Business Services eUpdate–Winter 2020

Business ServicesAnchorBookstore

AnchorClosed For Inventory

The UMW Bookstore will be closed for inventory on Friday, March 6. Visit the store before or after for the latest in UMW apparel.

New Items at the UMW Bookstore

AnchorTextbook Adoptions

Attention faculty: both summer and fall semester textbook adoptions are due Friday, April 3. Please submit your textbook adoption by visiting This is the easiest way for faculty to submit all required, recommended or suggested course materials adoptions to the campus bookstore.​ If you require assistance in placing your adoptions, please reach out to Nicole Opper at the bookstore. Nicole can be reached at

AnchorNew Baked Goods

Check out the store’s new baked good program from Bon Appetite. We now have a delicious assortment of muffins, honey buns, danishes, and donuts.

AnchorCopy Center

AnchorSpecialty Jobs

Need a print job that you are not sure the Copy Center can handle? Call x1935 to find out if we can help! The Copy Center partners with local companies for jobs that cannot be done in house. We work with them to ensure that you receive top quality at the lowest prices available for your job.


Vote “Best of the Burg!”

Vote for Catering at the University of Mary Washington to be “Best of the Burg” Caterer for 2020!  Our team was voted Best of the Burg in 2019. Help us keep this honor for UMW! Use this link to cast “nominations” until February 25th. You can even make nominations once every hour! The top five nominees will move on to the voting round in March.

Mardi Gras Lunch

Mardi Gras lunch will be hosted at the Top of the UC on Tuesday, February 25th from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu will include Creole Jambalaya, Blackened Tilapia, Beignets and other Cajun and Creole dishes.

Faculty & Staff Dining Room Temporary Closing

The Faculty & Staff Dining Room will close after lunch on Thursday, February 27th for spring break . It will reopen on Monday, March 9th.


Storefront of Patriot Subs


AnchorPatriot Subs

Have you visited our newest off campus merchant partner? Patriot Subs is located in Eagle Village. Their menu features a variety of subs and wraps as well as starters and smoothies. In addition to accepting EagleOne money, they also offer a 10% discount to military, vets, police, fire department, and first responders.

AnchorNew Laundry Machines

Over the winter break, new laundry machines were installed for students. The machines now use an app called Speed Queen to accept payment and monitor laundry machines. Questions about the machines or use of the app may be directed to the EagleOne office at x1005.

AnchorParking Management

AnchorUpcoming Changes to Annex Lot

The parking lot between Custis Hall and Fairfax House has a new name: Fairfax Lot. Upon completion of the Hillel Center, which is expected by the end of February, this lot will be reserved for Hillel use during the following days and times:

  • Monday-Friday 5 p.m.– 11 p.m.
  • All day Saturday and Sunday

Outside of the above hours, the lot will remain available for use by UMW faculty and staff.


AnchorPost Office


Swiss Post Solutions (SPS), the vendor that operates the Post Office and Copy Center, has recognized UMW as their “Small Site of the Month.” Thank you to the team at the Post Office and Copy Center for their hard work and professionalism!

AnchorMailing Options

The UMW Post Office mails out with both UPS and USPS. They are ready to assist with finding the best rates from each service, so stop by to consult with them on your shipping and mailing needs.

AnchorContract Spotlight: Preferred Lodging Locations

UMW has three preferred lodging partners: Country Inn & Suites, Hyatt Place Fredericksburg, and Residence Inn. Information about how to make reservations can be found in the Preferred Lodging Guide, located in Sharepoint. Information that can be shared with visitors can be found on the Business Services website. In addition to several amenities and special UMW rates, each hotel also offers a limited number of complementary rooms available for UMW direct billed guests. Contact Lauren McDonald for more information.


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