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The ECC Bookstore is owned and operated by Elgin Community College for the benefit of our campus. Proceeds from purchases made at the bookstore support Elgin Community College and its students. Thank you for your support in choosing to shop at the ECC Bookstore.

Welcome to the Bookstore

Important Dates and Textbook Information:

Current Hours:

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • The boookstore is currently open for in store pick-up only.
  • Textbooks can be purchased online using either credit card or financial aid for payment, see the textbook lookup tab at the top of this page.  Orders can be shipped or store pick-up selected.  
  • Upon arrival to campus, students will enter the campus through the building A main entrance.  Face coverings will be required for entry.  If someone is not able to medically tolerate wearing a face covering bookstore staff will make arrangements to deliver their order curbside.  Please call 847-214-7147 to make curbside arrangements if necessary.
  • Students will enter the Bookstore through the Bookstore front door, B150.  Bookstore staff will deliver materials and students will exit through the bookstore back door.
  • Please follow queue markers on floor to maintain social distancing.

Fall textbooks are being evaluated and information will be updated.  Textbook information and textbook pricing is subject to change.  We make every effort to update information as we receive updates from faculty and publishers.  

Selling Non-Rental Textbooks:

Your health and safety is our primary concern.  In order to maintain social distancing selling non-rental textbooks can be done online with no need to come on campus.  Please use the tab at the top of this page, "Sell Non-Rental Textbooks".  There will be no shipping charges and payment will be made by check by a third party vendor.

Information For Web Orders: 

Note:  Web Orders take at least 24 hours to process.  We appreciate your patience!

When you pick up your order - please bring your order number to the counter - this is the information we require to pull your order.  Orders are shelved by Order Number not by name for security.

Information For Financial Aid:

Financial aid will be available to use for the fall term starting August 10, 2020. The last day to use your financial aid for fall is October 16, 2020.

  • Note:  Adding or dropping classes will affect your financial aid. Students will be responsible for any unpaid Bookstore balances.