Resources for ministry matter.

The Hoch Bookroom, located on the second floor of the Wood Seminary Building and adjacent to the Edward G. Dobson Study Center, stocks a selection of seminary textbooks and supplemental theological literature, offering resources for sale at competitive prices.

Named in honor of its founder and former Grand Rapids Theological Seminary New Testament professor, the Carl B. Hoch, Jr. Bookroom provides Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and the Cornerstone University community with the finest resources for biblical, theological and ministry scholarship.  

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The Hoch Bookroom is committed to providing textbooks through drop/add week of each semester; after drop/add week, the Hoch Bookroom cannot guarantee that all stock will be available due to the nature of inventory returns.

Fall 2017 Booklist

Spring 2018 Booklist

Please Note: Course syllabi will become available in Moodle two weeks before the semester begins. For questions, please contact the Academic Office at 616.222.1422.

Fall Hours*

  • Monday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.*
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

*Closed Wednesday, Dec. 13

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding available resources, please call 616.977.5465 or email

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