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The Clarkson University Bookstore

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The University Bookstore is located within walking distance from campus at 39 Market Street in downtown Potsdam. At the bookstore, your students can shop confidently knowing that they will receive the proper textbooks for all their classes. The University Bookstore also has a wide variety of general reading books, gifts, and apparel, which are also available online at http://www.clarkson.bkstr.com/.
 
 
FAQ'S

Can my student use a gift card?

Can my student return textbooks?

Can I purchase my student's textbooks online before classes begin?

What can students do with their textbooks after the semester is over?


Can my student use a gift card?

Yes. You can purchase a Follett gift card that can be used towards the purchase of any item that we carry in the University Bookstore. Gift cards can be purchased on-line at www.clarkson.bkstr.com or you may call the University Store at (315) 265-9260.
 

Can my student return textbooks?

Absolutely. If there is an error with the textbook your student has received, he/she can return it within the first week of class for a full refund, as long as it's in it's original condition and with a receipt. We will also give you and/or your student a 100% refund if there is a schedule change within the first 2 weeks of classes, in it's original condition, with a receipt and proof of schedule change. Please visit our website for more information on this return policy.


Can I purchase my student's textbooks online before classes begin?

Definitely. We encourage the use of our website. There, you and your student can purchase textbooks confidently. The books will be hand picked according to your student’s schedule. Shopping early online also gives you and your student access to used textbooks, saving you up to 25%! Once the textbooks have been pulled off the shelf for your student, we will ship them or place them aside for your student to pick up in the store.

 
What can students do with their textbooks after the semester is over?

The most popular option for students is to sell their textbooks back to the bookstore for cash. Although we buy back books year round, the most convenient time to do so is during finals week. We will purchase your student's books back for up to 50% of what was originally paid if a professor has requested to use the same book the following semester. Please see our website for the full buy back policies.