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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 will be closed Tuesday, March 17-Sunday, May 31.  If you have a critical need please email  Web orders will be filled, with a tentative date, of Monday, June 1 for curbside pick up.  An email confirmation will be sent when your order is ready for pick up.

Summer 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 Spring 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.

Spring 2020 Curbside Textbook Rental Return

Dates:  Monday June 1 – Thursday June 4

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


·        Curbside drop-off will be available at the Bldg C entrance.  The bookstore will not be open to students or the public.

·        Upon arrival to campus, if you do not see a bookstore staff member, please call 847-214-7147

·        Bookstore staff will come out to your car, collect books, and record receipt

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.