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Customer Service / Store Information

Please click on any of the topics below for information regarding the Wheaton College Bookstore.

Store Hours

Store Hours during the Academic Year

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturdays Closed
Graduation Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Store Hours during the Summer

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturdays Closed
Please check with the store to see if we are open on any given Saturday during the Summer.

Meet the Staff

Bookstore Staff

Jennifer Hampton Store Manager
Ruth Thompson Assistant Manager / Buyer
Chris Bentz Textbook Manager
Nick McMaster Customer Service Manager
Judy Swirsky Purchasing Coodinator

Copy Center Staff

Claire Underwood Operations Coordinator
Brandon Michael Burdette Production Coordinator

Student Employment

The Wheaton College Bookstore employs anywhere between 15 - 18 students as Store Associates and an additional 5 - 8 students as ThunderShop Associates. We hire for both summer and academic semester positions.

We do accept work study employees.

Store Associate

These student employees are responsible for the day to day operations of the Bookstore. They are typically scheduled for an average of 10 hours per week and the shifts are designed to fit within normal class schedules. Saturday shifts are required and will be assigned on a rotating basis (usually around four to five Saturday shifts per semester.

Store Associate 1 Job Description

ThunderShop Associate

These student employees are responsible for the athletic concession stands that are run during select home sports games. Students selected for this role will be allowed to sign up to work for specific games as the schedule becomes available. The are expected to work a minimum of 10 games per semester but can sign up for as many as they would like. Typically, duties involve set-up/tear down of the booth, customer service at the games, and selling merchandise.

ThunderShop Associate 1 Job Description

Applying for a Position

For the Fall Semester, we usually wait until the Part Time Job Fair that is held on campus before hiring student associates . We encourage you to submit an application ahead of time as your application will be considered first. If you are interested in pursuing employment at the Bookstore, please read our Store Associate Job Description and fill out our Student Employment Application online if you find this job of interest to you.

Student Job application

If you prefer the following application can be printed and then filled out. Once completed, you can scan and email it to or mail it to our address below:

Student Job application

Wheaton College Bookstore
ATTN: Student Employment
418 N. Chase St.
Wheaton, IL 60187

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Location and Parking Information

The Wheaton College Bookstore is located in the Student Services building of Wheaton College, IL.

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30 minute parking is available on Chase St. between College Ave. and the College. Additional parking can be found through the campus where ever it is posted that visitors are allowed to park. Please observe all college regulations regarding where is and isn't an appropriate place for visitors to park.

Conference Services

Are you hosting a conference or event on Wheaton's campus?
Let the Wheaton College Campus Stores help!

The Wheaton College Bookstore wants to make your conference run more smoothly with less hassle! We offer many services that may benefit your conference. These benefits include book titles tailored towards your conference's topic available for sale, a full copy center to print your documents, coupons for your attendees, and even book tables for your events. What's a "book table"? We'll operate a table filled with conference related titles for sale in the building where your conference is located. The Bookstore will take care of ordering titles, staffing the table, take care of all setting up and tearing down, and returning any remaining books, thus giving you more opportunity to enjoy your conference with less worry.

To enjoy any of these benefits, send an email to and we will be happy to assist you.

Code of Conduct

The Wheaton College Campus Stores maintains high standards of conduct from our vendors and regularly requests these vendors send us their business Code of Conduct. When an official Code of Conduct does not exist, as some of our vendors are small or even individuals, we request written correspondence declaring that they do not utilize slave or child labor for their goods and services and are committed to supporting supply lines that pay fair wages.

Below is a partial list of conduct code that we maintain on record:

Privacy and Security

The Wheaton College Bookstore is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. Information collected is used solely for processing your order. All information you provide to us electronically is kept confidential and will not be applied in ways to which you have not consented. We will not sell or disclose any information that identifies you to a third party.

We also collect information about your use of our site through the application of cookies. This information helps us customize our Web site and allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our site and for what purpose.

Encryption is used for the transfer of data. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our web sites.

418 N. Chase St.,Wheaton, IL 60187
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