CMU Bookstore Holiday Gift Guide

Story and photos by Kaylee Winter

Being a college student, the holidays can be tough when it comes to money and buying your loved one’s gifts. The Central Michigan University Bookstore has you covered for gifts whether you need inspiration, waited last minute to buy, or want to buy your family CMU gifts. Here is a holiday gift guide with items from the bookstore for no matter who you are buying for this Christmas.

A gift idea that works for anyone in your family is a shirt or hoodie, especially ones that have CMU ‘mom’, ‘dad’, ‘grandpa’, or ‘grandma’ on them. It’s an easy gift that makes makes them feel loved because of having their “names” on them.







  • Wine glass
  • Blanket
  • Coffee mug
  • Wristlet
  • Bracelets


  • Hat
  • Beer mug
  • Tie
  • Wallet
  • Zip-ups/pullovers
  • Cornhole bags


  • Beanie
  • Sunglasses
  • Scarf
  • Fuzzy pull over/jacket
  • Keychain



  • Socks
  • Jersey
  • Football, baseball, basketball, etc.
  • Beanie/hat
  • SunglassesGrandmothers:
  • Tote/bag
  • Mug
  • Blanket
  • ornament


  • Picture frame
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Sweatpants
  • Golf balls, football, baseball, etc.

The CMU Bookstore even has accessories for pets, and toys and clothes for young children. Whatever you have in mind to buy for your family, the bookstore has almost everything you need to get your Christmas shopping done.