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All orders placed through this site will be shipped via FedEx.  The shipping option Pick up in Store had been disabled due to the upcoming rush season.

The College Store's warehouse will be closed 12/21/2017-1/2/2018.  All web orders placed during this period will be processed for shipping BEGINNING 1/3/2018
Orders placed for the Winter Term may not be delivered until after January 8, 2018.


 Used Book Buy-Back
 General Information

  • A receipt is not needed to sell your book back as a used book.
  • Books with writing or highlighting may have value.
  • Old editions have no value and cannot be sold back.
  • Books are purchased daily in the store, except during peak periods at the beginning of each semester.  
  • Books are purchased daily online with no shipping charges using our Online Buyback page.  The online buy-back pays wholesale prices.  During the end-of-semester buyback you will receive the best prices for your textbooks by bringing them into the store during the dates/times advertised for the end-of-semester buyback. 
  • Rental textbook returns are not the same as buy-back.  DO NOT SELL BACK YOUR RENTED TEXTBOOK!  If you SELL your rented book rather than RETURN it, your book will be counted as “not returned” and you will be charged the replacement fee (current new selling price PLUS $10)!  When you return a rented textbook properly, you will always be given a receipt as proof of your return.

Fall End-of-Semester
Fri. Dec 8 9 am-3 pm
 Mon.-Thur. Dec 11-14 9 am-7 pm
Fri. Dec 15  9 am-3 pm
Mon. Dec 18 9 am-7 pm


 Pricing Information

The College Store will pay up to 67% of the original price you paid for your textbook providing the textbook is: 
  • Is sold back during the fall or spring, end-of-semester buy-back AND
  • Is being used for an HCC course AND
  • Is needed to fill the College Store's quota AND
  • Is in reusable condition
If the above does not apply, up to 35% of the new price may be paid. This wholesale price is determined by national supply and demand.

Take a look at the Textbook FAQ for more information.

The following titles, prices and quantities are subject to change without notice

This is a partial list of titles that we will buy-back.  The retail price will be paid until we reach the retail limit.   After we reach the Retail Limit the Wholesale Price will be paid.  We cannot buyback books that are missing required components or are in poor condition.  Be sure to bring all of the components (cd's, study guides, booklets, etc.) that came with your textbook.  The College Store staff will determine if your textbooks are in acceptable condition and if they contain all of the required components.

Don't worry if your book is not on this list.  We will be buying hundreds of other books at values ranging from $0.25 up to 50% of the new price.