University Bookstore

Buy Textbooks and Racer Gear

Located on the second floor of the Curris Center, the University Store carries textbooks, a complete line of Murray State clothing, classroom supplies, art supplies, diploma frames, Greek items, and more.

To purchase apparel, textbooks, and other merchandise, visit our full service online store.

Keep it on campus

What you spend at the University Store, stays at the University. As part of campus auxiliary services, every dollar spent at the University Store stays within the university to enhance and provide additional services for students. Money earned at the store contributes to student scholarships, student employment opportunities, university clubs and organizations and more. 


The University Store is located on the second floor of the Curris Center.   

The University Store will be closed Saturday, July 3 through Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day weekend.

  • Spring/Fall Semester Hours:
    • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Sunday: Closed
  • Winter Break Hours:
    • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • Summer Hours:
    • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed


Visitor parking is available in the Curris Center lot on Chestnut Street. Visitor permits are free and available online or by calling the Parking Office at 270.809.4812 or via email at

Textbook Information

Book information is as up-to-date as possible based on information provided to us by faculty and price quotes from publishers. The book list is subject to change at any time and at the discretion of the faculty. While we strive to provide the most accurate price information available, all prices are subject to change at any time based on actual publishers' invoice pricing. Please allow 24 hours for processing.

The Racer Book Bundle Program is a program designed to automatically provide students with their required textbook materials each fall and spring semester. When you enroll in the program, the University Store will collect your schedule at the beginning of each fall and spring semester, gather your required textbooks in accordance to your selected preferences, charge them to your student account, and have them ready before classes begin. 

Receive these benefits while you are enrolled in the program:

  • Priority access to used textbooks

  • 5% off Murray State logo items throughout the semester

  • Free t-shirt with each book bundle

  • Special sales and discounts throughout the year for students enrolled in the program

  • No risk involved! 100% refund available during first week of classes (with books in original condition) and ability to opt out at any time

Enroll today

Questions? Call 270.809.4388 or email

Can't make it to the University Store during finals week? We buy back every day! Check the value of your textbooks and visit the store with any textbooks you would like to sell.  If you're mailing your books, please visit our virtual textbook buyback page and complete a transaction. When mailing your books in, please include your transaction receipt and mail to:

University Store
Murray State University
201 Curris Center
Murray, KY 42071

The University Store is the one-stop-shop for all your graduation needs.

Visit our online store to browse and purchase diploma frames,  graduation regalia, graduation announcements and alumni merchandise.


University Store

Murray State University

201 Curris Center, Murray, KY 42071

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