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The Phoenix Bookstore

The Phoenix Bookstore, located on the 2nd floor of the University Union, is where you’ll find text books, cool Phoenix clothing, school supplies and much more.

How do I know which books are needed?

The fastest, easiest, and most accurate way to get a complete list of all your course materials is from your SIS account. This will bring you directly to the Phoenix Bookstore website and show you what course materials you need with a couple simple clicks.

  1. Log in to SIS.
  2. Scroll down to "Student Links."
  3. Click on the "Order Textbooks" link.
  4. This takes you to the Phoenix Bookstore site where the required and recommended books for your classes will be displayed.

You can also find the textbooks required for your courses go to the Schedule of Classes. You will then enter term and other search criteria and click "Show Classes." Next Click on the "Class Title" of the class interested in, which brings up the "Schedule of Classes - Detail" screen. The final step is to click on "View Book Information" to the right of "Course Materials"
 
Another way you can find textbooks is right on the Phoenix Bookstore website. Once there, go to Textbooks and select your program and term. Enter the department and section for each of your classes. Click the "Find Materials" button. The required and recommended books for the requested classes will be displayed.

What are my options for buying textbooks?

Once you have your list of classes, you can purchase your textbooks and course materials in person or online:

Option 1: Buy In Person

Purchase your textbooks in person at the Phoenix Bookstore on the Green Bay campus, located on the 2nd floor of the University Union.

  • Bring your schedule to the store and the staff will help you find the correct books.
  • Payment options: cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Pass Points and Financial Aid/Scholarship (SIS)*

Option 2: Order Online

You can order your books online through the Phoenix Bookstore Textbooks Page. The quickest and easiest way is to first go to your SIS account, where the "Order Textbooks" link will take you directly to your materials list in the Phoenix Bookstore website. The steps to do this are described above. From here, you may have options for some classes, like rentals, digital versions, new, or used. Make your selections and add them to your cart.

  • Payment options: Apple Pay, PayPal, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Pass Points, Financial Aid/Scholarship (SIS)*
  • Pick-up In-store: Free
  • Shipping fees: $7.50 and higher depending on type of shipping.

*SIS payment requires your student ID. If you need an ID, you may purchase one at the University Ticketing and Information booth before you come to the store. For online orders, you will need the last 9 digits of your student ID number to complete your purchase. SIS payments are available for a few weeks prior to and into the start of each semester.

Manitowoc, Marinette & Sheboygan Campuses

Once you have your list of classes, you can place your textbook order online.

Order Online

To order your books online, first go to your SIS account, where the "Order Textbooks" link will take you directly to your materials list in the Phoenix Bookstore website. The steps to do this are described above. From here, you may have options for some classes, like rentals, digital versions, new, or used. Make your selections and add them to your cart.

  • Payment options: Apple Pay, PayPal, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Pass Points, Financial Aid/Scholarship (SIS)*
  • Pick-up In-store: Free
  • Shipping fees: $7.50 and higher depending on type of shipping.

*SIS payment requires your student ID. If you need an ID, you may purchase one at the University Ticketing and Information booth before you come to the store. For online orders, you will need the last 9 digits of your student ID number to complete your purchase. SIS payments are available for a few weeks prior to and into the start of each semester.

Shipping options

For free shipping, select the ship to campus option, then choose your campus. Your books will be shipped to your campus’s library. You can also have your books shipped to the Green Bay Campus for free pickup there. Alternatively, you may pay to have them shipped to your home address.

Pop-up Booths

Watch for Phoenix Bookstore pop-up booths on the Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan Campuses. The beginning of each semester the booth will be a spirit store and at the end of each semester it will be a book rental return and buyback booth. Spirit booths will offer an assortment of popular merchandise for anyone to purchase. Rental return and buyback booths will offer a convenient location to check in rental returns and buy back textbooks for cash. Both mobile booths will be located outside of the library for each of the three additional campus locations.


Do you have a book rental program?

See the rental policy. Books can be purchased or rented in-person at the Phoenix Bookstore on the Green Bay campus, or through Phoenix Bookstore online store. You can use cash, check, credit card or your SIS account to pay for books. Fees to your SIS account must be paid by the due date or late fees will apply. If students do not have enough financial aid to cover all of their charges including pass points, they will be put on the payment plan.

Phoenix bookstore rental return binsRental Returns can happen 1 of 4 ways:

  1. In-Person: Students can stop into the Phoenix Bookstore on the Green Bay Campus to return their items in person.
  2. Drop Bins: Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campus students can drop materials off in the Phoenix Bookstore drop bin at each campus location. Instructions for rental returns are located on the top of the drop bin.
  3. Ship Materials: Students can ship the materials back to the Phoenix Bookstore on the Green Bay Campus.
  4. Finals Week Booth: Students can return their rental books during finals week when the Phoenix Bookstore hosts a rental return and buy-back booth during final week at the Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses.

Can I return a textbook if I drop a class?

You can return a textbook if you a drop class. For your reference, there is a deadline each semester to return textbooks. A receipt is required and all items must be in original purchase condition.

Do you have a book buyback program?

The Phoenix Bookstore gives students the chance all year round to sell their books back for cash.

Students can participate in the buyback program in 1 of 3 ways:

  1. Finals Week Booth: Students can sell their books back when the Phoenix Bookstore hosts a rental return and buyback booth during finals week at each of the Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses.
  2. In-Person: Students can stop into the Phoenix Bookstore on the Green Bay campus at any time to sell books.
  3. Online: You can sell textbooks online with Valore, a wholesaler that the Phoenix Bookstore partners with. Find a link to sell your books online on the Phoenix Bookstore Sell Your Books page.

What are the hours of operation?

See the Bookstore Hours. If you have any questions, contact the Phoenix Bookstore customer care at 920-391-6600