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CCC&TI Bookstore

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Contacts

Trina Curtis
Director
College Stores
828.726.2302

Hudson Campus Store:
Located in E Building.
Bottom Floor next to Student Lounge.
828-726-2302

Boone Campus Store:
Located between the College and Career Readiness and Student Support Centers
828.297.3811
 
Photo of the CCC&TI Bookstore The Bookstore provides textbooks, reference books, study aids, school/office supplies, backpacks, imprinted apparel, and gift items.





  1.  Hours  
  2.  Events  
  3.  Procedures  
  4.  Mission  
  5. Payments & Refunds  
  6.  Book Rental   
  7.  e-Textbook   

Hours

Regular Bookstore Hours

BOONE CAMPUS
Monday - Thursday
7:45am - 1pm & 2pm - 4:45pm

Friday
7:45am - 2:45pm

828.297.3811
HUDSON CAMPUS
Monday-Thursday
7:45am-6:00pm

Friday
7:45am-3pm

828.726.2302

Special hours for December 2017 & January 2018

Bookstore Calendar

Bookstore Events

Book Buyback

The bookstores “host” the buyback which is performed by Follett Higher Education during the final days of each semester. Follett determines what books will be bought, the quantity to be bought and the amount of money paid. Books need to be in good condition and must be current editions. The book buyer has final say! Please Do NOT ask the bookstore personnel. We simply do not know.

December 11, 12 & 13
Boone: 9 am – 1 pm & 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Hudson: 9 am – 1 pm & 2 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Must have student ID number each day
  • Receipts are no longer necessary
  • Return rentals in store not at buyback counter

In-store Rental Books are due December 14, 2017 by 4 pm.

Order Books Online

Book prices, price estimates and ISBN numbers will be available on-line by early registration.
Go to www.caldwellcc.bkstr.com and click on the yellow box "START HERE". Follow prompts.

Online ordering for spring 2018 will be available starting December 18.

Online orders are processed M-F during business hours. We will not process orders over Christmas break.

Bookstore Tips & Procedures

  1. The bookstore accepts the following forms of payment:
    • Cash
    • Personal checks - must have student's 7 digit Student ID # and Name on the check; must have valid driver's license
    • VISA and Master-card - must have proper Photo ID that matches the name of the cardholders (Cardholder must be present. You may not bring someone else’s card. This is college policy.)

  2. Bring your class schedule with you
    • We can serve you better and faster if you have your class schedule with you
    • This is very important during 'charge' days

  3. Book titles, price estimates and ISBN numbers are available online at the ONLINE BOOKSTORE (www.caldwellcc.bkstr.com). Click on "START HERE".

  4. Consider purchasing 'books only' during the first 3 days of class
    • Purchase supplies before or after this period
    • The lines will move faster and everyone will benefit

  5. 'Charge Days' allow students to make purchases for third-party billing. This includes Pell Grant (FAFSA), WIA, TAA/TRA, VA/VR, Dream Scholars and most scholarships funds.
    • A CCC&TI college ID badge or valid driver's license is REQUIRED to access PELL(FAFSA), all scholarships, WIA, TAA, etc. in the bookstore. Please have this information ready for every charge purchase you make.
    • Without your 7-digit Student ID Number, you will not be allowed to charge your purchases. Take your Student ID # with you.
    • Charge purchases and returns can only be made during 'Charge Days'. Please see the Bookstore Special Hours calendar for a list of the 'Charge Days'.
    • All charge customers (Pell, WIA, TAA, etc.) are asked to make a maximum of 3 trips to the bookstore during your charge period. Please plan ahead and decide what you will purchase in each trip. Caldwell TAA/TRA students risk paying for your items yourself if you go over 3 trips (per ESC).
    • TAA/TRA and WIA all have their own rules. You are responsible for knowing what you can and can't purchase. When in doubt, ask your ESC case worker before purchasing or risk being billed later.
    • All charges and returns MUST be completed during the charge period.

Bookstore Mission Statement

"The College Stores are an auxiliary enterprise of the college operated for the convenience of students, faculty, and staff. Prices will be set at the lowest practicable point so that the store will operate near the break-even point or with a small profit."

Payments & Refunds

Bookstore Policy

  • New books or bundles are not returnable if the shrink wrap is broken.  NO EXCEPTIONS!
    Go to class before you open anything.
  • Used books are buy at your own risk!  Look them over carefully before purchase.  We DO NOT guarantee the condition of book nor promise buyback at the end of semester.
  • Keep all receipts. You must keep all of your bookstore book receipts. You may need them later for tax or other purposes. We will not print duplicates for this purpose.

Check Policy

  • Must have name and address, bank name and check number printed on check.
  • Must have a current government issued photo ID (driver's license or state issued Identification card, passport, etc.). A work ID, visa card picture, etc. is not acceptable. (The cashier will write the Driver's license number on the check for you.)
  • You must provide the student's name and student's 7-digit ID number on the check.
  • Make checks payable to CCC&TI.

Credit Card/Check Policy

  • VISA and Master-card are the only cards accepted but we also require a current government-issued photo ID that matches the name on the credit/debit card.
  • If you have family or friends that want to help you with large purchases in the bookstore, please consider asking them to come to the bookstore before our "busy seasons" and purchase a gift card for you. This gift card can be for any dollar amount and can be used any time on anything in either of the CCC&TI stores.  Gift cards expire 5 years from date of issue.

    We apologize for this inconvenience, but this is for your safety as well as ours.
If you cannot comply with this policy you must present a different form of payment. 

Book Rental Program

If you are interested in the Book rental option, please read Bookstore Rental Policy for the appropriate semester:

How to Rent from the Bookstore (in store only):

  1. Identify rentable texts by the colorful sign on shelf card (near book)
    • Limited titles available at this time.
  2. Student must have
    • 7-digit Student ID #, email address, mailing address
    • Collateral credit card - (Visa/MasterCard only) will be pre-authorized for $1 (cardholder must be present with photo id). [This card will be charged the full price of book at end of semester if book is late, lost or stolen.]
    • Provide payment for rental fee via cash, credit card or Pell Grant
    • Photo ID matching credit card (must be your card)
    • Sign rental agreement
  3. Return books at end of semester as agreed

e-Textbook Program

The bookstores are participating in a program where certain book titles are offered in an optional ebook format. This is an electronic book, not the kind printed on paper. Your ebook can be read on any type browser Safari, Google, Internet Explorer, etc). Highlighting, note-taking, and other features are available as well as 10% download for offline reading and 10% printing. Most E-texts will expire, so be on the lookout for that.

Book titles that are available in etext format are marked by a special green paper hanging next to the book & shelf card. The green paper will give the course number, title, price of the etext and days until expiration. Leave the green paper there, and tell the cashier the ebook you are interested in purchasing.

How to purchase your etext rental:

  1. Identify etexts: special green paper near shelf card & book
  2. Tell cashier course number and title you are interested in.
  3. Provide payment via cash, check, Visa/MasterCard. Pell Grant will cover purchase of ebooks but only during charge period.
  4. Redeem code

 
 
 
 
 
 

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