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University Bookstore

All required textbooks and supporting course materials for Colorado State University Online credit courses, unless otherwise stated, are available through the University Bookstore. Reference the individual course page for a list of required and optional textbooks.


Textbooks and materials may be ordered by mail (use the Book Order Form), in person, online, or by phone. Keep the receipt for returns.

If you are enrolled in a correspondence course you will receive information for ordering course materials and study guides after you register.

Payment is accepted via credit card, check, money order, or company purchase order. It is recommended that you wait until after the course cancellation period (typically two weeks prior to the start of your course) before purchasing course materials.


To receive a refund, textbooks must be returned within the first two weeks of the semester. New textbooks must be unmarked and show no signs of use or wear. Used textbooks must have the bookstore price sticker still attached. Include a copy of the receipt or charge slip with the book so that a correct refund can be made.


Contact the Bookstore to confirm acceptability before returning books for buyback.

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