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Gifts & Supplies Promotions

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Black and Gold Fridays

Last Friday of the Month receive 20% off UMBC insignia merchandise
when you wear Black and Gold or UMBC Gear.
In-store only on the following dates:
July 29th, August 26th, September 30th, and October 28th!

Offer excludes diploma frames, books, gift cards, electronics, school supplies,
clearance items, and previous purchases.
May not be combined with any other current promotion running!

Ticket to Tenzi

Hop on the train to Tenzi! Make stops Monday, October 10th through
Wednesday, October 12th in the following departments to earn a prize
each day:

  • Monday, October 10th: Textbook Department
  • Tuesday, October 11th: Yum Shoppe
  • Wednesday, October 12th: True Bits Tech Ctr

Have an employee initial your ticket each day and submit your ticket in
our ballot box on Thursday, October 13th for a chance to win Tenzi!
Not a winner? Play Tenzi with us on Thursday anyway!
Participants must have visited all three locations and have had an employee
initial each day to be eligible for the grand prize of Tenzi.
The winner will be announced at 1pm on Thursday, October 13th.
Date: October 10th through October 13th
Never heard of Tenzi? Watch the video below!

Halloween at the Bookstore

Wear a costume and spend $3+ to receive 10% OFF!*
Also, enter our photo contest for a chance to win a $25 Bookstore gift card!
*Discount applicable to Logo Merch, food, and beverages within the
Bookstore or Yum Shoppe.
May not be combined with any other current promotion running.
Offer excludes diploma frames, books, gift cards, electronics, school supplies,
clearance items, health & beauty products, and previous purchases.
Date: October 31st

Graduation Center

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Graduation Information  

To order a Cap&Gown please come to the Bookstore or order online.

Undergrad purchased regalia: $49.99
Masters rented regalia: $83.99
PhD rented regalia: $165.99
Note: The last day to order regalia online is October 18th for students.
Any regalia ordered on or after October 11th will incur a $25 expedited shipping fee.

Cap and Gown Ordering Information
September 26th, 11am to 5pm
September 27th, 11am to 3pm
September 28th, 11am to 3pm

Cap and Gown Pickup Information
November 30th, 11am to 5pm
December 1st, 11am to 5pm
December 2nd, 11am to 3pm
Note: A photographer will be in the store during these hours for pictures.

Visit the commencement website for additional information.

Technology Store Promotions and Events

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Bookstore Bob's Buck-Saving Bargains

  • Tablets
    • iPad Mini Wi-Fi 64GB White (New), Original Education Price: $529.00, now $329.99 / MD533LL/A
    • iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi 16GB White (Demo),Original Education Price: $399.00, now $229.99 / ME785LL/A
  • Notebooks
    • 11” MacBook Air 1.4GHz w/ 4GB/256GB (New),Original Education Price: $1,049.00, now $839.99 / MD712LL/B
    • 13” MacBook Air 1.3GHz w/ 4GB/256GB (New), Original Education Price: $1,149.00, now $949.99 / MD761LL/A
    • 13” MacBook Pro 2.5GHz w/ 4GB/500GB (Demo), Original Education Price: $999.00, now $879.99 / BH626LL/A
    • 13” MacBook Pro RD 2.4GHz w/ 4GB/128GB (New), Original Education Price: $1,199.00, now $999.99 / ME864LL/A
  • Accessories
    • iMainGo Portable Speaker System, Pink or Silver (New), Original Price: $4.99, now $0.99
    • Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 for Mac (New), Original Price: $79.99, now $29.99
    • Apple iPad Smart Cover, Red (New), Original Price: $69.00, now $39.99
    • Apple iPad Smart Cover, Tan (New), Original Price: $69.00, now $29.99
    • Cables to Go 12' A/V Stereo Cable (New), Original Price: $6.99, now $1.99
    • Quicken Essentials for Mac 2013 (New), Original Price: $19.99, now $9.99
    • Adobe Contribute CS5 V.6 for Windows (New), Original Price: $89.99, now $39.99
    • Cables to Go 6' Stereo RCA Cable (New), Original Price: $2.99, now $0.99

    • E-Mail if you are interested!


General Book Promotions and Author Events

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Improbable Excellence: The Saga of UMBC
Pre-order Improbable Excellence: The Saga of UMBC to read about the story of UMBC, written by George R. La Noue!
Available in Paperback and Hardcover
To order by phone, please call the Textbook Department at (410) 455-2699.
To order by email, please send your request to
To order online, click here.

Dr. Hrabowski's Latest Book
Holding Fast to Dreams now available for 20% OFF!

Cliffs Notes Clearance
3 for $1.

Bargain Books and Clearance
Check out our $1 book section.

UMBC Celebrates Diversity Fairs

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Hispanic Heritage Fair

View past event photos.

LGBT Awareness Fair

View past event photos.

Native American Heritage Fair

View past event photos.

Black History Fair

View past event photos.

Women's History Fair

View past event photos.

Asian Pacific Heritage Fair

View past event photos.

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