The University Bookstore provides students with textbooks, classroom supplies, and a wide variety of discretionary and convenience items.
The following tips can help in having a successful Bookstore experience:
Avoid the Rush
To avoid the lines during the busy back-to-school period, you can use the textbook reservation system, purchase your textbooks online at www.byuibookstore.com, or shop early at the Bookstore. Many textbooks are on the shelves up to three weeks prior to the beginning of classes.
Textbooks purchased from the Bookstore at the beginning of a semester may be returned for full refund until the last day of the no penalty add/drop period. Returned books must be in resalable condition and a receipt must be provided as proof of purchase. Textbooks purchased after the add/drop period may also be returned within 24 hours from time of purchase. There are NO refunds on textbooks purchased the last week of any semester or term or during final exams.
There is also a generous return policy on other products.
The Bookstore buys used textbooks at the end of each semester during test week. The number of books bought depends on estimated future course enrollments. Excess textbooks and books not being used again on campus are bought at the same location by a wholesale book company for resale in the national textbook market.
may be cashed for up to $25 over the amount of purchase. A current student ID
must be presented and the student number, local address, and telephone number
must be clearly written on all checks. Payroll checks or large personal checks
may be cashed at the Cashier's Office in the
All registered students have a charge account set up through the Brigham Young University-Idaho Accounting Office. This account can be used at the beginning of each semester to purchase textbooks and school supplies. The balance must be paid off within thirty days of the date of purchase. Payments can be made at the Bookstore or the Accounting Office.