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Textbook Buyback and Rental Return Information

Spring Semester 2020 Rental Returns

We know that you are dealing with many changes during this challenging time and want to make returning your rental books as easy as possible.

The rental due date for spring semester books has been extended to Friday May 29, 2020

Option to purchase your rental book(s)

If you would like to keep your rental book, email [email protected] before the rental due date May 29,2020 with your name, student ID, and the title of the book you would like to keep. We will inform you of the additional cost and your student account will be charged for the price of the book (new/used) minus the rental fee you have already paid.

If you are returning your rentals please note:

  • Rental books MUST be returned in clean and usable condition. Dirty or liquid damaged books will not be accepted.
  • If you live in Duluth or the surrounding area and would like to return your rental book(s) in person, a drop box will be available Monday-Friday 8am-4pm in the garage of Darland for you to deposit your book(s) into.
  • If you need to ship your rental book(s) back to the UMD Stores: create your FREE UPS return label here by clicking this link:
  • If you have lost or damaged your rental book(s), email [email protected] before the rental due date May 29, 2020 with your name, student ID and the title of the book(s) lost or damaged. Your student account will be charged for the price of the book (new/used) minus the rental fee you have already paid.
  • If you have rented a “RENT ONLY” book (these books will have a large white sticker on the front), it MUST be returned by May 29,2020 to avoid the Publisher charges for the cost of the book.

Rental return due date:

If we do not receive your outstanding rental books by May 29, 2020, your student account will be charged the difference between the new retail price of the book and the rental fee you paid.


Please contact us at: [email protected]

Textbook Buyback

We are currently working on a plan for buyback; additional communication will follow as we finalize our plans in the coming weeks.

Can't wait for the next buyback?

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