Most campuses will not have in-store access. For now, LSC-CyFair is the only campus designated to be open to the public providing in-store and front counter services. The bookstore at LSC-CyFair will stock textbooks for LSC-CyFair courses only.
The remaining six campuses are listed as Fulfillment Centers which are designed to provide students with limited on-campus services with Barnes & Noble College. Services by campus locations are provided below.
Bookstore Services Guide by Campus
Services Begin December 7, 2020
Web Ordering Ship to Home Available
Web Ordering Free On Campus Pickup
On Campus Rental Return at Bookstore
On Campus Book Buyback at Bookstore
Exchanges/Refunds Available at Bookstore
Bookstore Open to Students
* LSC-Kingwood: Web Ordering Free on Campus Pickup begins January 4, 2021
You can find the necessary textbooks for your classes by using the class search tool on the website or by logging in to myLoneStar. After entering your search criteria, click on a class link, and then click the “Textbook link” on the Class Detail page.
Textbook requirements are also available through your faculty syllabi and can be found using the syllabi search tool. Financial Aid students can get more information about how to acquire books through our book advances page.
A student of this institution is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from a Lone Star College affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.
VA Students, Texas Workforce, And Baker Ripley Students
VA students must use a Tungsten authorization number for online orders using the instructions below:
Choose SFA (student financial aid) for method of payment and the appropriate methods:
Veteran Affair Students: must enter a Tungsten authorization number for the student ID
Baker Ripley Students: must enter a GZ or GD and number for the student ID
Texas Work Force Students: enter your Service authorization number for the student ID
Enter your shipping information
Choose free home shipping or in-store pickup
Complete your order
Your order will be filled by our warehouse in Missouri and shipped to your selected designation (home or in-store)
Fulfillment Bookstores Services
Covid-19 restrictions in-place; please wear a face covering and maintain 6ft social distance. All students obtaining services must go through the screening process.
Due date for Textbook rental returns was December 12th, 2020. However, you can still return your rental by mail for a flat fee of $5.00 by using the following link: Lone Star College Rental Book Return. You will need the original order number and email address used to rent your books to create label.
Traditional financial aid is through the LSC book advance program. Spring 21 (SFA) dates for bookstore use are January 6th through February 4th. Students with book advance funds will select financial aid at the checkout on the bookstore website and enter their student ID to charge their aid. Non-traditional aid like VA, and vouchers would enter their program authorization number in the student ID field to charge their aid voucher accounts on the website.
Our standard order processing and shipping time for in-stock products is 3 to 5 days for normal business days. Customer are encouraged to order early as UPS (United Parcel Services) is expecting shipping delays through December/January period. Expedited shipments will be expedited the day the product is available to ship. Please allow more time for back-orders and holiday orders.
To cancel an order, please email your order number and your campus location to your local campus bookstore with a cancel order request in the subject of the email. Bookstore addresses are posted on the bookstore website for your campus location.
Returns can be mailed or delivered to your local bookstore facility. Be sure to check the Campus Guide above or contact the bookstore for more information.. Please include a copy of the original receipt with REFUND REQUEST written on the paperwork. Bookstore addresses are posted on the bookstore website for your campus location.
All orders are processed, fulfilled, and shipped from our campus bookstore facility. Please log-into your order for a status update or email your local bookstore with your campus location and order number. Please put ORDER UPDATE in the subject line.
Please mail in your un-used book for a refund with a copy of the original receipt with REFUND REQUEST written on the paperwork. Bookstore address posted on each campus bookstore website. Please place a new order for the correct book.
It is our goal to respond to every request, however with all bookstores being closed during our busiest season, please know that the wait time will be longer. Please call back or send an email to your local bookstore email address with a detail message and contact information. Bookstore campus emails listed above.
It is our goal to respond to every email request, however during our busiest season, please allow 2 to 3 business days for a response. Please include your local bookstore location and your order number with a detail message and contact information.