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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, April 5.  If you have a critical need please email  Web orders will be filled when the store reopens on Monday, April 6.  An email confirmation will be sent when your order is ready for pick up.

Spring textbooks are currently available for purchase online and in the Bookstore.  Textbook information and textbook pricing is subject to change.  We make every effort to update information as we receive updates from faculty and publishers.  

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 spring term starting January 2nd, 2020. The last day to use your financial aid for spring is March 6th, 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.

The next in-store book buyback:

  • The Week of May 11, 2020
  • hours Monday thru Thursday  9 am to 6 pm
  • Friday 9 am to 3 pm