What’s the difference between Required and Optional textbooks?

Your lovely professors/instructors choose the Required textbooks. Required textbooks contain the basis of the course and will be referred to frequently. Alternate textbooks are variations on the required textbook that deliver the same content but in a different format. For example, your instructor may have selected an eBook and access code as the Required Textbook….

How do I avoid line-ups?

UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan, you have two options: You can order your textbooks online. If ordering online and you’re living on or close to campus, please choose the Pick-Up option to pick up your books when you’re back on campus. Please ensure you bring your order number and your student ID.  If you want…

Do you keep textbooks all term?

Afraid not folks. To help us prepare for the next semester, we return all overstock to the publishers. This allows us to have shelf space ready for when the following semester’s/term’s textbooks arrive. If you need textbooks, it is advisable to purchase them at the beginning of the semester.Textbook returns begin about six weeks after…