The Gardner-Webb football team playing Georgia Tech (Photo by James Emery)

Gardner-Webb University is a small private university in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, about 40 miles west of Charlotte. Gardner-Webb was originally founded in 1905 and currently enrolls about 4,300 students. The school offers 45 different majors in a variety of academic disciplines. The athletic teams at the school, which are known as the Runnin’ Bulldogs, compete in the Big South conference. Gardner-Webb’s school colors are scarlet and black. When it comes to buying textbooks, Gardner-Webb students have a few options on where to get their books. Here are the best places to shop:

The Campus Shop is the official textbook provider of Gardner-Webb students and faculty. It is housed on the first floor of the Dover Student Center in the heart of campus at 100 South Main Street. When you buy books and course materials here, you can be assured that you are getting the correct editions and versions of the texts that you need for each of your classes. There are several ways you can acquire your textbooks here. One way is the traditional way of buying books new or used. The other way is to rent your textbooks, which can save you lots of money in the long run. Renting also means you get the books when you need them and then can return them to the store when your classes are done so that they aren’t piling up in your dorm room. You can also sell books back to the store and get cash for them right on the spot. The store carries tons of Runnin’ Bulldogs apparel, graduation items, and other school supplies. There are also special contests held throughout the year, including a t-shirt design contest where you can win cool prizes.

Got Books! at 112 East College Avenue in Boiling Springs is a fantastic local bookstore. The shelves at this store are packed with new, used, and rare books at great low prices. You will find a wide selection of textbooks and can also sell your books to the store and get money for them right away. There aren’t a ton a local bookstores in Boiling Springs, so this could be your best option to get great deals on textbooks. Find out if your books are in stock or reserve them before you buy them by calling 704-313-7142.

Campus Store at 123 North Main Street in Boiling Springs is another store that sells textbooks and college supplies. You will find a wide array of textbooks in both new and used conditions, along with some rental textbooks. Just bring in your book list and a friendly associate will be able to assist you, even if your books aren’t in stock. Call 704-434-5247 for more information about this store.