The Catholic University of America

Barnes & Noble at the Catholic University of America

625 Monroe St. NE, Washington, DC 20017

Location and Store Hours

Barnes and Noble at The Catholic University of America is located at 625 Monroe Street NE A3-A6 in the Monroe Street Market Development. A full campus store and standard Barnes & Noble retailer, BN at CUA features an expanded school spirit department, a large textbook and school supply area, a general reading department, and a full service Starbucks café. 

Store Hours Cardinal Café
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

General Information

At Barnes and Noble at The Catholic University of America we work hard to make sure that we are meeting your needs- from textbooks to CUA gifts and apparel. BN at CUA carries a wide range of items from school supplies to reference materials, small electronics to this week’s bestselling novel, and of course a wide variety of spirit gear, gifts and accessories. You can find the same great selection both in our store,online at, and on our app. If you prefer to shop from the comfort of your own home, you can place your order online, and then pick it up at the store or have it shipped right to you. Our staff is dedicated to providing you the best service possible to ensure you have exactly what you need for a successful college career.


We offer numerous cost saving options for students to get what they need for less, including digital, used, and rental options on thousands of books. In addition to these cost saving measures, BN at CUA is proud to offer Price Matching with books found on Amazon or Bring in a copy of your schedule to have our booksellers assist you in finding your books for the best deals! 

Payment Options

BN at CUA accepts cash; Cardinal Cash or MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express as well as Barnes and Noble Gift Cards. Textbook purchases are fully returnable within one week of the first day of class accompanied by a receipt.