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760 Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation, College Bookstore, Dining Services, and Thompson Conference Center

760.01 General Function

The Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation provides auxiliary services, a not-for-profit corporation created to operate such services and to carry out various campus activities not financed by State funds. These services include the operation of all dining service units, vending, video machines, an automatic money teller, conference services, refrigerator rental, and the College Bookstore. The BASC also serves as the custodian and disbursing agent for student activities fees and for other College-authorized organizations.

760.02 BASC Administrative Office Hours

Located on the second floor of Brockway Hall, the Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation administrative office (includes accounting office, payroll, personnel, controller, and executive director) is open for business during the following hours:

 

Monday – Friday   8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer hours   8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

The Dining Service Office, which handles all meal plan, food, SUNYCARD, and vending service-related questions, is located on the first floor of Brockway Hall and is open for business during the following hours:

 

Monday – Friday   8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer hours    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

760.03 College Bookstore

The College Bookstore services are contracted with Barnes and Noble through BASC. The College Bookstore is located in the College Union and is open for business during the following hours:

 

Monday – Thursday    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday.     8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday**     10:00 - 3:00 p.m.

 

**The Bookstore will be closed on those Saturdays when no classes are schedules either on the Friday preceding or Monday Following.

 

The Bookstore will be open extended hours for the first four weeks of both the Fall and Spring semesters as well as the first two days of each Summer Session.

 

760.04 Merchandise and Services

  1. All required books ordered from the College are stocked. In addition, the College Bookstore stocks supplementary paper books and supplies.
  2. The College Bookstore maintains a large selection of paperback (including bestsellers), trade, reference, children's, and adult books. Educational and art supplies, and many gifts and personal items are also available. Special book ordering and film processing services are also maintained.
  3. The College Bookstore offers a 10% discount to all faculty and full-time staff. This discount will not apply to textbooks, computer software or convenience items (i.e. candy, personal hygiene). Paperback bestsellers are discounted by 20%.

760.05 Textbook Ordering Procedures

  1. It is the policy of the College that required texts for all courses must be available at the on-campus bookstore for all students. This policy recognizes the fact that many students use financial aid to defer the cost of textbooks. In addition, early adoption insures that students are eligible to receive top dollar for textbooks, which they sell back to the College Bookstore.
  2. The College Bookstore will distribute course book requisition forms to faculty. Faculty will fill out the forms, which must include all required and recommended texts and return the forms to the College Bookstore. Deadlines for submitting course book requests are as follows:
    • March 15 for Summer books
    • April 1 for Fall books
    • October 15 for Spring Books

Faculty members requiring no text must advise the College Bookstore to account for all courses.

 

Textbooks can also be ordered on-line at www.bkstore.com\brockport\ or www.basc1.com. On-line requests follow same guidelines and deadlines as listed above.

 

  1. The College Bookstore will provide a coy of textbook adoptions to the Liftbridge.
  2. The College Bookstore will provide timely reports to faculty members of the status of their orders for books, supplies, etc. for their respective courses, including items discovered to be unavailable, delayed in delivery, new editions, etc.
  3. Arrangements for desk copies are the responsibility of the individual instructor. Forms requesting desk copies are available at the College Bookstore or from departmental secretaries. This form should be sent to the publisher at the same time the requisition for required books is sent to the College Bookstore.
  4. Faculty ordering classroom supplies, which are required or recommended for use, must adhere to the guidelines for course book requisitions.
  5. Problems with textbook ordering should be reported to either the College Bookstore manager at 395.2554 or the Executive Director of the Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation at 395-2497.

760.06 Textbook Refunds and Exchanges

The College Bookstore agrees to refund or exchange without penalty the full value of any new or used books, listed as either required or recommended for a course, any time up to two (2) weeks after the first class of a fall or spring semester course and any time up to one (1) week after the first class of a summer session course, provided the book is returned in acceptable condition, is accompanied by the sales receipt, and bears the current Bookstore coding mark. Refunds or credits shall also be provided any time up to four (4) weeks after the first class of a spring or fall course, and any time up to two (2) weeks after the first class of a summer session course, provided the book is returned, bearing the College Bookstore's current Bookstore coding mark, with the sales slip, and official Registrar's confirmation that the student was enrolled in the course for that semester or session but has dropped the course.

 

All textbook sales are final after the SUNY Brockport drop/add deadline expires.

 

Tools, supplies, materials, and other merchandise in the Bookstore may be returned for a full refund in unused condition within two (2) days after purchase (Saturday and Sunday excluded) upon presentation of a sales receipt.

 

All other refunds or credits for returned books or other items shall be made at the discretion of the College Bookstore manager.

760.07 Caps and Gowns

The College Bookstore arranges cap and gown purchases and rentals for the faculty.

760.08 Dining Services

The BASC Dining Service Department offers an extensive variety of services on campus. Questions regarding special arrangements may be directed to the Dining Services Office at 395-2570. Hours are posted at each facility.

  1. Harrison Dining Hall (cafeteria service) offers a variety of menu selections, all you can eat for one price. Harrison serves lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday and brunch and dinner Friday through Sunday.
  2. Brockway Dining Hall (cafeteria service) offers a variety of menu selections, all you can eat for one price. Brockway serves breakfast, continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Thursday and breakfast, continental breakfast, and lunch on Friday.
  3. Off the Tracks is located in the downstairs area of Harrison Dining Hall, offers pizza, snacks, subs, Buffalo-style chicken wings, and a variety of beverages. In addition, there is an Ice Cream Shoppe offering soft served low fat yogurt and soft served ice cream. Also available is Ben & Jerry's pints and Otis Spunkmeyer cookies.
  4. Union Square, located in the Seymour College Union, is a collection of shoppes offering deli sandwiches, soups, and hamburgers to order, Mexican selections, bakery items, fresh-made pizza, self-serve salads, and ice cream delights. Adjacent to Union Square is room 185 providing additional seating for faculty and staff.
  5. The Sidewalk Cafe, open during the academic year on the first floor of the Allen Administration Building, serves soup, salad, and sandwiches.
  6. Catering Services: Food and beverage services for events on the campus are available from the Catering Service (395-2379). Service for any of a variety of needs from refreshments to banquets can be arranged for most locations.

760.09 Thompson Conference Center

Thompson Conference Center is a completely refurbished former residence hall that includes seven air-conditioned meeting rooms, 45 neatly decorated guest rooms, and five private suites. The main floor also features an open reception/registration area, television lounge, laundry facility, and telephone access. The Conference Center has professional staff available to assist in creating a productive, well-organized conference. Any special needs such as dining or catered arrangements, AV equipment, copy service, and/or recreational activities can be coordinated through the Conference Center.

 

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