JJC Bookstore

We hope everyone is safe and healthy during this challenging time. Please refer to the guidance below on modified Bookstore operations. Please know that the JJC Bookstore has our customers' and employees' safety in mind.

Virtual Services Only Through Jan. 14

Due to COVID-19 positivity rates, JJC will operate as a virtual campus from Monday, Jan. 3 to Friday, Jan. 14. 

Extended Hours Jan. 10-15 & Jan 18-20

To better help our students, the Bookstore will be open:

  • Monday, Jan. 10 to Thursday, Jan. 13: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 14: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday; Jan. 15: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (On campus services also available)
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18 to Thursday, Jan. 20: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (On campus services also available)

Online Orders: Have questions about your books? The Bookstore will be processing online orders and answering emails/calls Jan. 3-7. Orders can be placed via our online bookstore with free shipping. Orders placed for pick-up will be available during normal operating hours after Jan. 10.

Note: JJC is closed from Thursday, Dec. 23 to Sunday, Jan. 2 for winter break.

On-Campus Services

On-campus services are available Monday through Thursday from 8am to 6pm and Friday from 8am to 4:30pm at the Main Campus location only. Virtual services are available during normal operating hours. Due to current circumstances, the Romeoville Campus Bookstore is currently closed until further notice.

Online Bookstore

You can search, rent or buy all of your course materials, supplies and spirit-wear via our online bookstore. Free ground shipping is available all year round. The JJC Bookstore accepts major credit cards, checks and FAFSA financial aid funds allocated to books and supplies. For job grant orders, email your voucher to bookstorevouchers@jjc.edu

Visit the Online Bookstore

All our policies are available on the Customer Service page

Textbook Look-Up Tool

Our textbook look-up tool will allow you to view prices and format choices for your materials before purchasing. You may also compare JJC prices with other online retailers by using our free online comparison tool at jjc.verbacompare.com.


For students who prefer e-books, browse our digital partner's e-book store at jjc.redshelf.com. E-books can provide students up to 60 percent off retail print prices.

Textbook Rentals

Summer 2021 rental books will be due back on August 12, 2021 and Fall 2021 are due back on December 17, 2021. On August 18, 2021 any summer rentals that have  not been returned will be considered lost. On December 22, 2021 any fall rentals that have not been returned will be considered lost. A hold will be placed on student accounts with a balance of outstanding lost and late rental fees due. All rentals are eligible for a full refund 14 days from class start. Please visit us during normal operating hours and within 14 days from class start for a refund. Any rental brought back after the 14 days from class start will be checked-in and no refund will be issued.

Until further notice, return all Summer and Fall 2021 rentals to the Main Campus Bookstore at 1215 Houbolt Road, Room A-1012, Joliet, IL 60431. If you are unable to come to Main Campus, you may mail the rental back to the Main Campus Bookstore at your own expense.

Virtual Book Buyback

Daily buyback will be conducted during normal operating hours at the Main Campus Bookstore.
For more options, please visit our wholesale buyback partners:

Please Note: The JJC Bookstore is not operating these third-party sites and is not responsible for transactions including rental books accidentally sold at virtual buyback.

Questions? Email bookstore@jjc.edu.

Stay safe and healthy.

Shop the JJC Bookstore Online

3 Ways to Shop: The JJC Bookstore

  • 1. Free Ground Shipping or In-Store Pick Up All Year Round


    Looking to buy your course materials, spirit wear, backpacks, school supplies, laptops, gift cards and more? Go to the JJC Online Bookstore.

  • 2. Online Price Comparison Tool

    Don’t spend hours researching online prices on your own. Let the JJC Bookstore online comparison tool do all the work for you. Find the right book at the right price. You can add items to retailers’ carts too. Start saving money and see how the JJC Bookstore stacks up to the competition.

  • 3. Go Digital! Shop JJC E-Books

    Save up to 60% off print book prices on select e-books. Our e-books are easy to use, compatible on internet enabled devices, and have interactive study tools like highlighting, flashcards, note taking, and more! Rent or buy select digital textbooks.

  • Refund Policy

    Refund Policy

    Our full refund policy is available on the Customer Service page of our e-commerce site. While the physical campus is closed, please contact the Bookstore if you believe you have an item that is within the refund policy period. The JJC Bookstore can verify eligibility and discuss options to complete the refund. You may email bookstore@jjc.edu with the ISBN/SKU and title/name of the item in question along with the purchase date. Please include the course number and section.

  • Save Money with Digital Access

    The Digital Access Program saves students money by delivering digital materials directly into iCampus for select courses. Participating in this program allows you to have access to your digital course materials, from the first day of class, at the lowest possible price. Please use the textbook look-up tool to find any optional and supplemental materials. 

    After your instructor opens the course in iCampus, please follow their instructions or check your JJC email account for your digital access emails which include instructions for accessing the publisher's materials and opting out (should you choose to decline the materials).

    Payment for these materials were due with tuition and it is your responsibility to make payments on your scheduled pay due dates. If you opt-out, your student account will be credited the digital material fee and may take 14 business days to process after the opt-out deadline. you may find the opt-out deadline by viewing your course materials under the "Redshelf"  menu item in iCampus, or by using the  textbook look-up tool.

    For more information visit our Digital Access information page.