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SUMMER SESSION RENTALS:
Reminder: Summer Session rental books are due back to the Book Shop no later than Monday, July 30 by 4:45 p.m.

ONLINE TEXTBOOK SALES FOR FALL 2018:
Online textbook ordering from this website, for fall 2018 term, opens Friday, July 13 at 3:00 p.m.
By ordering from the Luther website"
* You can be certain you are purchasing the correct books for your classes.
* You are the first to rent and/or purchase textbooks, especially used titles, saving you $$.
* It is fast and convenient. Your books will be packed and ready for you to pick up when you arrive at Luther.
Textbooks are available to purchase IN the Book Shop beginning Wednesday, August 15.

Textbooks may be picked up in the Mott/Borlaug rooms during the following times:
Saturday, August 18 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, August 23 and 24 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 25 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 26 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Wednesday, August 27 - 29 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

INCOMING 2018 LUTHER FIRST YEAR STUDENTS:
If you still need the summer reading book for Paideia 111D, The Odyssey, it is available to purchase in the Book Shop or from this website. Click 2018 Summer Reading Book to purchase and/or for more information. Besides the summer reading book, which you probably have, there are six other books you will need for Paideia 111D. Go to Paideia/111D/All Staff. You may also need a section book that will be available through the Book Shop at a later date. Stay organized and order your 2018-2019 Academic Planner.

For your shopping convenience and for ROAD registrants, the Book Shop will have extended hours. Simply stop in the store during these times to purchase your books:
Thursday, August 23 until 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 25 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 26 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING TEXTBOOKS:

IMPERATIVE: Both the "bill to" and "ship to" addresses must be in the student's name, NOT the parent's name, no matter what credit/debit card is being used. You first and last name must be used. If you already have an account, double check this information and make any changes. Login and go to My Account. If you are placing your first order on our site, you must create a new account. You may choose your own password.
-A credit/debit card is the only payment option for online ordering.
-Your correct email address is imperative. All correspondences are via email. If we email you, it is regarding an important issue with your order that needs a response from you before we are able to process your order. To prevent delays, please watch and respond to any emails.
-Within two hours of ordering, you will receive an order confirmation. Watch for this email and review your order.
-If you see the message, "to be determined," the book is currently not available. Please try later or stop by the Book Shop when you arrive on campus.
-Some courses have important information regarding textbook selections listed. Please read any notes, carefully.
-To be certain you have all materials needed for classes, we strongly urge you to purchase all titles by the beginning of the semester. The Book Shop begins returning books to the publishers one month after classes begin.
-RENTAL TITLES: Rented books are non-refundable unless you drop the course. If you rent and then choose to purchase the rented book, you pay only the difference between rental and purchase price if done by Tuesday, September 25. You must bring the rental book and original receipt with you to the Book Shop.
-When checking out, select "pick up in store" as the shipping method. Textbook orders will not be shipped.

Now you're ready to order your books! There are two options for purchasing books.
1) Comparison site (You purchase from both the Book Shop and other online vendors)
2 Bookstore Only site ( No shipping costs and convenient pick up)

Textbook information is as up to date as possible based on information provided to us by faculty and price quotes from publishers. Please note that because textbook information can change at any time (faculty changes, publisher upgrades, cancelled classes, etc.) we are not responsible for information from this site for the purchase of textbooks from other sources. Students purchasing course materials from the Luther Book Shop site are protected under the store's return policies. If your course book is not listed, the textbooks are yet to be determined.

The Book Shop is owned and operated by Luther College and dollars spent here support Luther students, faculty and staff.


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