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Price Comparison

Compare prices at CSU Bookstore with other online retailers!

Comparison Shopping

Compare CSU Bookstore textbook prices with prices from online retailers!

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You can order your Fall 2020 semester textbooks directly from the CSU Bookstore here.

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Dare to Compare Textbooks

For months, CSU Bookstore staff have undertaken the task of making more than a half million dollars in price reductions to ensure that Colorado State students get the best value for their textbook purchases. Now we’re taking it even further. We dare you to compare our newly-reduced prices with other top online retailers.

How it works

Using a state-of-the-art software system, students visit the CSU Bookstore website and select the classes in which they are enrolled. The comparison tool displays the books required for each class.

After choosing a book to purchase, the system searches the World Wide Web to find all vendors offering the same book and shows the condition, price, and availability of each. In an easy-to-use web layout, buyers can view CSU Bookstore prices, along with well-known discounters, like,, and many others.

Gone are the days of scouring the internet for the best deals--the Bookstore’s revolutionary comparison system conveniently allows students to make intelligent decisions as to where their money and their time are best spent.

Comparison Shop

Our comparison shopping option gives you great CSU Bookstore prices alongside offers from top online retailers, all in one place! There's no reason to shop anywhere else!

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Planning on buying all your books from the CSU Bookstore? With free in-store pickup, easy returns, flexible shipping options, and our Low Price Guarantee, you won't find a more convenient way to get your course materials.

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