About Us


Store Information 

The University Bookshop is a self-financing entity, owned and operated by the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. We serve as a resource center for the campus community while also catering to the general public. Commonly referred to as simply "The Bookshop", we offer a wide variety of products and services, specializing mainly in the sale of academic and scholarly material.


Mission Statement

The University Bookshop is committed to providing easy access to educational resources, diverse literature and general merchandise and services. We strive to meet the needs of each customer with courtesy and efficiency. 


Core Values

Our customers are people who come to us with their needs and wants. It is our job to fill them.

Our customers are the reason we are in business.

Our customers deserve the most courteous attention we can give them.

Our customers are not an interruption.


Opening Hours

TEMPORARY Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: Closed

Summer and Christmas Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Weekends and Holidays: Closed


Payment Information 

The Bookshop accepts local personal cheques, debit and credit cards, cash  and secure online payments. Institutional customers may submit purchase orders to facilitate payment. 


Products & Services

Academic Books

Local & Caribbean Books


Stationery & School Supplies

Electronic Supplies

Apparel & Gift Items

Print & Shipping Center

Textbook Buyback