For Students

Purchasing your textbooks

Purchasing your textbooks from the Hawk Shop means you're guaranteed the correct course materials, can expect easy returns, offered convenient forms of payment (including U-Bill) - and most importantly, your purchase supports student programs and facilities on campus.

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Compare and Save

Introducing our new price comparison tool - check competing new, used, and rental textbook prices online to make sure you're getting the best price, whether it's from us, Amazon,, or a number of other online retailers. You'll be able to compare options on one page and order from any source directly.

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Sell Your Textbooks

Try to sell your books back as soon as you can - demand for used books is limited and the value of your textbook drops after we buy the necessary books needed. You must have your student ID to sell your books.

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Renting Textbooks

Save money by renting. We carry over 1000 rentals in-store and thousands are available online. We've partnered with an online provider to ensure students have access to thousands of rental titles. Payment is made through the affiliate site. Books will be shipped directly to you with no charge for standard service. At the end of the semester, you can either return your rental title to us, or ship it directly (at no charge) to the provider.

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The University Book Store partners with eBook provider, CourseSmart to provide students an economical (and green) alternative to print textbooks. Stop in Tech Connection to try out the new CourseSmart eReader with better highlights and bookmarks, improved notes management, and multiple viewing options.

How it works