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Bookstore

Emmetsburg Campus Store

 
Iowa Lakes Bookstore: www.iowalakesbookstore.com

 
Textbooks, basic necessities, clothing, gifts, computer software, and school supplies are available at the college bookstores on the Emmetsburg, Estherville and Spencer campuses. A textbook buy-back service is available. The college stores also provide textbook service to the Algona and Spirit Lake campuses.

AVAILABILITY
Books for each semester will be available by registration day.

CLERK SERVICE
Please have a copy of your registration form with you to assist in speeding up the purchase of books.

PAYMENT
All purchases must be paid for by cash, check or credit card (Visa, Master or Discover). Vouchers are given only with approved Financial Aid, and are accepted only during specific times. Vouchers can be obtained at the Campus Business Office. Students should plan on $300 plus at the beginning of the college year for books. Notebooks, pencils, etc. may not be purchased on Vouchers. Checks will be accepted for the amount of the purchase only.

PURCHASE DAYS
To avoid long lines and delays, plan on purchasing your books on your registration days at the beginning of the semester, as noted on the calendar.

REFUND POLICY
There are NO returns unless you have an add/drop slip signed by your advisor, or if the class is cancelled. Receipts are required.  
 
A full refund will be given up to the end of the 1st week of the semester if books are  returned unmarked and components are unopened. 
 
For courses dropped after the 1st week, books can only be returned at the end of the semester during Buy Back Days.  If you are unsure you need a book for a class, go to the first class, then purchase the book.

BUY BACK DAYS
Buy back days are the last five days of each semester and the last day of each summer session.  Your textbooks may include supplemental materials such as: CD, online information or power web, these must be included with the books when returned.

SCHOLARSHIPS
The Bookstore gives seven $200.00 scholarships for books for the Fall and Spring semester. Students must re-apply each semester.  

Related Links

Emmetsburg Campus

712-852-5251
800-242-5108, ext. 5251

Hours:
Regular college year:
Mon - Thur:  8 am - 4:30 pm
Fri:  7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Summer:
Mon - Thur: 7:30 am - 5 pm
Fri:   7:30 am - 12 pm

Estherville Campus

712-362-8340
800-242-5106, ext. 8340

Hours:
Regular college year:
Mon - Thur:  8 am - 4:30 pm
Fri:  7:30 am - 4 pm

Summer:
Mon - Thur: 7:30 am - 5 pm
Fri:   7:30 am - 12 pm 

Spencer Campus

712-262-7141, ext. 8651
877-807-9585, ext. 8651

Hours all year:
Mon - Thur:  8 am - 1 pm

Questions or comments? Please email us at info@iowalakes.edu or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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