Congratulations to the 5th Annual National Student Day Contest Winners!

Juliana Johnson

Commodore Books & More
Lorain County Community College


Galileo Gonzalez

49er Shops
California State University Long Beach


Alicia Chan

SCU Bronco Corner Bookstore B&N #338
Santa Clara University


Jonathan Conyers

Roth Campus Bookstore
Briar Cliff University


Jazzilyn Dubois

Kalamazoo College Bookstore
Kalamazoo College

For every entry received in the contest NACS donated $1 to children's literacy advocate Reading Is Fundamental.
While $1,000 was raised by student entries, NACS matched that, giving RIF a total of $2,000.


A sampling of the photo contest entries from National Student Day 2015. See you in 2016!


The sixth annual National Student Day celebration is 10.13.16!

Sponsored by the National Association of College Stores, National Student Day spotlights and celebrates students through events in campus stores across the U.S. and Canada. On October 13, 2016, get to your participating campus store and join the party!

Fifth annual event 10.13.16!

National Student Day seeks to celebrate you and reward you for your hard work! From local store events to the national contest, there's a variety of ways to join the celebration!

Your campus store is celebrating

On October 13, your campus store is the place to be! Stores across the US and Canada will also be holding in-store celebrations thanking their students. Events may vary. Go discover the fun at your campus store.

Thank you for your interest

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How to Get Involved


This day is about celebrating you. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates on the 2016 national contest. And on October 13, 2016, show up to your participating campus store and join the party.

College Stores

Hosting a celebration is easier than ever. You don’t have to register or sign-in on the NSD website. Visit the NSD community in The Hub, NACS’ connected community for more details, including ideas and marketing materials. 

Business Partners

Become a sponsor and offer participating stores donations or discounts on popular merchandise. Promotional items can be co-branded with your logo alongside the National Student Day logo. Contact us to learn more.


NACS helps you organize and market your event!


The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is sponsoring the sixth annual National Student Day on 10.13.16 —a day dedicated to celebrating students!

What is National Student Day?

National Student Day is a day to celebrate your students, giving you multiple opportunities to create and build a positive relationship with them. We encourage stores across the U.S. and Canada to tell students how much you appreciate and value them, not just on October 13, 2016, but year-round.

How can you get involved?

It’s easier than ever to plan a fun event. No need to register. Join the National Student Day Community in The Hub, NACS’ Connected Community, for the latest updates and ideas for 2016.

Assistance from NACS

Best of all, NACS helps you organize and market the event by giving you access to a free online marketing toolkit, available summer 2016 through the Hub's National Student Day Community.


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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