Required textbooks, notebooks, and student supplies may be obtained in the College bookstore, located on the main floor of the Pitkin Education Center. The bookstore will buy back most textbooks anytime except the first two weeks of classes. Prices paid depend on whether books will be used for the current or following terms. The bookstore telephone number is (201) 445-7174.

The bookstore accepts personal checks, with two forms of matching ID. Both forms of ID must have the same address that is imprinted on the check. Checks must be imprinted; starter checks are not accepted. There is a $25 charge for any check returned to the bookstore by the bank. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and money orders are accepted for payment.

Textbooks may be returned under the following conditions: All returns must be accompanied by a sales receipt, no exceptions. Textbooks in resalable condition may be refunded with a valid receipt within seven (7) calendar days from the start of classes or within two (2) days of purchase thereafter, including during summer term. Textbooks purchased during the last week of classes or during exams may be sold back under the book buyback policy. In addition, upon proof of drop/add, textbook returns from students, who have dropped a course, will be accepted up to thirty (30) days from the start of classes or until the end of the official drop/add period, whichever comes first. A book must be in original condition and a receipt must be present. There will be no refunds on study aids, such as Cliff Notes, dissection kits, calculators, and office supplies. Refunds on purchases by check will be given after ten business days, allowing for the check to clear. Students may find out the cost of textbooks and order books on line at The books will be shipped directly to the student. Students should allow five to seven business days for their books to be delivered, especially during the beginning of each semester when book purchases are at their peak.

Bookstore Hours (Subject to change):

Fall and Spring Hours: Bookstore Summer Hours :
  • Mon-Thurs9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Mon-Thurs (no classes in session) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9: a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Mondays (Summer Sessions)9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tues-Thurs (Summer Sessions) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon-Thurs (no classes in session) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday (if the bulding is open) 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday (if the building is closed) CLOSED