Text Books and Technology Services
The University Store On Fifth
4000 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
The University Store offers a variety of options and formats of each text book, based on what is available from the publisher. The options include new, used, eBook, and course packet. In some cases, there are in-store book rentals. More information on the Text Book Rental Policies and Conditions can be found here.
Yes, Students can go to pitt.verbacompare.com to compare University Store prices with those of other major retailers.
Yes, daily and with extended hours during Finals Week. Students are encouraged to sell their books back during Finals Week when the value of the book is the highest!
Books can be purchased as early as the semester before the class, and in the summer for Fall term courses. Availability does depend on the professor submitting for the required textbooks, so if your student does not see a textbook listed for their course in the early stages of book buying, it could be because the professor has not ordered the text book(s) yet. However, these professor requests are done very early.
Students can purchase in-store or online, and can have their text books shipped to them or held until the first week of class when they arrive on campus.
Yes, there is a section in the University Store devoted to Technology Sales, and they are a licensed retailer of Apple, Dell, and Lenovo computers.
Repair Center Hours of Operation
Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Contact the Repair Center
Yes, and they can receive a University Store Gift Card. Technology Services offers trade ins for computers, tablets, cellphones, and MP3 Players.