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Buying from The College Store ensures you get the right book and course materials for your classes.
The money you spend at PACES campus operations supports campus activities.

 

If the price comes up as $0.00 for the textbook or lab manual that you are looking for, it has not arrived yet to the College Store. Once it does arrive a price will appear.

If you are looking for a textbook that does not appear for a class, you are taking might be: That textbook has not been ordered by the professor or no textbook is required for that class.

 

Prices subject to change without notice.

Our web site does not use real time inventory as textbooks can be ordered before they arrive on campus. We do our best to fill your request of New, used or rented books but cannot guarantee what will be available when we pull your order. If you request a used book and it is out of stock, we will replace it with a new copy. This will also affect the total price that was listed on your confirmation email you received from us.   

If you are dissatisfied with your book you received, you have until the first Friday of classes to return it (in the same purchase condition) with your receipt for a refund.

 

Textbooks for the Winter Session 20/21

Textbooks for the Winter Session 2020 / 2021 are now available to order from bookstore.potsdam.edu.

The College Store is not stocking textbooks for Winter Session classes. You must order textbooks from us at least 10 days before your class begins to receive them in time. Winter session textbook can be returned for a refund with your receipt up until 3 days after the class begins.

 

Textbooks for the spring 2021 semester

 

Textbooks for the spring 2021 semester are now available to order from bookstore.potsdam.edu.

 

We will begin processing textbook orders the week of January 18, so you will not see any charges until then. We fulfill orders in the order that we receive them.

 

The College Store uses a 3rd party company for our price comparison tool so you can compare our prices versus other online companies. Not all textbooks are available in used or rental options.

 

Textbooks MUST be ordered from bookstore.potsdam.edu ahead of time and picked up at the College Store beginning Monday – January 25 9am – 5pm. Textbook web order can be picked up Monday - Friday.  Students will not be able to walk into the College Store and request textbooks until Monday – February 15.

 

We except Cash, Credit Card & Bear Express as payment. If you order items from our web site and want to use Bear Express, you can enter your 16-digit number located on your campus card or your P# (Potsdam ID) at checkout.

 

You may use Bear Express to rent textbooks. A major credit card also must be provided to rent textbooks and kept on file should the book get damaged or not be returned by the due date. Unfortunately, our web site does not have the ability to take both Bear Express and your credit card information. A College Store employee will contact you by phone requesting your credit card to secure your rental.

 

If you are distance learning and want your textbooks shipped to you and to arrive by the first day of classes, we must receive your order by January 19.

 

Last day to return textbooks purchased for the spring 2021 semester for a full refund (in person or postmarked) is Friday – February 5 @ 4pm. You must have a paid receipt with your return in order to process it. We will also take textbook returns from February 6 – 26, but you must include a paid receipt and a copy of your drop / add form. Textbooks MUST be in the same condition as when you purchased them. If you are mailing back your textbooks, make sure you get a copy of your tracking # for your records. Make sure to include your full name, P# and Phone #, along with your receipt inside the box. Ship your returns to: College Store Att: Textbook returns, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam, NY 13676.

 

Buy Back and Rental Returns:

On campus Buy Back and rental returns will take place May 13 & 14 = 9am – 4pm, May 15 = 12pm – 3pm and May 17 – 21 = 9am – 4pm.  

 

For those distance learning, you can go here to see how much you can get for your non-rented textbooks: http://bookstore.potsdam.edu/SiteText?id=64167. For those that rented textbooks, we will send you an email with a link to print out a prepaid label to return your textbooks. If you do not receive an email with the link, you can find it here: http://bookstore.potsdam.edu/SiteText?id=64695 Rented textbooks MUST be returned in person or shipped back (postmarked) by May 22. If your rented textbooks are not returned by the due date, you will be charged a replacement fee and a late charge per book.

 

Prices subject to change without notice.

Our web site does not use real time inventory as textbooks can be ordered before they arrive on campus. We do our best to fill your request of New, used or rented books but cannot guarantee what will be available when we pull your order. If you request a used book and it is out of stock, we will replace it with a new copy. This will also affect the total price that was listed on your confirmation email you received from us.   

If you are dissatisfied with your book you received, you have until the first Friday of classes to return it (in the same purchase condition) with your receipt for a refund.

 

BEWARE: International and instructor editions are not legal for resale and not eligible for buyback at the end of the semester

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