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There are several options for acquiring textbooks and other school supplies for your courses here at BSU.  Students may purchase texts in person or buy online.

Bemidji State University Bookstore

The BSU Bookstore is located on the first floor of the Hobson Memorial Union building.  At the bookstore, students can purchase textbooks, BSU apparel, BSU gift items, school supplies, snacks, and more.  For questions, contact BSU Bookstore via phone (218-444-8509), fax (218-444-2918), email ( or via the website (

School year hours: 

  • 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Thursday
  • 8:00am-4:00pm Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

Summer hours: 

  • 9:00am-3:00pm Monday-Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

The BSU Bookstore can also be accessed online!  Through the website, you may order your textbooks and a limited variety of apparel and gift items.  The BSU Bookstore is owned and operated by Follett and is not directly affiliated with BSU.

Beaver Bookstore - "Your Off-Campus Bookstore"

The Beaver Bookstore is located in the University Plaza on 23rd Street, one block from Maple Hall.  Students can purchase textbooks, BSU apparel, BSU gift items, and other school supplies, along with various specialty books.  For questions, contact Beaver Bookstore via phone (218-751-7710), fax (218-751-5288) or email (


  • 9:00am-5:30pm Monday-Friday
  • Extended hours during the beginning and end of each semester

The Beaver Bookstore can be accessed online and provides ordering forms and instructions for student convenience. Please note:  The Beaver Bookstore is not affiliated with the BSU Bookstore or Bemidji State University.

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