Frequently Asked Questions
HOW DO I KNOW WHICH TEXTBOOKS I NEED FOR MY CLASSES?
On the Campus Store homepage, under the Textbooks tab, click on Order Textbooks. This will take you to a page where you will be able to select the term you need to order textbooks for, and select the courses you are registered for. Once you have input all of the courses you need textbooks for, click the “Get Course Materials” button at the bottom of the page. This will generate a list of all the textbooks that instructors have required/recommended for students to purchase for their classes.
ARE USED BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR MY CLASSES?
The Campus Store does it best to obtain used copies of textbooks, but sometimes used titles are unavailable. If you would prefer used textbooks please indicate this as your preference for your online order and we will do our best to honor your request.
CAN I USE MY FINANCIAL AID TO PURCHASE MY TEXTBOOKS?
Yes! Financial can be used in-store and online during open charging dates. If you are ordering online, you can select financial aid as your payment option at check out.
ARE TEXTBOOKS AVAILABLE FOR RENT?
Some titles are available for rent. If a rental option is available for a textbook, it will be listed as a purchase option next to the textbook information.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TEXTBOOK RENTALS?
In order to rent a textbook, students must have their student ID. Students can only write and/or minimal highlights in their rented textbooks. Books are due back to the Campus Store no later than 5 pm on the last day of Finals at the end of the semester. Failure to return rented textbooks by this time will result in the student being charged for the original purchase price of the textbook. Students may also be charged if their rental textbook is severely damaged (ex. Torn pages, cover, or binding).
WHEN WILL MY TEXTBOOKS BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP?
You will receive two emails. First, Order acknowledgment. Second, a notification alerting you that your order is ready for pickup. Wait for the second email before coming in.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO RETURN MY TEXTBOOKS?
You can return textbooks that you have purchased up to two weeks after classes have started for the semester. After that date, returns can be made up to two business days after your initial date of purchase. Textbooks must be in original condition. Any damaged textbooks or opened packages will not be accepted for returns.
CAN I SELL MY USED TEXTBOOKS TO THE CAMPUS STORE?
The Campus Store Book Buyback happens at the beginning & end of each semester (dates will be posted). Students must bring their student ID. Books will be purchased for the Bookstore if Faculty adopts the books for the subsequent term and/or the Bookstore needs additional stock. Books are purchased on a first-come, first-served basis. When quantity limits are reached, students have the option of selling their books to a Wholesale Used Book Company. Books must be in saleable condition. Books with water damage, torn pages, and workbooks with answers filled in with ink will not be bought back. (Pencil can be erased and minimal highlights is OK).