John Smart Textbook Coordinator
The Campus Bookstore and UC Bookstore are managed and owned by the University as a self-support activity. The Stores are operated as cost-recovery operations and do not receive any general fund appropriations or student fees. 100% of our operations are supported through the revenue we generate. The Bookstore is a Non-Profit organization.
Sundries (Snacks & Drinks) Backpacks/Unique bags Children's Clothing & Books Art supplies Calendars Trade Books Games & Puzzles Alumni Items Graduation Items Office supplies Fan Gear
Authorized Apple Store- iPods, iPads, iPad Mini, Nanos Electronic accessories Academic Pricing Computers As well as on Software
Lectures Author Events Panel Discussions Faculty and Student Presentations Our events are organized to encourage free expression and the exchange of ideas.
Puck Mondays: Receive a 10% discount for each Seawolf goal scored at the Saturday game, up to 3 goals. Save your Ticket Bonus: Receive a 25% in-store discount on Seawolf apparel when you show your weekend sports ticket from the Wells Fargo Sports complex. Wolfcard Discount: When making a purchase with Wolfbucks on your UAA Wolfcard you can receive 20% off *(excludes textbooks, electronics, sundries and other sale or store promotions). Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event: Annually in December
Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Connected to Financial Aid Funding Transparency of Cost for Students Textbook Costs “At time of registrations” To the greatest extent ‘practicable.’
Requisitions (Adoptions) Communicate textbook requirements to the bookstore staff Due into the bookstore by specific dates Per UAA Policy Late adoptions require Dean of College approval
Digital E-book Lower cost Limited Duration Various Formats Download Access online
New Pristine condition Publisher/Distributor Desk Copies Used Condition Access Cards Loose-Leaf No profit for Publisher
Buyback Chance for students $ No excessive highlights No water damage No writing No tears We may buy a text that has been purchased elsewhere Usually at the end of the term during finals week
Rentals New program Used or New Secured with credit card Card cannot expire before end of rental term Rent at beginning of term, return at the end 25% of titles at UAA Bookstore were available for rent Fall ‘12. More than 3,200 textbooks rented Fall ‘12 More than $140,000 saved by students
Student Financial Aid Access to student account Case by case Expanding the program
Website Submit text adoptions online Order texts for classes Keep up-to-date on bookstore events/sales http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/bookstore/
Operations Alessandra Vanover - Director Marie Williams – Admin Assistant Merchandise Buyers Pat Coile – General Merchandise June Ebert – Electronic Supplies Penny Kimball – Tradebooks/Cashiering Manager Textbook Team Galina Houston – Lead Textbook Buyer John Smart – Textbook Coordinator Carolyn Gordon – Assistant Textbook Buyer Virginia (Gigi) Olson – Textbook Floor Manager Accounting Staff Anna Gage – Lead Accountant Pamela Mason – Fiscal Tech Event Coordinator Rachel Epstein University Center Store Kristi Michels – Manager JoyceLyn Williams-Cashier Hillary Haslip-Lead Barista