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.
On-campus services are available Monday through Thursday from 8am to 6pm and closed Fridays through August 5 at the Main Campus location only. On June 30, 2022 we will close at 4pm for annual inventory. Virtual services are available during normal operating hours. Due to current circumstances, the Romeoville Campus Bookstore is currently closed until further notice.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Spring 2022 rental books will be due back on May 20, 2022. On May 26, 2022 all outstanding and/or damaged rentals will be considered lost.
Summer 2022 rental books will be due back on August 11, 2022. On August 17, 2022 all outstanding and/or damaged rentals will be considered lost.
Fall 2022 are due back on December 16, 2022. On December 21, 2022 all outstanding and/or damaged rentals will be considered lost.
Any rentals not returned by the due date will accrue a $10 late fee per book. On the lost date, a hold will be placed on student accounts with outstanding and/or damaged rentals. The student with outstanding rentals will also lose rental privileges at the JJC Bookstore. The lost charges include the late fee, the difference between the rental fee and the retail price of the book, and the sales tax on the full value of the book.
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 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. The rental should be mailed/shipped before the lost date.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay safe and healthy.
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.
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.