All Summer and Fall classes will be held online, and all admissions and student support services are available remotely. Visit the Virtual Student Resource Center to access the assistance that you need.


The College Bookstore continues to serve the College community through the Bookstore website.

Fall Rental Check-in

Our rental check-in due date is Dec. 16. Rental drop off will be available at the entrance to the Pavilion Building starting Monday, Dec. 14 through Tuesday, Dec. 23 (excluding weekends). Rental check-ins can be done in person during this time or can be shipped back to the store at the customer’s expense. You will not be allowed to enter the building, and all mask wearing and social distancing guidelines will be in effect as you interact with Bookstore staff. Due to COVID-19, buyback is still only available through our website. No other Bookstore business will be conducted in person at this time.

Winter Term

Purchase for the Winter term are available through the Bookstore website. All orders will be shipped. In-store pickup will not be available. Please be aware, the Bookstore is not responsible for lost or stolen packages.  

Spring Semester

Bookstore credit (financial aid)  phase 1 opens Jan. 4 and closes Feb. 8. Bookstore credit (financial aid) phase 2 opens Feb. 11 and closes Feb. 19. The Bookstore will be open Jan. 4 through Feb. 19 with in-store pickup available through the website Jan. 15 through Jan. 29. Bookstore hours of operation during this time are as follows:

  • Monday to Friday:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday/College Holidays: CLOSED
  • All other bookstore locations will remain closed.  

The preferred and highly recommended method of ordering your course materials and related supplies is by placing orders through the Bookstore website, and having them shipped to you. There will be a limited number of students allowed in the Bookstore at one time. If you can have your materials shipped to you, please do so and allow in-store purchasing for those who cannot. The Bookstore is not responsible for lost/stolen packages. 

In-store pickup will be available starting Jan. 15 through Jan. 29. Please do not arrive to pick up your order until you receive email confirmation to do so. Please have the last 4 digits of your web order number and a photo ID handy so that we may expedite your experience. Orders not picked up by Feb. 19 will be deemed abandoned, and you will not receive a refund.  

Please keep in mind when visiting the bookstore to follow the COVID guidelines, which include:  

  • You will be required to submit to the College’s COVID-19 screening prior to entering the Pavilion Building. 
  • Masks must be worn at all times. Masks must be worn properly, covering the nose and mouth completely. If you fail to do so, you will be asked to leave the Bookstore.  
  • Social distancing guidelines are in effect at all times. Aisles are marked with directional areas and register areas/waiting lines are clearly marked, for your convenience.  

For all inquiries regarding the Bookstore, please call 215-751-8152 or email

Resources for Students

Access to eBooks are available from a variety of publishers for no additional cost.

For additional non-digital materials and other items, the Bookstore is offering a free shipping offer with no minimum purchase. When you make a purchase and check out, you will have the option to select free shipping.

Free shipping is also being offered on rental returns. The Bookstore will provide return labels and extending the return period without penalty to assist with increased returns by mail. If you rented a textbook, you will receive an email with a return label and instructions on how to return your rented books. The grace period is extended an extra 15 days from the rental return date.

Resources for Faculty

For faculty members seeking a well-designed digital alternative or supplement to their current textbook, Lumen courseware may be a good fit. Course set-up is simple, and faculty can be ready to teach the same day they make the change.