The College Store: Bookstore Committee
Mission Statement To routinely gather current information regarding student
perceptions of bookstore goods, services, customer service,
website, and social media. To assess, understand, and utilize the
information gained to enhance identified goods and services within
the bookstore operation.
Students One representative from each of the four classes for both colleges.
Student members will be well versed in campus life, engaged with a
range of student interests, and be able to easily represent the
the Hobart and William Smith Colleges students.
Bookstore Clothing/Gift/Convenience Coordinator, Full-time Cashier, Director
Length of Service
Students From time of selection until graduation, or upon resignation,
Bookstore From time of selection until resignation or re-assignment, whichever
Meeting Structure One meeting every three to four weeks.
Minimum of 3 meetings per semester, Maximum of 5 meetings per
Meeting dates and times determined in consideration of student's
Meeting Times Determined based upon student availability, breaks, and finals
Fall Semester Proposed Spring Semester Proposed
2nd week of September or 3rd week of Classes 1st week of February or 3rd week of Classes
1st week of October or before Fall Recess 1st week of March
3rd week of October 1st week of April
2nd week of November 3rd week of April
1st week of December or before Finals begin 1st week of May
Proposed Agenda Topics Proposed Agenda Topics
Textbook prices & availability Website design & content
Communication from store to students Bookstore Services
Clothing: Selection, price,
quality Clothing: Trends, imprints,
School Specific (H-WS-HWS)
Social Media Giving Back
Wildcard: What's on our/your mind? Wildcard: What's on our/your mind?
Meeting Agenda Determined by bookstore management and Committee feedback.
Meeting Agenda may also be communicated via HWS email prior to
Students Applications sought in coordination with Hobart Student Government and
William Smith Congress
Bookstore Committee member status is automatic for persons within positions.
Students Meetings are mandatory. One absence per semester may be granted.
Students unable to attend are required to provide feedback on topic of
Two or more absences within semester will require resignation from
Bookstore Meetings are mandatory. Hourly staff unable to attend must find
colleague to attend on their behalf.
Students Positions vacated by students will be filled in a timely manner by a
Bookstore Resignation from committee will be automatic upon resignation of position
within The College Store.
Students Student committee members in good standing will receive one $50 Loyalty
Rewards! Cards from The College Store per semester, at semester's end.
Student must comply with Attendance Policy to maintain status of good
Bookstore Hourly Rate as established.