POL-U8000.01 Operating The Associated Students Bookstore

Dates and Approval

Effective Date:

June 5, 1991

Revised Date:

August 14, 2012

Approved by:

President Bruce Shepard

Who does this policy apply to?

This policy applies to all University personnel and students involved in developing and recommending general policy guidelines for the operation of and/or distribution of revenue from the Associated Students (A.S.) Bookstore.


There is no overview for this policy.


Course Materials:

Any supplies or texts required or recommended by faculty or staff for a given course. Course materials may include, but are not limited to, texts, workbooks, study guides, CDROMS, art supplies, and other ancillary materials. (WAC 516-40-020).

Note: The above definition includes multiple formats and modalities through which students may access such content.

Policy Statements

1. A.S. Bookstore is Under Administrative Authority of the University and Operates Under Established Guidelines for Administration

No additional description for this statement.

2. A.S. Bookstore Has Exclusive Authority to Sell Course Materials On-Campus

No additional description for this statement.

3. A.S. Bookstore Manager Determines Constituent Priority in Developing Services and Managing Operations

These services will be supported in the following order of priority:

  1. University students and faculty
  2. Other members of the University community
  3. Members of the community at large.

4. A.S. Bookstore Manager (or designee) Determines Sale Priorities, Pricing Strategies, and Product Mix

No additional description for this statement.

5. A.S. Bookstore, in Conjunction with A.S. Board, Maintains an Advisory Group

The advisory group will provide feedback and offer suggestions on strategic directions, policies, services and operations.

6. A.S. Board Maintains a Bookstore Reserve Fund

No additional description for this statement.

7. A.S. Bookstore Manager and A.S. Board Co-Develop Revenue Distribution Plan

A.S. Bookstore Manager provides the A.S. Board with an estimated revenue share contribution to the A.S. Board Bookstore Reserve Fund on an annual basis.

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