Kanbar Campus Center 121
Phone: 215.951.2717
Fax: 215.951.2667


Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hours are extended at the beginning of each semester with specific hours posted outside the store and on our website,

The Bookstore serves Philadelphia University students, faculty, staff and alumni by providing a specialized selection of products including textbooks, academic supplies, school supplies, clothing, gifts, computers, iPods, magazines and general books.

Textbook Reservation

Students can purchase and reserve textbooks in advance on our website,, and pick them up at their mailbox when they arrive on campus at the beginning of the semester.

Book Buy Back

The bookstore buys books back during finals week each semester.  Book values vary greatly; if a book is needed for the next semester, student will receive 50% of the purchase price.

Other Services

The bookstore offers a special order system for books, art materials, office supplies and school supplies.   We work with a wide variety of vendors to assist you with your academic needs. We also offer fax services.

Payments: Purchases can be made using Campus Card, cash, check (with identification), MasterCard, or VISA.  Contact the Business Office to set up a Campus Card account.

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