Important Textbook Information

Purchasing Fall Textbooks

Fall 2021 textbook booklists are now available. Please note, not all course materials are fully displayed and textbook requirements may change due to updates in course delivery.

Students may purchase fall 2021 textbooks in person on the lower level of the Cornell Store or online at Various shipping and pick-up options are also available for orders placed online. Shop by schedule and shop by course information is listed below.

Shop Your Personalized Booklist

Shop Textbooks by Course

Shop Your Personalized Booklist by Schedule

Within 24 hours of enrolling in classes, you’ll have access to your personalized booklist. You’ll see the required and optional books for your registered courses as well as the available formats. To view your booklist, click the link above or log in to our website by clicking LOGIN in the top corner of this page and then select LOGIN FOR CORNELL USERS. Visit textbooks-by-schedule-instructions for detailed instructions.

Shop by Course

If you haven’t enrolled in classes yet or you want to see what course materials will be used in a particular class before enrolling, you can view textbooks by course without logging in.

Textbook Rentals

The rental program for printed textbooks has been discontinued. Enjoy digital textbooks offered in various durations by reviewing your booklist.

Academic Materials Returns

Fall 2021 Course Materials Return Policy and Important Dates.

Items for the fall term are eligible for a refund based on the following purchase dates:

  • Course materials purchased on/before July 18 are not returnable.
  • If purchased July 19 – September 10, 2021: Must be returned by September 16, 2021.
  • If purchased September 11 – October 28, 2021: Must be returned within 7 days.
  • If purchased on/after October 29, 2021: Considered final sale and cannot be returned.
View the full Academic Materials Return Policy.

Textbook Buyback

Please visit our Textbook Buyback page to review your options and view instructions.