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CSU Bookstore Textbook Rental Return Information

Essential information about returning your rental textbooks to the CSU Bookstore.


As the semester winds down, you will need to return textbook rentals to the CSU Bookstore. Below are instructions on how to return textbook rentals to ensure you are not assessed any late fees or charged to replace unreturned textbooks.

Rentals for the Spring 2023 semester are due on Friday, May 12, 2023. 

IMPORTANT: These instructions are only for textbooks rented from the CSU Bookstore.
Image of rental return windows in the hallway of the Lory Student Center adjacent to the CSU Bookstore.

Option 1: Return Your Rented Books at the CSU Bookstore

Students can return rental books at the CSU Bookstore before the end of the semester. We will accept rental returns at the Course Materials Information Desk during normal store hours.

From May 8 - 12 (Finals Week) during store store hours, students can return rental books at the buy back windows located in the lower level hallway in the Lory Student Center, adjacent to the CSU Bookstore.

Between May 9 - 11, students can also return rented course materials at our buyback location on the west side of the Clark Building, outside the C-Wing. This location is open from 9 am - 4 pm.

Image of a USPS Delivery Vehicle.

Option 2: Ship Your Rented Books to the CSU Bookstore

Students can also ship rental books to:

CSU Bookstore
Attn: Rental Returns
8035 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Shipping expenses paid by the customer are not reimbursable. The CSU Bookstore recommends using a traceable shipping method. Rental textbooks can be sent via USPS Media Mail, a low-cost, traceable mailing method.

Want to purchase a rental book? Need more time to use the book?

We can accommodate most requests if you want to purchase the textbook you rented, or need the textbook rental for a little longer. Just respond to any of the email correspondence you receive from CSU Bookstore with your request, or Contact Us. Requests must be made by May 12, 2023.

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