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If you still need to purchase books for spring 2019 term please, do this as soon as possible. The Book Shop returns books to the publishers one month after classes begin. Books for second seven weeks will be available. To order online, follow the instructions, below.

Textbook buyback will be held in the Book Shop Monday - Thursday, May 20 - 23 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bring in any books you no longer want to keep and get CASH!

Remember books that have been rented for the 2019 spring term are due in the Book Shop no later than Thursday, Mary 23 by 4:45 p.m. Please let the Book Shop know, as soon as possible, if you have questions.


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. Your 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 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 and review your order.
-If you see the message, "to be determined," there has been no text adoption to date. Please try later or stop by the Book Shop when you are 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 if done by Tuesday, March 5. You must bring the rental book and original receipt with you to the Book Shop.
-When digital content is available choose either the ebook OR hardcopy version. Ebooks (digital content) are accessible for the semester, only.  
-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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