By Tess Haugrud
The Jimmie Connection Store is not your typical college bookstore – it is so much more.
From selling t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and sweatpants to coffee mugs, water bottles, blankets, and home decor and so much more, the Jimmie Connection Store appeals to a wide variety of customers.
The store has sales periodically throughout
the school year and has clearance items toward the back of the store. Some of
the items they have for sale are Jimmie crew sweatshirts, t-shirts, hoodies,
sweatpants, pajamas, socks, jackets, blankets, water bottles, home decorations,
car decals, scarves, gifts, hats, and school supplies. As of right now, they
are having a sale on all kinds of books like novels, Bibles, medical dictionaries,
guitar beginners books, and a variety of textbooks.
Throughout the year, the Jimmie Connection
Store offers door prize giveaways for things such as water bottles and gift
cards to keep customers interested and to bring more people in the store to check
out their deals. Emails are sent out to students with sale item information, so
be sure to check your emails!
The workers at the store counter are friendly
and willing to help. When asking present worker Orlando Rosa Jr.how he likes
working at the Jimmie Connection Store, he replies with, “I love working here
because you get to meet with people and talk to them as they come in to see the
merchandise. We typically have good deals going on and change out our stuff to
match the student needs and wants so that’s really cool that I can be a part of
The store hours are:-
-Monday – Friday: 9AM-4PM
-Weekend: Times differ due to special events
and sporting events happening on campus
Along with the main Jimmie Connection Store in
the Lyngstad building, the University of Jamestown has a smaller, separate
Jimmie Connection Store in the Newman Arena that sells similar merchandise
items but different clothing items, so be sure to check out the other articles
of clothing during, before or after the sporting events held in the Newman
Arena! The hours for the smaller Jimmie Connection store depend on the timing
of sporting events.
The Jimmie Connection Store provides the campus with loads of Jimmie gear and supplies to show school spirit and support our fellow Jimmies students, staff, and faculty.
Stop by the store throughout the week to see the deals happening and be sure to check your emails for upcoming deals the store will be putting on.