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Welcome Home CLASS OF

HOWARD UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE

INFORMATION GUIDE


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CONGRATULATIONS HOWARDITE:

n behalf of the Howard University Bookstore, often referred to as “the HUB”, we would like to welcome you to Howard University! In the following pages, you will find information on technology, textbooks, gifts and apparel options for students attending Howard. Because the HUB is partnered with brands such as Apple, Dell, Russell Athletics, Bed Bath & Beyond, Carol’s Daughter and many others. We can help you get the best prices and value for your college experience.

Our Back to School bundles are specifically chosen to meet the needs of all Howard Students. Each Summer, we choose the best products to meet your general academic and lifestyle needs. The laptop bundles include a computer, printer, Microsoft Office, Adobe Suites and a 3-year warranty from respective manufacturers. Be sure to check out our new Apple iPad 2 and Dell Studio 15. The HUB and industry leader Chegg unveiled a new textbook rental program in Spring 2011 designed to provide students with a convenient, easy and affordable option. Through the Powered by Chegg program, student can rent their textbooks from their campus bookstore. As an added bonus, each time a student places an order, the company plants a tree through its partnership with the American Forests Global ReLeaf Program. Friend us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter for sales, discounts, events and giveaways. Throughout the year we do lots of events with free product demonstrations and celebrity book signings. We are available to answer any questions you have. Please let us know how we can help you with your BTS purchase. We are here to serve you and look forward to meeting you during your first few days at HU. Antwan D. Clinton, CCR Director, University Stores & Trademark Licensing


UNIVERSITY ?

WHAT IS THE HOWARD

BOOKSTORE

Our Mission:

LOCATION: 2225 Georgia Ave, NW Washington, DC 20059 HOURS OF OPERATION: Summer: Mon. - Fri. : 9am - 5pm Sat. : 10am - 2pm Fall/Spring: Mon. - Wed. : 9am - 6pm Thurs. : 9am - 7pm Fri. : 9am - 6pm Sat. : 10am - 4pm

CONTACT US:

The Howard University Bookstore is dedicated to supporting the academic mission of Howard University by providing students, faculty and the University community with excellent service consisting of a wide range of textbooks, general books, supplies, apparel, gifts and other merchandise. In this continuing effort, the bookstore will serve as a public focal point, enhancing the image of the university by reflecting the University’s highest intellectual standard and commitment to learning.

Our Vision: The HUB will be recognized as one of the top sources in the Washington Metropolitan area through its dynamic contributions to the discussion and celebration of the African American culture, experience, history, and especially, literature.

Phone:: 202.238.2640 Email: customerservice@hubookstore.com Web: www.hubookstore.com


10 REASONS TO SHOP AT THE HUB 1. GREAT PRICING WITH STUDENT ID GET 10% OFF YOUR BTS NEEDS

The HUB works closely with industry leaders to provide exceptional deals for students. Sales are great. Educational pricing is the best. HUB deals are unbeatable.

2. SUPPORT YOUR UNIVERSITY

By shopping at the HUB you are supporting Howard University’s initiative to grow and build a more competitive university, keeping with the spirit of “Leadership forAmerica and the Global Community”.

3. WE ARE PARTNERED WITH TOP BRANDS

At the Howard University Bookstore you can find everything you need by Apple, HP, Dell, Toshiba, Microsoft, Adobe, Bed Bath & BEYOND, Russell Athletics, VS Pink, Carol’s Daughter, Herff Jones, MVP Frames, Simon & Schuster, Starbucks and many more.

4. EARN CASH! WE BUY BACK YOUR USED BOOKS At the end of each semester, sell your books back to the HUB for up to 50% of your purchase price. We’ll buy and ship your books for you.

5. COME TECH IT OUT!

Enjoy Wi-fi access whether you are sipping on a Frappicino at Strabuck or in-store choosing from thousands of items required for class and some you want for your lifestyle. We provide computer software, Apple demonstrations, technology accessories and medical supplies. We can assist in repairing many computer problems for a nominal fee.


6. USE YOUR BISON ONE CARD

Use your Bison One Card at the HUB to access your Bison Bucks or book voucher funds available through financial aid.

7. GET THE EDGE

Attend hundreds of book signings with celebrity authors, get exclusive apparel, high-end gift lines, Greek paraphenalia and much more. The HUB also carries apparel and gifts designed by students to support HU student organizations.

8. WE STAY CONNECTED

We are eager to inform you about our promotions and specials so we’ve taken action to make sure you know what’s up and coming. Find us on Facebook, Twitter or our website at www.hubookstore.com

9. WE’RE HERE FOR YOU

Life as a college student is hectic so we have friendly operating hours. We also have many answers on our website and you may email us anytime at customerservice@hubookstore.com. You can also purchase apparel and textbooks online at www.hubookstore.com

10. WE ARE GLADLY GOING GREEN!

Howard has made recent progressive endeavors to become a green campus and the HUB has pledged our commitment! Feel great knowing we are supporting Howard’s efforts by offering green product selections. We practice reducing, re-using and recycling where available.


iPad 2 Wi-Fi 16GB 32GB $499.00 $599.00

Wi-Fi + 3G

64GB $699.00

(AT&T and Verizon Wireless)

16GB 32GB $629.00 $729.00

64GB $829.00

*3G Data Plan Sold Separately In the box:

iPad2 Dock Connector 10W USB Power Adapter SIM eject tool (Wi-Fi + 3G model only) Documentation

iPad 2 Smart Cover $39: So much more than a case, the Smart Cover was designed alongside iPad to be its perfect match: a thin, durable cover that magnetically aligns for a perfect fit. It automatically wakes and sleeps your iPad. It’s a handy stand for reading, watching, and typing. And it’s a way to make your iPad as personal on the outside as it is on the inside.

*All iPad accesories are sold at the HUB.


Mac Notebooks

MacBook$899 Starting at

13”: 2.26 GHz

MacBook$1399 Pro Starting at

13”: 2.4 GHz

MacBook$1999 Pro Starting at

15”: 2.2 GHz

Specials and Bundles coming soon! The HUB is an Authorized Apple Campus Store and offers educational pricing on ALL Apple Products. Call or come into the bookstore to place your orders.


Textbook Rental Students can rent their textbooks from the HUB using rental stands for ease and accessibility or online at www.chegg.com.

Selling Your Books - Free Shipping! Our bookstore has partnered with MBS Textbook Exchange, the nation’s largest textbook wholesaler, to offer you the best prices for your used books.

1. Find and add the books you want to sell by searching your purchase history or by entering the ISBN numbers. 2. Print your packing list and the free pre-paid shipping label that will be sent to you as an email link once you finalize your quote. 3. Pack and send your books free of charge using the pre-paid shipping label. Once your books are received, a check will be mailed to you within 3 weeks.

Dates to Remember Fall 2011

Monday, August 22nd Friday, September 2nd

Book Rush

Friday, September 2nd

Last Day to Return Textbooks

Monday, December 5th Friday, December16th

Textbook Buyback


SUMMER READING $14.96

$26.99

$30.00

$24.95

$14.95

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

WE HAVE MORE THAN JUST TEXTBOOKS

MARK YOUR CALENDAR WE HAVE HUNDREDS OF CELEBRITY BOOK SIGNINGS, INDEPENDENT AUTHOR FAIRS, AND AUTHOR EVENTS AT THE HUB


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HU Sweatshirt 19.99

From L to R: Eco-friendly Tote Bag 7.99; Notebook 7.99; HU Baseball Cap 17.99

From L to R: Stripped Beach Bag 9.99; Mechanical Pencila 2.79; JVC Headphones 8.99

From L to R: HU Binder 3.99; HU Pennant Flag 12.99; 25� Networking Cable $14.99 From L to R: HU Cinch Pack 12.99; HU Atletic Shorts (Men) 19.99; HU Tote Bag 14.99

From L to R: HU T-Shirt 14.99; HU Lanyard 7.99 ; HU T-Shirt 14.99

From L to R: HU Athletic Shorts 11.99; HU Coffee Mug; 12.99 Mighty 8 Surge Protector 15.99


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VISIT THE BED BATH & BEYOND POP-UP SHOP @ THE HUB.

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For inquires call: 202.238.2640

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Shop at the HUB & Give Back to the University!

Pillows

Caddies

Lamps

Hampers

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Storage

Lap Desks

Trash Cans

Clocks

Totes

Accessories

Towels


Howard University Bookstore 2225 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20059

The HUB for All Your Literary and Lifestyle Needs

PRESENT THIS PAGE AND RECEIVE 20% 0FF! *Only applies to Apparel, Gifts and General Books. Back page must be redeemed in-store at Customer Service.

Freshman Mailer 2011  

Catalog with all you Back 2 School needs.