Service Update (COVID-19) | UPDATED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020:

The Book Store at Western is open 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday, with increased safety measures and modified services.


Please see Retail Operations and Safety Precautions for further information.


BOOK STORE CURBSIDE PICKUP: We strongly encourage students to shop online and you can now take advantage of curbside pick-up for your online orders! Available exclusively at the Great Hall in Somerville House from September 28 - October 2, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Please enter through the sliding doors opposite Lawson Hall. There will be no delivery to residences during this time.

Payment Options

In-store Payments

The Book Store accepts the following payment types in store:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Debit
  • American Express
  • Cheque with government issued photo ID
  • Cash
  • Book Store Gift Cards
  • SpeedCodes from authorized Western faculty and staff

Online Payments

Online orders with The Book Store at Western include Visa, MasterCard, American Express credit cards. Additionally, authorized Western University staff and faculty may use a SpeedCode to complete their online purchase. Payments made by credit card will appear as a pre-authorization until the order is processed. This pre-authorization will be converted into an actual charge only once your order has been processed.

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