About Us

Our Mission

Welcome to the University of Minnesota Bookstores, where we are dedicated to supporting student success at the University of Minnesota. As an independent college bookstore owned and operated by the University of Minnesota, our profits are reinvested back into the campus we serve, providing financial support for facilities and programs that benefit University of Minnesota students.
Our mission is to provide our customers with educational products, services, and resources that support the University of Minnesota's mission. We accomplish this by focusing on our customers, valuing our people, connecting with our communities, and continuously improving our processes.

Our Vision

As a forward-thinking and effective partner in advancing the University's mission, our vision is to provide exceptional services while valuing our customers, diversity and inclusion principles, creativity, integrity, communication, and stewardship.

Our Values

At the University of Minnesota Bookstores, we strive to provide services that contribute to student success, faculty innovation, and the University of Minnesota community. Our commitment to financially supporting facilities and programs that benefit the University of Minnesota is unwavering. Thank you for choosing the University of Minnesota Bookstores as your academic partner.