University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Pitt-Johnstown Book Center

Pitt-Johnstown Book Center has assorted apparel as well as books

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The Pitt-Johnstown Book Center is your source for textbook purchases and rentals, educational supplies, and university merchandise. Located in the ground floor of the Student Union, the bookstore also offers Mountain Cat apparel, accessories, and souvenirs.

The Book Center welcomes Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Cat Cash, which enables students to purchase products and services on campus with their Pitt-Johnstown ID card. Learn more »

Book Center authorizations are available for students interested in using excess financial aid to cover the cost of their textbooks.

The facility is managed by The book center also houses the campus convenience store, which offers health and beauty aids, snacks and drinks.

Book Center Schedule:

The Book Center will be closed temporarily, due to government compliance.  We apologize for any inconvenience, but we will be assisting remotely while we are closed.  You may still order course materials through the Book Center website to be shipped to your location.  You may email the store manager Tim Jones direct at, or call the Book Center at 814-269-7100 with any questions?  


Contact: 814-269-7100
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Book Center Authorizations

Pitt-Johnstown Book Center authorizations are available to students who would like to use excess financial aid to buy their textbooks in the University Book Center. Students anticipating a refund can stop in the Business Office to pick up the authorization form.

  • Book Center authorizations will be issued up to the amount of the expected refund
  • To get the exact amount of your textbook purchase, stop by the Book Center or view the prices online »
  • Stop by the Business Office to pick up the form
  • A charge will be posted to the students PittPAY account for the authorized amount
  • Authorization forms should then be taken to the bookstore where it will be accepted as payment
  • After add/drop student accounts will be adjusted to actual amounts spent