Important Bookstore Announcement

Governor DeWine has called for the Statehouse and all state buildings in Columbus to be closed from Sunday through Wednesday of next week.  All Columbus State buildings including the Bookstore will be closed January 17 – 20.  Given the possibility of unsafe conditions in the downtown area, college employees and students may not come to the Columbus campus (downtown).
Orders placed on January 16 or after will not be fulfilled until after employees are permitted to return to campus.  Please note it may take several business days to process your order.  Faculty are aware of these circumstances and will be understanding of the situation.  
For general information or questions please contact the Telephone Information Center 614-287-5353, contact Columbus State Bookstore at 614-287-2427, or send an email request to

Payment Options

Payments Accepted

  • CASH: In store only. Due to COVID-19 The Columbus Campus Store will remain closed forAutumn Semester 2020.
  • DEBIT/CREDIT CARD: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. 
  • FINANCIAL AID ALLOWANCE: Financial Aid can be used online if available for a limited time at the beginning of each semester. If funds do not cover the full amount (including tax and shipping), your order will automatically be cancelled. Please visit your CougarWeb account and click on "Bookstore Charge Transactions" (located under the financial aid section) to verify available funds. Eligible items include academically required apparel, backpacks, totes, COTA bus passes, reference books, school supplies, technology products, and textbooks.
  • COLUMBUS STATE BOOKSTORE GIFT CARDS: Columbus State Bookstore Gift Cards can't be used as a split payment with Financial Aid. You can place a seperate order with the gift card only or split payment with a credit/debit card. Use your Bookstore gift card on an online purchase by choosing gift card as the payment option and entering the card number during the check-out process. 
  • ON ACCOUNT, THIRD PARTY SPONSOR (i.e. Vocational Rehab or Exact Track) Can be used online if available for a limited time at the beginning of each semester.
  • CCP BOOKSTORE VOUCHER: For authorized College Credit Plus high school and middle school students. Students will recieve a notification to their Columbus State email with instructions on how to obtain required course materials at the begninning of the semester. Students are responsible for any ineligible charges. Learn more.