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Bookstore Buyback Policy
Our policy is to buy every book we possibly can, offering you as much as we can. We hope the following information will explain how the process of book buyback works.
  1. Books that have been ordered by professors for the next term and are needed for store stock, will be purchased at 1/2 the new selling price during our end of term buyback.
  2. It is advisable to sell your books as soon as possible during the end of term buyback.
  3. The quantity of books needed for any given class varies from term to term. The bookstore will only buyback at 1/2 the new price the quantity needed for the upcoming term. When that need is filled, the wholesale value will be offered, if one exists. The wholesale value is determined by the used book wholesale companies, based on the national demand for the book. Some books do not have a resale value and will not be purchased.
  4. Books that have been replaced by a new edition cannot be purchased. If you have the 1st edition of a book, and the 2nd edition is available, you have an old edition and it has no resale value.
  5. Damaged books, or books in poor condition, will not be bought. This includes missing or loose pages, broken bindings, water damage, or excessive writing.
  6. Professors, not the bookstore, determine which books are used for classes. Professors are responsible for notifying the bookstore of their book selection in a timely fashion. The bookstore can only work with the information we have at the time of buyback.