JJC Bookstore

We hope everyone is safe and healthy during this challenging time. Please refer to the guidance below on modified Bookstore operations. Please know that the JJC Bookstore has our customers' and employees' safety in mind.

Virtual and On-Campus Services

On-campus services are available Monday through Friday by appointment only. Virtual services are always available during typical business hours.

Online Bookstore

You can search, rent or buy all of your course materials, supplies and spirit-wear via our online bookstore. Free ground shipping is available all year round. The JJC Bookstore accepts major credit cards, checks and FAFSA financial aid funds allocated to books and supplies. For job grant orders, email your voucher to bookstorevouchers@jjc.edu

Visit the Online Bookstore

All our policies are available on the Customer Service page

Textbook Look-Up Tool

Our textbook look-up tool will allow you to view prices and format choices for your materials before purchasing. You may also compare JJC prices with other online retailers by using our free online comparison tool at jjc.verbacompare.com.


For students who prefer e-books, browse our digital partner's e-book store at jjc.redshelf.com. E-books can provide students up to 60 percent off retail print prices.

SPRING 2021 Textbook Rentals

Spring 2021 rental books will be due back on May 21, 2021. On May 26, 2021 rentals that have not been properly identified or have not been returned will be considered lost. A hold will be placed on student accounts with outstanding or unidentified/lost rentals. Spring 2021 rentals are eligible for a full refund 14 days from class start. Please visit us during normal operating hours Jan. 11 through Jan. 29 for a refund.

Until further notice, use the rental return instructions below.

2 ways to return your rental: 

  • Tuck a piece of paper with your full name and contact email snugly inside the book for proper check-in. Use the book return bin outside the entrance of the Campus Center (A-Building).
  • Mail the rental book to: JJC Bookstore, Rm A-1012, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431
Virtual Book Buyback

A limited amount of buyback will be conducted during normal operating hours Jan. 11 through Jan. 29.
For more options, please visit our wholesale buyback partners:

Please Note: The JJC Bookstore is not operating these third-party sites and is not responsible for transactions including rental books accidentally sold at virtual buyback.

Questions? Email bookstore@jjc.edu.

Stay safe and healthy.

Shop the JJC Bookstore Online

3 Ways to Shop: The JJC Bookstore

  • Free Ground Shipping All Year Round

    Free Ground Shipping 

    Looking to buy your course materials, spirit wear, backpacks, school supplies, laptops, gift cards and more? Go to the JJC Online Bookstore.

  • Online Price Comparison Tool

    Don’t spend hours researching online prices on your own. Let the JJC Bookstore online comparison tool do all the work for you. Find the right book at the right price. You can add items to retailers’ carts too. Start saving money and see how the JJC Bookstore stacks up to the competition.

  • Go Digital! Shop JJC E-Books

    Save up to 60% off print book prices on select e-books. Our e-books are easy to use, compatible on internet enabled devices, and have interactive study tools like highlighting, flashcards, note taking, and more! Rent or buy select digital textbooks.

  • Refund Policy

    Refund Policy

    Our full refund policy is available on the Customer Service page of our e-commerce site. While the physical campus is closed, please contact the Bookstore if you believe you have an item that is within the refund policy period. The JJC Bookstore can verify eligibility and discuss options to complete the refund. You may email bookstore@jjc.edu with the ISBN/SKU and title/name of the item in question along with the purchase date. Please include the course number and section.