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Spring '24 Bookstore Updates

*All Book and Merchandise Orders are Online Until Further Notice*


Book Orders for Spring ‘24 & Fall ‘23 Book Returns


Textbook Orders for Spring 2024 semester

The bookstore will begin processing online orders for Spring ‘24 textbooks starting Monday, December 11, 2023. 

All books must be ordered online. Please allow 48 hours for us to process your book order.

Starting Tuesday January 2, 2024, in-person pickup of online orders will begin at 8:30 AM in the Gillespie Hall Computer Lab. We will also start mailing online orders (ONLY) for out-of-town students (more than an hour from campus). All mail orders are shipped USPS 2 Day Priority.

The bookstore will email Cengage Instant Access codes the starting two weeks before Spring 2024 classes start. Printed access cards will not be issued.

> To order books, just go to the bookstore website

> Click on “Textbooks” and “Look up by Student ID”. Select the “Spring 2024” semester.

> Your Spring 2024 schedule will populate here for you to select your books.

> Make sure that you check out using “Text Solutions - Rental Books Included in Tuition”.


Fall ’23 Book Returns

Fall‘23 textbook rentals are due Friday, December 8. Books must be returned to the bookstore in Gillespie Hall Lobby.  

Please return books ASAP to avoid non-returned book fees.

If you are an Out-of-Town student (over an hour drive from the STL campus) please contact the bookstore at and we will email you a return postage label. We will need to know how many books you have checked out (for the weight), your student ID# and your full mailing address.

If returning books by mail, please pack your books well with packing material & firmly secure the box with packing tape to ensure the safe return of your books. Take your package to the designated shipping agent. Make a copy/take a picture of your tracking number so you can track your package after shipping. Get a receipt!

Extended Bookstore Hours

For your convenience, we will be open extended hours the first week of Spring ‘24 semester classes.

                  Saturday, 1/6 – 9 AM to 3 PM,

                  Monday, 1/8 through Friday, 1/12 – 8:30 AM to 6 PM, and

                  Saturday, 1/13 – 9 AM to 3 PM.


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


Looking forward to a great summer at Harris Stowe!

Heather Ellison

HSSU Bookstore Manager

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