Business Services eUpdate–October 2018

Bookstore October Events and Sales Homecoming Weekend During Homecoming Weekend, October 19-20, customers receive 15% off a single alumni item. On Saturday, October 20, visit the UMW Bookstore table at the Homecoming women’s soccer game (1 p.m. at the Grass Stadium, Battleground Athletic Complex). Author Signing: Jim Gaines On Wednesday, October 24, from 3 - 5 p.m., retired professor Jim Gaines will sign copies of his book Beyond the Covenant. Co-sponsored by the Modern Languages and Literatures Department. November Events And Sales Election Day Your vote counts! Wear your "I Voted" sticker in the store on November 6, and receive 16% off one regularly priced UMW item. "Our Thanks to You" Sale Starting November 12, celebrate the lowest prices of the year on select apparel: $7 t-shirts, $11 long sleeve, and $12 crew! Available while supplies last. Basketball Tip-Off Show your Eagle Pride! Get 10% off UMW Basketball shirts and hats on November 16. UMW Book … [Read more...]

New Student Orientation

Welcome, new students! Business Services oversees several non-academic units that support student life. These include the Bookstore, Copy Center, EagleOne Card Center, Parking Management, and Post Office. To help you as you acclimate to life as a new student, Business Services has put together a power point highlighting some of the services offered. The slideshow can be viewed here. There is also detailed information available on each unit website (links available in the side bar). Follow us on social media to keep track of things happening on campus throughout the year, including special discount offers, new merchandise, parking updates, and more! Business Services Twitter: @UMWBusinessServ EagleOne Card Center Twitter: @EagleOneCard Facebook: @umweagle1 Bookstore Instagram: @UMW_Bookstore Facebook: UMW Bookstore Twitter: @UMWBookstore … [Read more...]

Customer Service Surveys

Business Services would like to hear from students! Please take the opportunity to share your experiences about the University Bookstore, EagleOne Card Office, and Parking Management using the linked surveys below, and you could win a $50 gift card to the Bookstore! Survey links: Bookstore EagleOne Parking Management  Responses should be submitted by April 27 at noon. Winners will be informed via email. Sponsored by Pepsi. … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–April

Bookstore Textbook Adoption Dates Course Materials Adoption for fall 2018 are due April 20, 2018. On time adoptions mean more used books available for students AND more money in students’ pockets through buyback. On time adoptions also mean more materials are available before the start of classes. Please submit textbook/course material adoptions to the UMW Bookstore by the due date so that the store can maximize payment to students for books they wish to sell, and increase the ability to fulfill students' orders before the start of class. There is a $2,500* 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 Faculty Regalia Rental Oak Hall is the regalia provider for the University of Mary Washington. Faculty and Staff may rent or purchase academic regalia from the leading custom regalia manufacturer in the country. Beginning February 1, 2018, Faculty and Staff may … [Read more...]

Spring Break Hours

During Spring Break, several offices will have temporary closings. Bookstore: The Bookstore will be open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. from Monday-Wednesday, 3/5-3/7. It will be closed for inventory the remainder of the week, and will resume regular hours Monday, 3/12. Copy Center: The Copy Center will be closed from 9:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. EagleOne: The EagleOne card office will be closed on Wednesday, 3/7. If assistance with building access is needed during this time, please contact the UMW Police at (540) 654-1025. Post Office: The Post Office will remain open, but the on-campus morning mail run will be early. The mail services will be between 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the following buildings: Woodard, Mercer, Monroe, Lee, Trinkle, Marye, Brent, GW, Combs, Tyler, Fairfax and Hamlet.  If an additional mail pick-up is needed in the afternoon, please contact the UMW Post Office at (540) 654-1049.  All afternoon runs will be on the normal schedule. Additionally, all offices will be closed … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–February 2018

Valentine's Day Sale The Bookstore loves its customers! On February 14 only, receive 14% off your entire transaction. Textbook Adoptions Textbook adoption dates are approaching. Please submit adoption requests online by the following deadlines: Summer Adoption Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018 Fall Adoption Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018 Departments with 100% adoption rates by the deadline are eligible to receive up to $2,500 in textbook scholarships for their students. Sponsored by Pepsi. Faculty Regalia Rental Oak Hall is the regalia provider for the University of Mary Washington. Faculty and Staff may rent or purchase academic regalia from the leading custom regalia manufacturer in the country. Beginning February 1, 2018, Faculty and Staff may go online at to rent regalia for delivery directly to individual offices. Those who prefer to order by phone may do so by calling Oak Hall Customer Service at l-800-456-7623. A customer … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–December 2017

End of the Year Sale It's your last chance for savings (until 2018, that is)! Get 10% off your entire transaction from the Bookstore, or 20% off a single insignia item, from now until December 15. Holiday Ornament The 2017 Holiday Ornament is now available for sale at only $18.99! This year's ornament features the campus's beloved campanile. UMW Book Club UMW Book Club members have decided to meet every 2 months instead of every month. The next meeting will be on January 23, 2018, where we will be discussing My Reading Life by Pat Conroy. The Amazon description reads: "Conroy revisits a life of reading through an array of wonderful and often surprising anecdotes. It would hardly be an exaggeration to claim that reading has saved his life, and if not his life then surely his sanity." Readers who would like to be added to the Book Club email list may send their information to, or call Margaret Mock at x1017. UMW Discounts When shopping in … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–November 2017

League Sale: from now until November 11, receive 20% off League Brand items! Stop Hunger Sodexo is currently running their annual food drive. Bring a donation from now until November 13 to the University Bookstore and receive 15% off one regularly priced insignia item. Give Thanks... ...for the biggest sale of the year! Running November 13-22 (or while supplies last), you can get discounts on select Russell Athletics apparel Vintage Heather Tees: $6 Heather Long Sleeve Tee: $11 Crew Sweatshirt: $12 Hoodie: $13 Poetry Reading and Book Signing On Monday, November 13, at 6 p.m., ELC will sponsor a book signing and poetry reading at the Mansion. Drop by to hear Charms Against Lightning by James Arthur and Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom by Rebeca Aronson. Books will be available for sale. UMW Book Club UMW Book Club members have decided to meet every 2 months instead of every month. The next meeting will be on January 23, 2018, where we will be … [Read more...]

Business Services eUpdate–October 2017

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

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,, 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...]