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Textbook Rental Program

All Rental Textbooks for the Spring 2021 Semester are due back by May 18, 2021. There are drop boxes at all three of our campus store locations.

Contact Information

Rental Textbooks Customer Service

Sample Rental Textbook Agreement

Rental Textbook FAQs

Typically, if a textbook is rentable it will be available approximately 2 weeks before the start of a semester. (Fall, winter, spring, summer).

Unfortunately, no. You must be 18 to be able to enter a legally binding contract. Therefore, you must be 18 to rent your textbook.

You will only receive a refund if you return your rental within 10 days of receiving it.

Rental textbooks not returned by or on the due date will be charged the replacement value between the rental price and purchase price. This charge will be placed on your rental guarantee tender used at the time you rented your textbook. You can also contact Nebraska Book Company to see if you can return the textbook directly to them.

Textbooks are rented for one semester (fall winter, spring, summer). If you need to utilize for more than one semester you will need to rent for each semester.

Rentals that are damaged will not be accepted back. Staff will inspect your rental textbook for normal wear and tear. Rental textbooks with missing covers or pages, excessive highlighting or markings, water(liquid) damage will not be accepted back and charges will incur.

The due date will be listed on your packing slip. Typically, rentals are due at the end of the semester. Rental due dates are posted on the bookstore’s website on the main page several weeks before the due date. You can return your rental textbook anytime during the semester if you are finished with it.

You can ship your rental textbook back via UPS, FedEx, or USPS. You will still be responsible for ensuring that it is received at the store by the due date. Rental textbooks not received by the due date will be considered late and a charge will incur. If shipping via UPS or FedEx please use this address: CSM College Store College of Southern Maryland 8730 Mitchell Rd. La Plata, MD 20646 If shipping via USPS use this address: CSM College Store College of Southern Maryland PO Box 910 La Plata, MD 20646