Bookstore

Welcome to your campus store! We’re your primary source for new, used, digital, and rental textbooks. We also stock school supplies, Dominican apparel (Go Penguins!) gifts, snacks and more. 

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Store Hours

Visit us in Fanjeaux Hall at 180 Palm Ave in San Rafael. We’re open Saturdays for Campus Visit Days, Penguin Business Days and other campus events. 

  Monday & Tuesday Wednesday & Thursday Friday
Fall/Spring  9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Summer  10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Please note, when the campus is closed (for holidays, etc.) so are we. 

Contact Us

By phone: (415) 485-3213
By email: bookstore@dominican.edu 

Shop Online

In store or shop 24/7 at DominicanUShop.com

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! You will see your remaining balance printed on your receipt.

It is our mission to provide access to affordable course materials in print, digital and rental formats, including OER resources. To find out what your class requires: go to Self Service and search for your course and section (or go to your schedule of enrolled courses) then select the section name and click "View Book Information" under the section description.

Yes! We have everything required or recommended by an instructor — from lab notebooks to lab coats, name badge reels and more. We even carry office supplies! 

Textbooks are available as new, used, rental, or digital. Choose the format that best suits your needs and budget. Also, we buy back physical, non-rental textbooks at the end of the semester. Please note — finals week is the best time to get the most for your unwanted books.

Yes! We price match textbooks against Amazon and most competitors (excluding Amazon Warehouse and Marketplace). If you find a cheaper advertised price within seven days of purchase, we’ll give you the difference. Visit us to learn more.

Online orders are processed during store hours, within 1-2 business days. We also process online orders during the winter break but please call first if placing gift orders after December 20. When ordering, specify “store pick-up” and skip the shipping cost.

Generally, the campus store offers three shipping speeds:

  • Standard (4-7 business days)
  • 2nd Business Day (2-3 business days)
  • Next Business Day (1-2 business days)

Yes, ask in-store for the most up-to-date discounts available on hardware and software or visit us online at DominicanUshop.com.

Yes! Visit DominicanUshop.com, come to our Spring Grad Fair or call us for details.

Yes! Pick your own gifts or choose from pre-selected care packages. When ordering, specify “store pick-up” and skip the shipping charge.