The Stepan Bookstore

Normal Store Hours during fall and spring semesters:

Mon - Thu, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fri, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, closed

For special event hours, refer to the Stepan Bookstore web-site.

In addition to textbooks, Stepan Bookstore carries a variety of popular fiction & nonfiction, religious & reference materials. The Bookstore also offers Dominican clothing & gifts, school supplies, computer supplies & other electronics, candy and snacks, health and hygiene items, postage stamps and restaurant and retail gift cards. Textbooks for each term are available for sale in the store and on our website linked above at least two weeks prior to the start of each term. The website features free shipping to the store, and flat rate shipping to your home. Many titles are also available to rent at a fraction of the purchase price (see for details). Digital formats are also available, to save money and space in your backpack. Ask a store associate for details. Textbooks can be sold back to the bookstore year-round during store hours. Additionally, major Buyback events are conducted at the end of each Fall and Spring term. The bookstore accepts cash and all major credit cards. Each currently enrolled student is also allowed to charge up to $500 per semester to their student account (with valid ID).

Return Policy

• Non-textbook items in resalable condition may be refunded or exchanged within 30 days of purchase with original receipt and original tag on item.

• Electronics may be returned if in original unopened condition with original receipt.

• Textbooks in resalable condition may be refunded with receipt within 7 calendar days from the start of the term or within two days of purchase thereafter.

• Textbooks purchased during or after mid-term exams are non-returnable, but may be sold back to the bookstore at any time.

• Upon proof of dropping a course or course cancellation, Stepan Bookstore will accept textbook returns until the end of the official drop/add period. Rental textbooks must be checked-in by the last day of finals.

Please note:

• Original receipt and photo ID are required for all refunds/exchanges.

• All shrink-wrapped books must remain unopened, all supplemental materials must be present and unopened, and all materials must be in original condition.

• Coursepacks and exam review books a are non-returnable.

• Students are not allowed to use parents’ credit cards unless the parent is present. Parents may purchase textbooks or gift cards for their students online at

Margaret Andler, Store Manager
Call the Bookstore
(708) 524-6893