University Bookstore - Faculty


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What can you do to lower student textbook costs?

Get Your Orders In On Time!

> The University Bookstore wants to lower our costs to students. Our mark-up is lower than the national average. Providing more used books is our best means to lower student costs. They sell for 35% LESS THAN A NEW BOOK.

> Most of our used books come from used book companies. It is primarily a first-come first-served industry. Timely orders greatly increase our chances of success. Their warehouses are empty when we try to order late.

> Many students choose to sell some of their books at the end of the semester (BUYBACK). If we have a textbook requisition, the Bookstore will pay one half the new price. Without a requisition, we may not buy this book back at all!

Because of faculty being timely in their book orders, the University Bookstore anticipates over $100,000 in additional savings to UMaine students!