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UB Bookstore reopens following windstorm damage

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Feb 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 12:29:32-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Univeristy of Buffalo Bookstore announced on Thursday that it has reopened after being closed to wind damage.

Follett Corp., which owns and operates the UB Bookstore on North Campus released the following statement:

“The UB Bookstore announced today that it has reopened after being closed due to wind damage. The safety of staff, customers and university community is of utmost importance, therefore, the bookstore will be open with limited customer access while repairs are being made.

We are working to restore access and services to the store as quickly as possible. Staff is available to assist in the purchase of books, supplies, clothing, online order pickups, etc. between the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, and Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The bookstore is closed Sunday.

Postal services are expected to resume Monday, March 4. You can always shop online at our website, www.ubuffaloshop.com. We appreciate your support and patience during this time. Thank you.”

Elsewhere on campus, University Facilities continues to clear tree branches and other debris, including lightweight portions of the bookstore roof, which were scattered as a result of Sunday's storm.

To report debris or other request other services, you can contact University Facilities customer service at 716-645-2025 or custserv@facilities.buffalo.edu.