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Textbook Purchase and Buyback Information

Textbooks for credit courses, along with supplemental materials such as workbooks, lab manuals, CDs and DVDs (where provided by the publisher), are available at the Ocean Campus bookstore and the Downtown Campus bookstore . Check first to confirm availability.

New textbooks (or used, if available) may be reserved online. Students can also resell their textbooks through the buyback program. As much as one-half the original price is paid for books sold in the last two weeks of a semester, though the bookstore buys back textbooks throughout the semester, as well.


Some foreign language textbooks are on reserve at the Rosenberg Library and Learning Resource Center (check the online catalog for availability), while the Student Activities Office offers a book loan program for low-income students. Additionally, www.amazon.com carries new and used textbooks and sites such as campusbooks.com, half.com and bestbookbuys.com let you compare prices from many online stores.


Updated: February 11, 2014

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