Business Services eUpdate–October 2017

Students dress in new gear for cool weather

Textbook Adoptions Textbook adoptions for Spring 2018 are due October 29. Adoptions can be submitted through the new adoption portal, Collect. Departments with 100% on-time adoptions are eligible to win up to $2,500.00 in Pepsi Scholarship funds for students’ course materials. Fall Into Savings October is the month to stock up on UMW apparel! October 9: Warm Weather Sale! Get 20% off warm weather gear like shorts and tanks. October 16-18: Staff Appreciation! Faculty and staff can enjoy 20% off one regularly priced UMW gift or apparel item. Additionally, the Bookstore will be closed on Tuesday, October 17, from 11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. for the Employee Luncheon. October 20 and 21: Homecoming Weekend. Buy a single alumni item with a 20% discount. Don't forget to cheer on our UMW Athletes!   UMW Book Club The UMW Book Club will meet on Wednesday, October 18, from noon to 1 p.m., to discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. The group will meet in the … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–September 2017

Banned Book Week

UMW Book Club The University Book Club will meet on Wednesday, September 20, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Bookstore to discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, a New York Times bestseller. Members and visitors are welcome. Contact Margaret Mock, mmock@umw.edu, if you have questions. Do You Prefer Warm or Cozy? Autumn is just around the corner! The Bookstore is celebrating with a one-day-only sales event of September 22. Get 15% off a single UMW insignia item. For those already longing for the warmer days of summer, mark your calendar for October 9: the Bookstore will take 20% off warm weather gear, like shorts and tanks! Banned Book Week In recognition of Banned Books Week, the University Bookstore, the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication, and Simpson Library are sponsoring public readings from banned books. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom records hundreds of attempts by individuals and groups to have … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–August 2017

Back to School Sale The Bookstore is offering 15% off the entire purchase of apparel and insignia items in store and online from August 25 through September 2. Course Materials Students may take advantage of a course materials cost comparison tool, as well as in-store and online rentals, both available on the store's website: bookstore.umw.edu. UMW Book Club The UMW Book Club will meet at noon on Wednesday, August 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in the University Bookstore. The book selection this month is any title by Carrie Fisher. Both club members and visitors are welcome. Contact Margaret Mock at x1017 with questions. Merchant Partner Changes Country Cookin no longer accepts EagleOne money as payment. Over the summer, Weis Markets joined the off-campus partner program. Students, faculty, and staff can now use EagleOne funds at the Route 1 Fredericksburg store location. New Employee The EagleOne card office is pleased to introduce Maie Makin, the new … [Read more...]

Phone Service Disruption on May 25

On May 25, from 3-7 p.m., the UMW phone system will be offline. We will not be able to receive calls or reply to any messages at that time. If you have any urgent matters at the time, either email the respective department or stop by in person. … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–May 2017

UMW Book Club The UMW Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 17, from noon to 1 p.m. in the University Bookstore. The book to be discussed is Above the Waterfall, a contemporary novel by Ron Rash about Appalachia and the drug wars there. The Book Club will suspend meetings in June and July and resume in August. If you would like to purchase a copy of the book at the Book Club discount, please contact Margaret Mock, x1017, or mmock@umw.edu. Bookstore Sale The Bookstore will be extending the Faculty/Staff Appreciation Sale through next week (May 8th-13th). Take advantage of the savings during dead week when the store is less busy. 15% off a single gift, insignia, or apparel item. Grad Gifts Don’t forget, the Bookstore is the place to get all of your graduation gifts! Surprise that brand new alum with a gift that will remind them of their time at UMW. Year End Department Charges Mark your calendars--the end of year deadline for department charges in the Bookstore to … [Read more...]

Win a $100 Bookstore Gift Card!

We need your feedback! Business Services wants to hear from students about their experiences as customers with the following departments: Bookstore, EagleOne, and Parking Management. For every survey response, you get a chance to win a $100 gift card to the UMW Bookstore! Use the links below to access the surveys. Bookstore: http://umw.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0HUQIbRHejXBGvP EagleOne: http://umw.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bHKGmrhCa4dL5S5 Parking: http://umw.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6fDiNShZUqmT6ap Please complete the surveys by April 28 at 5 p.m., and be sure to enter your UMW email for a chance to win a $100 gift card. Otherwise, surveys will remain anonymous. We look forward to hearing from you! … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–April

Textbook Adoption Dates On time adoptions mean more used books available for students AND more money in students’ pockets through buyback. Please submit textbook/course material adoptions to the UMW Bookstore by the due dates so that the store can maximize payment to students for books they wish to sell. There is a $1,500* Pepsi Textbook Scholarship fund for students, offered to the first department to reach 100% on-time adoption rate. *In the event of a tie, funds will be divided. Adoption Due Dates: FREDERICKSBURG CAMPUS Course Materials Adoption for fall 2017 are due April 21,2017 COURSES BEING TAUGHT ON THE STAFFORD CAMPUS: Course materials for classes being taught on the Stafford Campus are facilitated through MBS Direct, the virtual bookstore for the Stafford Campus. There are three points of contact to assist with submitting Stafford campus orders: College of Business: Lucy Quann, lquann@umw.edu or 540/654-1019 College of Education: Terry Luttrell, … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–March 2017

Textbook Adoption Dates On time adoptions mean more used books available for students AND more money in students’ pockets through buyback. Please submit textbook/course material adoptions to the UMW Bookstore by the due dates so that the store can maximize payment to students for books they wish to sell. There is a $1,500* Pepsi Textbook Scholarship fund for students, offered to the first department to reach 100% on-time adoption rate. *In the event of a tie, funds will be divided. Adoption Due Dates: FREDERICKSBURG CAMPUS Course Material Adoptions for summer 2017 are due March 18, 2017 FREDERICKSBURG CAMPUS Course Materials Adoption for fall 2017 are due April 21,2017 COURSES BEING TAUGHT ON THE STAFFORD CAMPUS: Course materials for classes being taught on the Stafford Campus are facilitated through MBS Direct, the virtual bookstore for the Stafford Campus. There are three points of contact to assist with submitting Stafford campus orders: College of Business: Lucy … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–January 2017

Special Orientation Hours The UMW Bookstore will have special orientation hours during the month of January. January 12-13: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. January 14: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. January 15-January 16: closed January 17-18: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. January 19: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Normal hours will resume on the 20th. For a complete list of hours, visit the website and scroll to the bottom of the page. Regalia Rental for Faculty Faculty and staff will now have the opportunity to rent or purchase academic regalia from Oak Hall, UMW's official provider and the leading manufacturer of custom regalia in the country. Beginning January 11, 2017, faculty and staff may go online at https://oakhalli.com/colleges/umwfaculty to rent regalia for delivery directly to individual offices. Order by April 5 to receive regalia in time for Dr. Paino's installation ceremony on April 21. Rentals may also be held and used for the May 12 and 13 Commencement and returned following Commencement. Order by April 29 … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–December 2016

2016-ornament

2016 UMW Ornament The 2016 UMW ornament is here! The ornament is a beautiful, full-color representation of the Monroe Fountain. Ornaments are $19.99 and available for purchase in the Bookstore and online at bookstore.umw.edu. Faculty/Staff/Student Appreciation Sales Event From December 12-16, shop the UMW Bookstore's annual winter sale! Just in time for the holidays, receive 20% off of UMW apparel, gifts, and insignia. Sale includes in-stock diploma frames, clearance, and marked down merchandise. Discount is applied to all applicable merchandise. Esfuerza de Amor (Labor of Love) BOGO 1/2 Off Sale From now until December 16: buy one hand-made piece of jewelry; get the second one of equal or lesser value half off. Online Orders and Free Shipping The Bookstore is offering FREE shipping on all items ordered online through December 9! Simply use the code FREESHIP at checkout. Be sure to place online orders on or before December 9 to receive them before the … [Read more...]