JJC Bookstore

COVID-19 Response 

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.

In-Person Service

The JJC Bookstore will continue to service the bulk of our sales online. 

The Main Campus Bookstore opened to the public with limited capacity. Curb-side pick at Main Campus has ended for the semester. The Romeoville location is currently closed until further notice.

Due to COVID-19, the following rules apply at Main Campus:

  • Customers must wear a face covering over their mouth and nose to be permitted to enter the bookstores
  • Up to 12 customers will be allowed in the Main Campus Bookstore at one time
  • Please not do expect to be served immediately and longer wait times are to be expected.

If you're stopping by to get your books, we ask that:

  • Students have their schedule available as a printed copy or on a mobile device 
  • A photo ID is required for all financial aid and job grant purchases and all rental returns, refunds and exchanges. The bookstores will also process rental returns, fall refunds and exchanges
  • At Main Campus, please use the refund window outside the store for rental return and refund services

All our policies are available on the Customer Service page. Buyback will continue to be virtual. See below.

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.

Please place your orders at bookstore.jjc.edu. The JJC Bookstore accepts Financial Aid, job grants/vouchers, checks and major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) as payment. Please carefully review your order options and terms and conditions when placing your oder.

For job grants/vouchers, please email a copy of your voucher to bookstorevouchers@jjc.edu

Fall 2020 Textbook Rentals

Fall 2020 rental books will be due back on Dec. 11, 2020. On Dec. 16, rentals that have not been properly identified or have not been returned will be considered lost. A hold will be placed on student accounts with outstanding or unidentified/lost rentals.

Until further notice, use the rental return instructions below.

3 ways to return your rental: 

  • Tuck a piece of paper with your full name and contact email snugly inside the book for proper check-in. Use the book return bin outside the entrance of the Campus Center (A-Building).
  • Come to the Main Campus location and use the refund and rental window to check in your rental. Please have your student ID number ready. Masks/face coverings over your nose and mouth are required on Campus.
  • Mail the rental book to: JJC Bookstore, Rm A-1012, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431
Virtual Book Buyback

Due to COVID-19, book buyback will be virtual. Buyback will be conducted online until further notice.

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

  • Free Ground Shipping All Year Round

    Free Ground Shipping 

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

  • 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.

  • 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.