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Winterim Term Textbooks

Emmetsburg Campus Store
FREE SHIPPING DETAILS 
No shipping costs will be charged for textbook orders placed between December 14 and January 3, provided students ship textbooks to the Estherville Campus Store. Textbooks shipped to addresses other than the Estherville Campus Store will be charged shipping and handling fees. All orders placed between December 14 and January 3 will ship to the Estherville Campus Store on January 5. Emmetsburg Campus students may take advantage of free shipping by selecting their books to be delivered to the Estherville Campus Store. Campus Store staff will have textbook orders for Emmetsburg Campus students delivered to the Emmetsburg Campus Store for pick up.

Buyback

Textbook buyback: 12/3/2020 – 12/17/2020 in the Campus Stores

MBS Online Textbook Store

SERVICES
The Iowa Lakes Community College Campus provides an array of clothing, gifts, school supplies, beverages, and snacks at the Estherville and Emmetsburg campuses. Campus Store staff are available to help you with purchases, package shipping and delivery, and general questions. Payments can only be made by cash, check, credit, or debit card. Checks must be for the amount of purchase only. The Campus Store cannot cash checks or provide cash or change to students.

TEXTBOOKS
Students will order most of their textbooks through the MBS Online Textbook Store. Instructions are provided under Related Documents above. Course materials through the Campus Store are only offered for a few courses.

To order textbooks:
All orders, returns, digital content access and activation, access code activation, and rental book returns are completed in the MBS Online Textbook Store portal. Students are REQUIRED to use their Iowa Lakes Community College email address for all textbook orders.

The MBS Online Textbook Store will open for ordering 5 to 6 weeks before the start of classes. Students are encouraged to order textbooks early and to take advantage of free shipping dates for orders. The online store and free ship dates will be posted on the Campus Store website for each term and social media.

Textbooks offered through the Campus Stores will be available prior to the start of classes.

SFA Students MUST provide or bring their SFA Voucher, Student ID, Iowa Lakes Student email address, and complete Course Registration information to the Campus Store before books can be ordered.

REFUND POLICY
Refunds for textbooks or supplies purchased in the Campus Store will NOT be issued unless the student has an add/drop slip signed by their advisor OR if the class is canceled. Refunds can only be made for items returned unmarked and/or unopened. Receipts ARE required.

Textbooks ordered through the MBS Online Textbook Store must be processed AND returned through the MBS Online Textbook Store. Students can sign into their MBS Online Textbook Store account for information on return/refund processing. Students can bring their MBS return order to the Campus Store for return shipping ONLY IF the books are in a sealed box with a prepaid return label on the box.

Free Shipping Buyback is provided through the Campus Store the last week of each academic term. Free Shipping Buyback dates are listed on the Campus Store website and social media.

Students can sell their books back via the MBS Online Textbook Store at any time. Students can log in to their account and follow the Sell Your Books instructions. 

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