We support the University by compiling the official book list each semester.
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The Co-op supports the University of Texas by compiling the official book list each semester.
Summer 2020 Textbooks
The 2020 Summer Semester book list is now available; place your textbook orders here. The last day to return books for a full refund for Summer 1 is Friday, June 5, 2020. The last day to return books for a full refund for Summer II is Saturday, July 14, 2020.
Spring 2020 Textbook Rental Return Options
The rental return deadline for Spring 2020 has been extended to May 30, 2020
If your Spring 2020 rentals are not received by 6/18/20, you will be charged the buyout price (the difference between the rental cost and the new book cost) and a non-return fee, calculated at 10% of the new book cost. At this point you will own the book and no further action is required.
Drop them off.
Don't fuss over packing up your books and shipping them off; just bring them straight to us! Our store is open for drop-off textbook rental returns. Learn more and see store hours here.
Return your rental by mail.
1) If you have rentals that need to be returned, we will send you three emails on Friday, May 22 with what you will need to send them back. Check your inbox!
RETURN LABEL: An email with a pre-paid UPS Shipping Label will come from the sender UPS Quantum View.
PACKING SLIP: An email containing your packing slip will come from the sender Hello@universitycoop.com with the subject line: “Your textbook rental information for check-in”
NOTICE! Be sure to check your Junk Mail/Spam folder for these messages. If you can’t locate your label, please email us here for one.
2) Print the UPS label and ship your book back to us by dropping this off at any UPS drop box or facility. Please include a copy of the Packing Slip in the package.
3) We’ll email you when we check in your rental.
Buy out your rented textbooks!
Textbook Retail Price - Rental Fee = Buyout Cost. Easy as that! Just contact our customer service team to get started.
Spring 2020 Buybacks
We've partnered with MBS' Textbook Exchange and Nebraska Book Company's Virtual Sellback to offer a mail-in buyback option for purchased textbooks. We've also partnered with Resero Virtual Buyback which has a retail component.
To sell back your books, locate the 13-digit ISBN number printed on the back of the book or in the front cover on the copyright page. The 13-digit number will start with 978.
Enter the ISBN into the search function on one of our partners’ websites to get pricing, and select the books you want to sell back. You'll get a free pre-paid shipping label emailed to you or will be given more information on where to drop off your books. Ship your books or drop them off with at the location provided and you'll be paid from our partners once your books are received.
You can sell your books back at any time.
Please note: these are third party sites and have their own policies on the buyback process.
Your Textbook Options
Buy: All textbooks are available for purchase new, and some are available to purchase used. Purchasing textbooks gives you the most flexibility; keep it as long as you want, and write in it as much as you want.
E-Book: Some textbooks are available as an e-book. Each publisher offers different features for e-books, including the ability to print out some or all of the book, plus it’s nice to not have to carry the book around!
How to Purchase Your Books
Online: At check out, select whether you want to pick up your books in our main store or have them delivered! Orders are usually fulfilled within 24 – 48 hours, and we now offer delivery to select dorms!
In Store: If purchasing or renting in store, visit the Academic Floor downstairs and grab the books right off the shelf. We have computers that you can print out your course schedule from if you need to! Check out at any open register!
St. Andrews Episcopal School Textbooks
Books for St. Andrews Upper School can be found in the Main Store on Guadalupe or online. Books ordered online can be shipped to you or you can pick up in store.