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Book Orders for Summer 2021 & Book Returns for Spring 2021

Bookstore Orders for Summer 2021 semester

The bookstore will take online orders for Summer 2021 books starting April 19, 2021 - continuing through the summer semester. 
We will be filling book orders starting Monday, May 3rd, 2021 for pre-packaged books for pickup and ONLY out of town students' (more than an hour from campus) books to be shipped.  


To order books, just go to the bookstore website 

Click on “Textbooks” and “Look up by Student ID”. Select “Summer 2021” semester. 

Your Summer 2021 schedule should populate here for you to select your books. 


If you will be picking up your books in person and have NOT pre-ordered, please bring a PRINTED schedule to the temporary bookstore in HGA. 


Book Returns for Students Out of Town (OOT- over an hour drive from the STL City campus)

A return envelope / box will be sent to you before the end of April 2021. Instructions for your book return will be in the box along with pre-paid return postage. Please pack your books well & firmly secure the box with packing tape to ensure the safe return of your books. If you do not receive a book return package, please contact the bookstore to request one.


Book Returns for Students in STL (within an hour drive of campus)

The bookstore in Gillespie Hall and the temporary bookstore in HGA will be open for book returns. 
We will have extended hours from May 3rd – May 8. After that we will be open regular hours. 


Extended Hours

Monday – Friday  8:30 AM – 5 PM
Saturday  8:30 AM – 2 PM
Sunday   Closed

Please note that 5/8/2021 is the last day to return Summer 2020 books and receive full credit. 
After that, they will be bought back at market value. Please go to the Gillespie bookstore if you have books to sell back.


If you have questions, please call (314-340-5338) or email the bookstore @

Thank you, 
Heather Ellison
HSSU Bookstore Manager

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