Textbook Rental Service provides the students of Eastern Illinois University with quality textbooks at an affordable cost. This service enables all students, regardless of their financial resources, to take advantage of the educational opportunities offered at the university and participate fully in their learning experiences.
Textbook Rental Service is located at 975 Edgar Drive at the Louis M. Grado Building.
The deadline to return Fall 2013 textbooks without a fine is Friday, December 13, 2013 at 3 p.m
CATCH THE PANTHER SHUTTLE TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL SERVICE!
On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, December 11th, 12th, and 13th, during scheduled business hours, the Panther Shuttle will stop at Textbook Rental Service between regularly scheduled Wal-Mart and University Union stops. Please visit their website at http://www.eiu.edu/stuaff/shuttleschedule.php for more information.
Textbook Distribution for Spring 2014 begins Monday, January 6, 2014.
Remember to return all textbooks, from dropped or withdrawn courses, within the designated time frame to avoid charges
Textbook Rental Service News
- Textbooks can be returned inside our facility during regular business hours or, for your convenience after business hours, please utilize our exterior book drop located under the awning at the Northeast corner of our facility.
- You may return textbooks that are no longer needed for your courses or that you are finished with at anytime during the semester without incurring any charges, with the exception of those associated with dropped/withdrawn courses.
Fall 2013 Textbook Sale Dates
- Textbooks must be brought with you at the time of purchase.
The Graduate Purchase Option expired on Thursday, November 14th for textbooks currently checked out for the Fall 2013 term.
The regular textbook sale for textbooks currently checked out for teh Fall 2013 term expired on Thursday, November 14th.
*Textbook Rental Service is WIFI accessible. If you have an internet or WIFI accessible phone, ipod, or tablet, you can access your textbook pick-up information/textbooks issued for current course schedule from the following url: http://tbmobile.eiu.edu.
*It is extremely important for all of our students to access their EIU e-mail account throughout the academic year, including scheduled breaks, to receive information from our department. We also recommend a waterproof book bag or another type of protective method for transporting your books, to and from our facility.
- Fall/Spring Hours
- Monday through Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
- Summer Hours
- Monday through Thursday
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.