As of July 1, 2021, the Western Nevada College bookstore will transition to a new vendor, Textbook Brokers.
BUYING COURSE MATERIALS AND MERCHANDISE FAQ
Course materials are available for purchase and rental 24/7 online at wncbookstore.com. While we will not have a permanent physical location on campus, we will have seasonal pop-up locations available at the beginning of the semester for convenient order pickup, as well as ordering kiosks and rental return drop boxes on the Carson City and Fallon campuses.
The on-campus pop-up bookstores at both the Carson and Fallon campuses will offer limited contact hours five days a week beginning Monday, August , 2021 thru Friday, September 3, 2021. Hours of operation will be posted at each location closer to these dates. These pop-ups are only for book orders purchased online prior to the first week of August – students cannot purchase books at these locations. Kiosks are available for in-person order placements or a student can utilize their phone or electronic device to order and books will be shipped to the address provided. All orders will be fulfilled from the Reno warehouse within 24 hours.
Yes! The vast majority of textbooks are available to rent.
At this time, we are unable to offer a free shipping option but we do offer free order pick-up locations at the beginning of each semester.
Yes! Financial aid payment options will be listed online during customer checkout.
No. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept gift cards from other vendors.
CANCELLATION AND RETURN FAQ
If you have any issues with an order, please reply to your order confirmation email and we will be happy to assist you!
There will be designated rental return drop boxes on the Carson City and Fallon campuses throughout the semester. At the end of the term, we will be on campus with a location for students to return rentals or sell back books.
The new WNC bookstore operated by Textbook Brokers will be happy to buy back textbooks no matter where you purchased them!
At the end of the term, we will be on campus with a location for students to return rentals or sell back books.
Western Nevada College is committed to the success of our students. One continuing barrier to student success is the high cost of course materials. Our instructional and student services departments, in partnership with our college bookstores, have made great strides in lowering the cost of course materials for students. This has included a combination of zero-cost Open Educational Resources (OER), low-cost digital, rental, and used course materials options. Though we are proud of our efforts so far, we know there is more that we can do. To support our continued drive to lower the cost of course materials for our students, we have entered into a partnership with Textbook Brokers to manage and operate our college bookstores.
Textbook Brokers is well known in Nevada and throughout the country for their market competitive pricing and excellent customer service!
The partnership with Textbook Brokers will begin on July 1, 2021.
If you are faculty, staff, or an external agency, then you can find bookstore resources on the Western Nevada College bookstore website.