Textbook FAQs

What is Text Express?

Text Express is a great way for students to save some time during the beginning of the semester. Simply pre-order your books at www.brockport.bkstore.com. No deposit is required. You'll be able to view new, used, digital, and rental book prices online, and your books will be ready for pick up at the bookstore - no waiting in long lines. Get your order in early for first dibs on our tremendous selection of used books.

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What is Buyback?

The Bookstore is committed to buying back as many used textbooks as possible from students year round. The Bookstore pays students 50% of the cost paid for the text if the professor has agreed to reuse that exact book the following semester.

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Can I sell my books to the College Bookstore even if I didn't purchase them there?

Yes!

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Why should I purchase my books at the College Bookstore? 

  • We have every textbook for every course in one convenient location.
  • B & N College is committed to offering the largest selection of used textbooks, which always saves you 25% off the retail price.
  • We offer digital and rental options for many textbooks.
  • We offer a textbook price guarantee.
  • Convenience - we're right on campus!
  • Order online to view prices.
  • Pre-orders are available, saving you time at the start of each semester.

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Can I download an electronic book to my Nook or Kindle?

No. Download electronic books to laptops or PC's.

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Do you rent textbooks in the Bookstore?

Yes. You simply need a credit card to secure the rental. You may pay for the rental with any tender that you choose. Use the book for the entire semester. Return the book after you have taken you final exam.

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Will my credit card be charged if I do not return a rented textbook?

Yes. Your credit card will be charged the cost of the new book, plus an additional 7.5% service fee.

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Can I write in a rented textbook?

Yes. You may write and highlight in rented textbooks.

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Can I use my financial aid in the Bookstore?

No. You must open an Easy Money account. After you open an account, you can transfer your financial aid to your Easy Money account. After you transfer the money, you may use those funds in the Bookstore and at all other Easy Money locations.

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