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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:

The ECC Bookstore is closed to the general public for the summer semester.  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.  Curbside pick-up will be available beginning Monday, June 1 at the entrance of building C.  Curbside service will be available Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  If you have a critical need please email Kelly Strossner at

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 summer term starting May 18, 2020. The last day to use your financial aid for summer is June 25, 2020.

Renting a textbook title using financial aid must be done in the store.  The rental cannot be completed online.  Financial Aid cannot be used to pay shipping charges, please select in store pick up.  

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