Textbooks 101

Accessing Your Booklist and Purchasing Your Books



Creating a Bookstore Account & Checking Out Your Cart


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find out which textbooks I need for my courses?
How much should I budget for my books?
What is the difference between a required and an optional course material?
When should I buy my course materials?
Can I return my course materials for a refund?

Our refund policy states that textbooks can only be returned if they are in their original packaging and in new condition. Do not write in, mark or read your textbook or open accompanying software until you are certain that you have purchased the correct material. Used textbooks are also refundable.

Accompanying software until you are certain that you have purchased the correct material. Custom printed Course Packages are always non-refundable.

What are the textbook refund deadlines?

Fall Term - September 30, 2020.

What forms of payment do you accept?

All orders for Fall term will be processesd through our online orderinig site. We accept VISA, Mastercard, American Express, OneCard and Laurier Bookstore gift cards.

Are used books available for every course?
Are there rental books available for every course?
Beyond the obvious, what are the differences between new and used textbooks?

New books have come directly from the publisher. Used books may have markings and may be worn, but they should have no missing pages. Used texts, if available, cost about 25% less than new ones. There is no HST on USED books.

Used books are always in demand and they sell out quickly. Make sure you shop early if you are hoping to buy your books used!

What if my textbook is not in stock?
What is Digital Textbook Access (DTA)?