Published: Aug. 17, 2020

Placing a textbook order with the CU Book Store is the fast, easy and convenient way to get all of the correct course materials for your classes guaranteed. The textbook department is closed to in-person shopping; for your convenience and safety all textbooks must be ordered online. The CU Book Store is processing orders as quickly as possible.

textbooks on shelvesAll you will need is your IdentiKey to place an order. You can choose your preference of rental, used or new books. Receive free ground shipping on orders of $49 or more through September, or choose in-store or curbside pick up. By ordering you will also receive alerts if your professors add additional course materials to your classes after your order has been processed. It’s fast, easy and convenient!

School supplies and technology products are also available to order online. Please make sure to bring your Buff OneCard when visiting the store and your order number for in-store pick up.

Please check store hours before you visit. They have also extended their return policy for textbooks, Buff gear and school supplies.

If you have textbook questions or need assistance ordering, contact the CU Book Store via live chat or email, or call 303-492-7089.

Textbooks, course materials come in many formats

Day 1 Digital Access, rental books, digital materials, open educational resources and more: Learn more about each of these formats and how they are delivered and billed.

Textbook rentals

Renting textbooks is a cost-effective option. You can highlight and make notes in rental books, and if you decide to keep it, no problem! Textbooks can be purchased at the end of the term for the difference between the rental and retail prices—no additional fees. Please make sure to return your rental books on time to avoid extra costs.

Bill your textbooks, school supplies

The CU Book Store is the only place where students can charge their purchases to the tuition and fee bill! Students may charge textbooks, school supplies and technology accessory purchases up to $1,500 per semester to their tuition and fee bill. Visit the book store online for complete details.