The St. Olaf Bookstore is owned and operated by Barnes & Noble. 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; books for general reading; CDs; computer hardware; and Scandinavian gifts. 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 – Friday | 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday | 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Store hours are subject to change during events and student breaks.
Please contact us by phone at: 507-403-4179
Most items (including textbooks) are available on the bookstore web site.