The Hive campus store in the Student Center
Monday through Thursday 12noon-5:30pm
The Hive campus store email contact is SM557@bncollege.com
Spring financial aid for textbook and campus store purchases is available in the Student Portal. Campus Store Credit and Textbook Credit FAQs here.
Campus Store Credit available in the Student Portal is used at The Hive to buy course packets, backpacks, snacks, apparel and school supplies; bring your Bee Card to the store.
Spring textbooks except course packets are available only in the online store. Select the Order Textbooks link to the left. Textbook Credit available in the Student Portal may be used to order textbooks online. Shipping on purchases over $59 is FREE (see online bookstore website for details).
Textbook Adoptions Summer and Fall 2022:
Summer 2022: Link for designated admins to place adoptions:
Fall 2022: Visit the Portal and look for the AIP Adoption Tool icon ont he right side of the page.
** Campus Store and Online Store Specials **
5 for $5 on Select General Reading Books 5/17-6/13
Authors include: Chris Wilson, Neil Gaiman, and Lisa Gardner
IN-STORE AND ONLINE
***We have Ubalt Dad shirts and mugs for Father's Day.***
25% Off GEMS Brand Select Tech Products Now-10/31
25% Off Select Laptops 5/6-9/29
CURRENT BOOKSTORE EVENTS/AWARENESS
Welcome to UB new students! Check out our recommended title: Debt-Free Degree by Anthony Oneal.
We are celebrating Pride at the bookstore. We have a selection of LGBTQ+ titles as well as kid-friendly material.
Check out our selection of historical fiction and non-fiction titles about Ukraine and Russia.
QUICK LINKS FOR BOOKSTORE CONTACT INFORMATION
Textbook Customer Service Line 24/7 except major holidays 1.800.325.3252
Link to Textbook Customer Service Page for Inquiries by Email
Link to Textbook Help and Contact Center: Help Topics Listed
Email for Student Center Campus Store Inquiries
Link to Regalia purchases
Link to Buy Textbooks
Link to Virtual Campus Store (always open)
TEXTBOOKS FROM ONLINE STORE:
The textbook vendor, BNC Virtual, provides new and used textbooks, rental textbooks and e-books. Also, the customer service phone line, 1.800.325.3252, is available Monday through Friday, except on major holidays to assist you with questions, returns, and Price Match if you find a book at a lower cost.
As you know, UBalt's bookstore is fully online; the website to purchase textbooks is available, and books will be mailed directly to UBalt and Shady Grove students. Textbook credit is being processed through the UBalt Student Portal. Here is more information about how to place an order, where to obtain textbook and campus store credit, and how to return rental textbooks. Other helpful links are in the left hand menu.
Also, faculty textbook adoptions are being taken here. More helpful links are available in the left hand menu. For textbook adoption questions such as more recent editions, you may contact Jessica Womack at BNC Virtual.
VIRTUAL CAMPUS STORE UPDATE:
Shop virtually online, or visit The Hive, located on the first floor of the Student Center for course packets, school supplies, headphones, backpacks, laptops, and UBalt apparel. Purchases can also be made online here ; some items can also be shipped directly from the vendor. Regalia can be purchased here. If you need assistance with matters for the campus store, you may contact the store manager. Veterans who need assistance with the purchase of a computer may also contact the store manager.
Special Announcement January 24, 2022:
Beginning January 24, The Hive will offer a free UB community t-shirt to students only who make an in-store purchase and show their Bee Card. T-shirt quantities and available sizes are limited. Contact the store manager for questions about the free t-shirts.
USE OF FINANCIAL AID FOR TEXTBOOKS AND THE ONLINE CAMPUS STORE
CAMPUS STORE CREDIT is used to buy school supplies, headphones, backpacks, laptops, and UBalt apparel through The Hive virtual campus store, including items shipped directly from the vendor. Apply for credit through the Portal, and read more here, and FAQs here. Note that if additional credit is needed to buy a computer that you may contact email@example.com for assistance.
MORE ABOUT THE STUDENT CENTER CAMPUS STORE:
The campus store is open, however, the coffee bar remains closed.
Snacks, beverages and convenience items are available in The Hive.
The Hive campus store in the Student Center is open:
Monday-Thursday 12noon-5pm and Friday 10am-1pm
Saturday & Sunday: Student Center store closed
Online always open!
Welcome to the UBalt campus store
Here's where you'll find everything you need to start your classes. Ready? Let's go!
Get Your UBalt Spirit!
Looking for UBalt-branded apparel and gifts? That perfect item that says "UBalt is my favorite place"? Visit The Hive and "Bee" a part of our community!
use your campus store credit
Use your campus store credit at The Hive for all your supplies.
buying or renting course materials online - here's how
Visit this site to order online.
Add your courses in the course materials tool.
Choose Rent or Buy your pre-loaded materials.
Select your preferred shipping option and go to checkout.
Check your email for a confirmation. Any order over $59 ships for free!