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The University Co-op is one of the largest independent bookstores in the country, selling school supplies, used, new, digital, rental and electronic books. In addition, the Art Store at the Co-op offers a 20% discount on art supplies every day. The Co-op is amongst the largest retailers of Texas Longhorn apparel and gifts in the country. Many of the items in the store are unique and exclusive to the store. Men's apparel features brands such as Nike, Russell Athletic and the exclusive Ben Crenshaw Longhorn Polo Shirt Collection. The women's department has the largest selection of game day dresses, fashion tops and accessories for all occasions.
Co-op Kids has everything for Longhorn infants, toddlers and youth. And not to be forgotten is an extensive collection of gifts and souvenirs for home, office and outdoor.
“I enjoy seeing the positive directions the Co-op takes to be innovative to keep the business going strong.”
“The management makes sure to reward and encourage employees for their hard work and initiatives.”
“Employees are encouraged to learn and the company pays for seminars and courses, as well as offering a generous tuition reimbursement plan.”
“I feel that I am a part of something important and we are able to help the community/university. I also enjoy my work environment. I am able to balance my work life and personal life very well.”
“Being able to go to school and work. Co-op helps pay for your schooling.”