About Us

We are your local, independent bookstore & OFFICIAL home of the latest Triton gear, technology, textbooks, and so much more. Serving UC San Diego students, faculty, staff, alumni & fans everywhere.

Contact Information

General UCSD Bookstore Information

Phone: (858)534-7323
Toll free: (800)520-7323
Fax: (858)534-0565
Address: 9500 Gilman Drive, #0008
La Jolla, CA 92093-0008
For store hours, click here.
Parking: FREE parking Saturday and Sunday
For campus map, click here.

Computer Store
Phone: (858)534-4291
Fax: (858)534-1430
Email: [email protected] 📧

Customer Service
Phone: (858)534-7326
Email: [email protected] 📧

Apparel & Accessories
Phone: (858)534-8530
Fax: (858)534-0410
Email: [email protected] 📧

Medical Books
Phone: (858)534-3149

Toll Free: (800)520-7323
(ask operator for Teri in the Special Order Book department)
Fax: (858)534-5286
Email: [email protected] 📧

Notary Service
Patrice Lowe
Phone: (858)822-0238
Email: [email protected] 📧

Perks Coffee Shop
Phone: (858)822-7760
Fax: (858)822-7762

Phone: (858)534-3786
Fax: (858)534-0410
Email: [email protected] 📧

Sunshine Market
Phone: (858)534-2875
Phone: (858) 534-4557
Fax: (858) 534-5286
Email: [email protected] 📧

Phone: (858)534-3149
Toll Free: (800)520-7323
Fax: (858)534-5286
Email: [email protected] 📧


Customer Service

Contact Us
Contact one of the UC San Diego Bookstore departments if you have any questions.

Check this page for the UC San Diego Bookstore hours of operation which change at the beginning and end of every quarter, during the holidays, and the summer months.

UCSD Recharge
Easily access your UC San Diego Bookstore recharge summary

Shipping Information
Important Processing & Shipping Information

Trademark Licensing
Information regarding use of the university's name and symbols for commercial purposes and procedures for obtaining approvals for their use.


Convenient Payment Options:
UCSD Express Card, UCSD Recharge, UCSD TritonCash Account, UCSD Student Account, Master Card, Visa, Diners Club, American Express, Discover, Cash, Bookstore House Charge, Gift Cards, Purchase Order, Money Order. Please direct payment method queries to UC San Diego Bookstore Customer Service: 858.534.7326.

Free Delivery
The UC San Diego Bookstore provides free delivery to many locations. Click here for all locations.

Where and When to Park
Parking Permits

Sunshine Market

(858) 534-4248
Monday - Thursday: 7am-9pm   •   Friday: 7am-6pm   •   Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm

The UCSD Bookstore Sunshine Market opened in the 1970’s in what is now the UC San Diego Amazon center inside the Bookstore. In March it will be 10 years since the Market expanded and moved to its current location in Price Center East. Open seven days a week ( closed Sundays in summer ) at the center of campus, its many features include:




  • 9 varieties of fresh brewed fair trade coffee
  • State of the art Pepsi Fountain dispensing 32 oz. servings for just .99 with flavor shots available at no extra charge!
  • A 24 foot five shelf cooler with fresh sandwiches and salads from 4 local vendors
  • Fresh baked pastries delivered Monday thru Friday from several local bakeries
  • Fresh sushi delivered Monday thru Friday
  • 18 doors of ice cold bottled and canned beverages from milk to soda to juice to coffee drinks, energy drinks, Yerba Mate, iced teas, and more!
  • 6 doors of frozen food featuring grab ‘n’ go / heat and eat sandwiches, burritos & entrees, and ice cream
  • The largest selection of snack foods on campus –  candy, salty, sweet, mixed, and hi protein meat snacks
  • The largest selection of grab ‘n’ go health and beauty aids on campus
  • Cleaning supplies, paper goods, basic groceries, and dorm necessities
  • Wide selection of dairy / deli items, including over a dozen convenient cheese, cheese / meat / cracker grab ‘n’ go snack packs
  • Organic, fair trade, non GMO, gluten free, vegetarian, vegan – yep! We’ve got a little of everything, and a lot of a lot of great things!
  • Stop by today and meet our awesome, friendly, helpful student staff and pick up a snack or a meal and a beverage!

Take advantage of our loyalty cards for hot drinks and soup, as well as fountain drinks. Buy 10 and the next one is on us!


Perks Coffee Shop

(858) 822-7760
Monday - Thursday: 7am-7pm   •   Friday: 7am-6pm   •   Saturday & Sunday: 11am-4pm

Perks Coffee Shop is a unique café located within the heart of UCSD. Upon entering you will be welcomed by the warmth of our talented Baristas and Perky the Squirrel; an assortment of sandwiches, salads, wraps, and pastries; and a wide selection of delicious drinks that will be sure to quench your cravings. The Perks environment is also a perfect study spot where we offer a range of seats from individual study tables, group tables, and a cozy corner equipped with a fireplace for de-stress.

Perks brews and serves only Barefoot Coffee Roasters coffee. Based in San Jose, CA, Barefoot partners with small coffee growers worldwide - some as small as only one acre - ensuring the best coffee experience and flavor every time. All of Barefoot coffees are direct trade. Our pastries, salads, and sandwiches are prepared fresh locally. We guarantee the finest flavors, quality ingredients, and an unparalleled customer service experience.

We dedicate every month to a member of our creative team at Perks where they have the opportunity to showcase their talent through the Drink of the Month. Perky the Squirrel also offers customers a chance to win a variety of prizes throughout the year through art contests as a way to say “thank you” to all of our loyal customers!

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or a mid-day gathering, include a scrumptious selection of muffins, cakes, tarts, cookies and bars for that perfect mix. Perks is your ideal partner for every size meeting and department get together. Start with our travelers size box of premium and delicious Barefoot Coffee Roasters coffee.


Click here for the Perks-To-Go delectable menu.

We’re happy to help you brainstorm!

Ask our baristas for ideas: (858) 822-7760, email us [email protected].


Please place your food order 72 hours in advance. If simply ordering coffee, please allow a minimum of 60 minutes so we can brew the freshest coffee for you! Perks accepts all major credit cards, Triton Cash, student accounts and UCSD recharge accounts. Some orders require a 50% deposit. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required to cancel or postpone an order or the deposit will be forfeited.


Farmer's Market

(858) 534-4248
Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters
At Town Square, between the Student Services Center and the Chancellor's Complex.

Celebrating local farmers and food vendors, since 2004! Visit the UCSD Farmers' Market for farm-fresh produce and flowers, plus locally prepared, delicious international specialty foods and conversation:

  • Benedict's
  • Belinda's Cocina
  • Bibby's Crepes
  • By The Beach
  • Caked Bakery
  • Concina De Tamales
  • Carranza Citrus Fruit
  • Center Cut Fresh Fruit
  • Devine Pastabilities
  • Green Door Catering
  • La Crepierie
  • Made in Brazil Snack Food
  • Maldonado Flowers
  • Olive Oil Cafe GF Pastries
  • Papa's Garden
  • Phat Boyz Cajun Kitchen
  • R.E.D. Sambusas
  • Seb's Panini
  • Smit Orchards
  • Tori Tori Tei Filipino Food


Come see our new canvas shopping tote too! Perfect for your farmers' market finds.

The UCSD Farmers' Market is co-sponsored by:

•   Center for Student Involvement
•   The Sunshine Market, a convenience store affiliated with the UCSD Bookstore.

For general questions, contact  John Poggemeyer, (858) 534-4248.