The Process to Rent College Textbooks
Rental Process - It's Easy!
Searching Your Books
- Search for your textbook rentals.
- Rent your textbooks.
- Receive your textbooks. FREE shipping offered!
- Return your textbooks. We Provide the Return Envelope and Shipping is FREE!!!
Simply search for your books by entering the ISBN (the ISBN is a 10 or 13 digit
number on the back of your book near the barcode) or Title into
our search field. To insure complete accuracy, search by the ISBN if at all possible
as that is the book's unique identifier and will guarantee you are ordering the
Renting Your Books
Select the correct book from your displayed list of choices and choose the correct
textbook rental period depending on how long you will need the book (see the Rental
Period information directly below). Then simply continue shopping for more textbooks
or checkout. You will be asked to login to your account during the checkout process
(see Registration below).
Our 21 day Guarantee (Refunds, Dropped Classes, etc.)
Any book returned within the first 21 days after the order date will be refunded 100%. Please
do not wait for your prepaid shipping envelope to arrive if you are returning a book. Simply
print off a return label from inside your customer account.
We reserve the right to
refuse a refund if we see the refund policy is being abused.
We have structured our textbook rental periods to fit the needs of a college student.
The last thing we want is you worrying about not getting your book back to us on
time. We have incorporated, at no extra charge, a 15 day grace period
which allows you to rent your book early or hold on to it late in the case of a
later than normal final exam. Each rental period and our grace period are discussed
in detail below.
All of our rental periods come with a 15 (fifteen) day grace period. We've been
in your shoes. Sometimes you would like to get your books early, or you need to
take a make-up final exam. Our 15 day grace period allows you the flexibility to
hold on to the book long enough to get you through to the bitter end. Don't hesitate
to use it. That's why it's there! The grace period applies to all rental periods
below (for example, the 130 day rental period allows a student to keep the book
for 145 days if necessary at absolutely no extra cost). The grace period does not
apply to any rental/extension after the original rental period.
Semester (130 days)
This rental period was designed for students attending full semesters. The rental
period begins on the day your books are delivered and ends 130 (one hundred
thirty) days thereafter
. All textbooks rented under this rental period
must be postmarked by the 130th day from the day your books were delivered, unless
you are taking advantage of the 15 day grace period. See how easy the return process
is in the "Return Your Books" section below.
Quarter (85 days)
This rental period is used mainly by students on quarters or in a Master’s
program. The rental period begins on the day your books are delivered and ends
85 (eighty-five) days thereafter
. All textbooks rented under this rental
period must be postmarked by the 85th day from the day your books were delivered,
unless you are taking advantage of the 15 day grace period. See how easy the return
process is in the "Return Your Books" section below.
Summer (55 days)
This rental period is used mainly by students taking summer courses or those taking
intense (condensed) courses year round. The rental period begins on the day
your books are delivered and ends 55 (fifty-five) days thereafter.
All textbooks rented under this rental period must be postmarked by the 55th day
from the day your books were delivered, unless you are taking advantage of the 15
day grace period. See how easy the return process is in the "Return Your Books"
We offer 15 and 30 day extensions if you find yourself needing to keep your book
just a bit longer. Extending your rental period is easy. Simply access your account,
choose the amount of time to extend, and checkout. Your account will be updated
to show the new rental period.
Re-Renting Your Books
If you need to retake a class you can re-rent your book for 30% less than the original
rental price. This still saves you big time over purchasing it. Simply access your
account, select the “Re-Rent” button and continue the checkout process.
Your account will be updated to show the new due date.
Receiving Your Books
After placing your order, please allow 24-48 hours for processing (excluding
weekends and major holidays). Your books will be shipped from either the CampusBookRentals.com
warehouse or the warehouse of one of our suppliers. Books may arrive in one or separate
packages, and may or may not bear the markings of CampusBookRentals.com depending
on availability from our direct warehouse. After the processing period, please allow
7-14 business days for standard shipping, and 5-8 business days for expedited shipping.
If your book has not arrived by the expected arrival date, contact us immediately.
We have a top notch team of problem solvers.
Returning Your Books - Free and Easy
WE PROVIDE YOUR RETURN ENVELOPE!! That's right, after your books arrive,
we'll send you an envelope that has a prepaid and pre-addressed USPS shipping label
already attached. Simply open the envelope, place your book(s) inside, and drop
the package off at the nearest U.S. Postal Service blue mailbox or Post Office. This insures that your
books are returned to the correct location, and rock solid tracking built into each
label gives you confidence your books will make it back safely. It's one more thing
we do to make the textbook rental process as painless as possible. When we receive
your textbooks, your account will be updated to show they were returned and you'll
receive a confirmation email. This process completes the rental cycle.
Buying Your Book
If you decide you want to keep your book forever, simply access
your account and select the book or books you wish to buy. Then select the "Buy
and Keep My Books" button. This amount is the difference between what you already
paid in rental fees and the value of the book
. If you decide to purchase the book,
simply complete the checkout process. Your account will be updated to show the new
status. This is why renting is truly risk free.
Any person wishing to rent books from CampusBookRentals.com
is required to create an account so that we can obtain shipping and contact information.
It's absolutely free, and we keep your personal information private according to
It only takes about 20 seconds.