Online textbook ordering for Spring 2019 semester begins Friday, January 11 at 3:00 p.m.
By ordering your textbooks from the Luther Book Shop:
* 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, saving you $$$.
* It is fast and convenient. Your books will be packed and ready for you to pick up.
* Unlike other online vendors, there are no additional shipping or handling charges.
Books will be available to purchase IN the Book Shop beginning Monday, January 28.
Online textbook orders can be picked up in the Mott/Borlaug rooms in the Dahl Centennial Union during the following times. Please bring a photo ID with you:
Monday, January 28 - Wednesday, January from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday & Friday, January 31 & Feb. 1 - come to the Book Shop
Monday, February 4 - come to the Book Shop
Tuesday & Wednesday, February 5 & 6 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Paideia 112D students: Remember to order your section book AND the books listed under ALL STAFF. ALL STAFF books include four books, a reader and They Say, I Say and Little Seagull Reader, which you probably already have.
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. 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.