December and May. Check with the Bookstore
for specific dates and times.
The bookstore will buy your textbook for half the
purchased price if the following conditions are met:
You must present your BSC student ID to
sell your books.
Your professor has ordered the book for the
next term prior to buyback.
The bookstore is not overstocked (there are
enough copies for the next class).
The book is in usable condition. Books with
missing pages, missing covers, water damaged
pages, and/or loose sections cannot be bought
If you bought a package (textbook bundled
with supplementary material) all parts of the
package must be included when selling it
The bookstore does not purchase course packets,
study guides, work books or lab manuals.
If the Bookstore cannot buy your book
The bookstore has a national used book vendor
to conduct each buy back. They may need your book
if we are overstocked or it’s a current edition and if
it is not being used again. They will not pay you half
price as the Bookstore would, but you have the
option of keeping your book or trying to sell it at the
next buy back. (Some courses are only offered once
a year or every two years and the professor may or
may not order the textbook again. By holding your
book there is the chance it could go into a new edi-
Please remember the purpose of buy back is to
save you money by providing used books for the
next term, not to buy books that are no longer used.
BOOKSTORE ACCOUNT FUNDRAISING
The BSC Bookstore will assist student groups in
raising funds using student bookstore accounts.
Please keep in mind the following guidelines and
procedures to ensure a smooth transaction.
Contact Misty Fingar, Assistant Director of Stu-
dent Life, Norton Camps Center, (226-4731,
) to obtain permission for your
organization to charge to student bookstore
Complete all information on the Bookstore
Debit Form located on the BSC Student Orga-
nization’s webpage at
pus/orgs/ forms.htm. Alternate forms will not be
All information must be written legibly.
The check request, contact information, and
the organization’s account number must be
included on the form.
All columns must be completed.
The account holder must initial in the “INI-
Only the original copy will be accepted.
Make a copy of all forms for your records
Completed Bookstore Debit Forms must be
received in the Bookstore no later than the 20th
of each month (April 20th is the last day of the
academic year to turn in forms) in order to have
the charges processed and included on the check
request form sent to the Finance Office on the
first of the following month.
An e-mail will be sent to the contact person list-
ed on the Bookstore Debit form to advise them
of the amount that has been recorded and that a
check request has been sent tot he Finance
Office for that total.
A check will not automatically be cut.
The Bookstore will send a request for a check to
the Finance Office on the first of the month.
The contact person listed on the form is
responsible for picking up the check request in
the Finance Office and taking it to their organi-
zation advisor for signature. Greek organizations
must take their check request to Misty Fingar.
Once the organization’s advisor has signed the
check request, it must be returned to the
Finance Office on or before Monday at noon in
order to receive a check on the following Thurs-
day. No changes will be made to the check
request once it has been received from the
If monies raised are to be automatically trans-
ferred into your organization’s account, please
provide the bookstore with an account number
prior to the date of your fundraiser. Note: The
organization’s account number must have a clear
or net balance in order to withdraw funds.