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National Student Day will hold its fifth annual event 10.8.15!

What is National Student Day®?

Sponsored by the National Association of College Stores, National Student Day encourages campus stores across the U.S. and Canada to celebrate their students. On October 8, 2015, get to your participating campus store and join the celebration.

Fifth annual event 10.8.15!

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 Oct. 8, campus stores across the US and Canada will hold in-store celebrations thanking their student customers. Events may vary. Go discover the fun at your campus store.

Thank you for your interest

Remember to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; watch our favorite videos on YouTube. Contact us with any comments or questions.

How to Get Involved


This day is about celebrating you. Just show up to your participating campus store on 10.8.15 and join the party. Enter the new, National Student Day contest, which launches on Sept. 24. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; watch our favorite videos on YouTube.

College Stores

Celebrate your students by hosting an event, its size and scope is completely up to you. Sponsor or co-sponsor activities like games and contests. Visit the NSD community in The Hub, NACS’ connected community for 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.


Student contest to launch Sept. 24, 2015

Snap a selfie & Win $500
while helping support Children's literacy

The contest will open at 12:00:01 a.m. EDT on Sept. 24 and close at 4:59:59 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22.
Five winners will be announced the week of Oct. 26.

Snap a selfie

Snap a selfie in your college store

Share your photo #GIVEME5NSD

Post to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram between Sept. 24 and Oct. 22. Use #GIVEME5NSD and be entered to win a $500 campus store gift card.

Support children's literacy

For every entry accepted (up to 5 per person), $1 will be donated to Reading is Fundamental (up to $5,000)!

The Chico State Wildcat Store

California State University-Chico

Wake Forest University Stores

Wake Forest University

Ashland University Bookstore

Ashland University

Don't Forget. Visit your campus store on Oct. 8 to join the celebration!

The student contest launches Sept. 24, 2015.


NACS helps you organize and market your event!


The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is sponsoring the fifth annual National Student Day on 10.8.15 —a day dedicated to celebrating students!

What is National Student Day?

On Oct. 8, we encourage campus stores across the U.S. and Canada to celebrate students by hosting an exciting store event.

How can you get involved?

Plan your celebration and promote the national contest! Students enter by posting a selfie of your store. Winners will receive a $500 credit to the store. The store will also win $500 to use on future NSD celebrations or marketing needs. For every entry NACS will donate $1 up to $5,000 to Reading is Fundamental™ For more information on contest visit the contest section.

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 2015 through the Hub's National Student Day Community.


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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