University Bookstore
Loker Student Union
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, California 90747
phone (310) 243-3829 • fax (310) 217-0293

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Bookstore Hours

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The University Bookstore

University Bookstore partners with your faculty to make affordable the required course materials you need for class. We offer books in several options from the traditional new and used to rental (with a savings up to 80% compared to new price) and digital books (with a savings of up to 60%). The bookstore doesn't just sell books, we are a full service campus store that carries everything from snacks to greeting cards. We have a wide selection of general books from value priced titles to magazines and study aids. We are also your one stop shop for all things Toros!

Buyback of Textbooks

Sell your used books everyday! The best time is during the week of finals! Get the most cash when you sell a book that will be used again in the next semester. All titles are subject to condition and national demand.

Price Match Promise

Prices are matched against Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or a local campus competitor.  Excludes peer-to-peer marketplaces, Amazon's Warehouse Deals, Deals of the Day, Lightning Deals, "Amazon Deals," aggregator sites, digital books and publisher-direct prices.

Price adjustments are provided at time of purchase to customers with a printed screenshot or ad shown via mobile device of a competitively priced textbook, or within 7 days of the original transaction with original receipt.

A maximum of $100 per item and $1,000 per customer. The book must be in stock with us and with the retailer advertising the lower price.  If the book is rented, the rental period must be the same as the bookstore's, in-store only.  Purchase and price adjustments differences will be provided on a store gift card.  No price matches on bulk purchases. Please see store associate for full details.

Order Your Course Materials, Toro Merchandise and everything else Online

Course materials, Toro merchandise and an endless aisle of merchandise are available to purchase online for pick-up or delivery! Please visit our website: Textbooks can also be ordered directly from your personal Blackboard account under "MyBB" Follett Discover.

Gift Cards

Gift cards are available at the bookstore in any denomination and can be purchased at customer service or online for your convenience.


Over 6,000 software titles are available at and are academically discounted up to 80%.

Keep your receipt

You must present your receipt for any exchange or refund. Do not write in or soil your book if you plan to exchange it. We reserve the right to pass judgment on the condition of returned items. Defective new books will be replaced at once.

Textbook Returns

A full refund will be given on textbooks for a one-week period beginning the first day of the term. All returns or exchanges require a receipt. Textbooks for courses dropped in the add/drop period may be returned by the add/drop date with a drop slip and receipt. Textbooks purchased after the first week of classes are returnable within 48 hours of purchase.  See website for full refund policy at

Installment Plans in Partnership with Sunbit

Get all the books and supplies you need and make payments over time.  Small loan financing now available.  Apply in 30 seconds.  Details and requirements in the bookstore.

Personal Checks

Personal checks are accepted with proper identification and your name and address printed on the check. We also accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

School of Nursing Textbooks

Textbooks and course materials are available and may be ordered through the University Bookstore via online: or from your personal Blackboard account under "MyBB" Follett Discover.