Bookstore Discounts

University Bookstores Discounts

The University Bookstores offer a 15% discount* to all full-time faculty and staff on items purchased for their personal use.  To receive the discount, the employee just needs to show their valid University of Louisville ID card to the cashier at the time of purchase and the discount will be applied.  To receive the discount, the employee must present their ID card themselves.

The discount may be used to purchase any item not already on sale, including textbooks for the employee, their spouse or their children.  It can not be used to purchase textbooks or any other items for other relatives, friends, other students, etc.  The discount is for purchases made by University employees for their personal use.  Your cooperation with the appropriate use of the bookstore discount is appreciated. (*some exclusions apply)

Department Discount

The University Bookstores offer a 20% discount to all University of Louisville departments on items purchased for official departmental use.  To receive the discount the department just needs to show their valid University of Louisville ID card to the cashier at the time of purchase, and complete a discount form listing their department name and employee ID number.  The discounts may be used to purchase any item not already on sale.  The discount can not be used to purchase textbooks or any other items not related to departmental use.  Your cooperation with the appropriate use of the bookstore department discount is appreciated.

Employee Superstore Discount

Through our contract, Barnes & Noble is able to offer all full-time faculty and staff a discount card for the Barnes & Noble Superstores, located on South Hurstbourne Parkway and also at the Summit Mall off Brownsboro Road.  To receive your discount card just stop by the University Bookstore and ask the cashier for the Superstore Discount Card.  Your University of Louisville ID card will be required to receive the card.

The Superstore Discount Card entitles you to 10% off the everyday prices of all books in the superstore, except Barnes & Noble bestsellers, which are already discounted.  It also entitles you to 10% off everything else in the store except merchandise from the music department, special orders, gift certificates, multimedia, periodicals, cafe purchases, and other special discount offers.