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Books & Bookstore

Helpful Tips

  • Purchasing books: Select your registered campus and enter your course information. Please select home ship at this time (NO in-store pickup is available). Course sections may use different textbooks for the same class type, so please refer to your syllabus, before ordering online to ensure that you purchase the appropriate learning materials. Textbooks, electronics, clothing, and other supplies can be purchased directly online when selecting your campus location. Payments for online ordering can be made via major credit cards and most forms of financial aid. Free shipping applies to all orders during the campuses closure. The bookstores are shipping orders through UPS. Learn more at LoneStar.bncollege.com.
  • Book Rental Returns: Learn how you can ship your rental book(s) with a prepaid UPS return label. 
  • Selling Back Textbooks aka Buyback Program: Please visit www.textbook.com
  • Need Course Materials or LSC Apparel & Gifts: Submit your online order through our website, LoneStar.bncollege.com
  • Mail-in refunds: will occur the day your textbook is received back into the bookstore. Please email the bookstore for confirmation of your shipment.

Order Textbooks Online

Still Having Trouble with Obtaining or Returning Books?

Complete this form if you have followed the self-help options above but have not received the help you need.

Finding Your Textbooks

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.

Online Vouchers

VA Students, Texas Workforce, And Baker Ripley Students

VA students must use a Tungsten authorization number for online orders using the instructions below:

  • Go to the Lone Star College Bookstore Website
  • Select your campus from the drop-down menu
  • Select textbooks
  • Select term
  • Enter your course information
  • View your book selection
  • Go to the checkout cart
  • 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 ship
  • Complete your order
  • Your order will be filled by our warehouse in Missouri and shipped to you

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