Orders received before noon during business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day, while later orders will be shipped no later than the end of the next business day (8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday).
Book Rental Fees:
- $35+ tax per course
- Regular Rate: $9.95 for the first book, $3.95 for each additional book per order/shipment
- All Other Shipping Methods: to be determined by location and weight and value of textbooks
Textbooks may be requested as soon as your registration is finalized, but books will not ship until the week before classes begin. Please request your books as soon as possible to ensure timely delivery before classes begin and assignments are due. Orders received before noon will be shipped the same day, while later orders will be shipped no later than the end of the next day.
Want to see if there is a book for your class?
You may use the Textbook Rental Book Lookup to look up your course number to see if we have a rental textbook for that class, and within that page, there is a link to the bookstore, to see if the course will require a purchase book.
TEXTBOOK RENTAL AGREEMENT & RETURN POLICY
Effective August 1, 2021
Students who rent their textbooks through Southeast Missouri State University Textbook Rental Program, agree to the terms and conditions of the Textbook Rental and Return Policy.
All Textbook Rental books must be returned or postmarked NO LATER than 4pm the Monday after finals of the current semester to avoid any additional charges. Textbooks returned after the due date will be charged a $10 late charge per book up to 14 calendar days from the due date. Textbooks not returned within the allowable time period will be charged the publishers list price for a new replacement copy of the textbook. Both late charges and replacement costs will be applied to a student’s University account.
Textbook Rental books must be returned in satisfactory condition. All returned textbooks are checked for damages after they are returned. If a textbook is returned with excessive damage beyond normal wear and tear, a student’s University account will be charged the publishers list price for a new replacement copy of the textbook. Excessive damage includes, but not limited to: (water damage, mold, chewed or bite marks, missing covers, missing pages, missing book label, excessive highlighting, pages sticking together, stained, etc.)
All Textbooks should be returned to:Textbook Rental
610 Washington Ave, North Dock
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Please make sure all returned textbooks have a tracking number for your protection. Textbook Rental is not responsible for lost textbooks.