Bookstore FAQ - COVID-19

Is the bookstore open?

The physical bookstore will be closed until June 1st, or until the University Center re-opens. 

Can I still order books from the bookstore even though it's closed?

Orders can still be placed at our Virtual Bookstore at However, until the Governor's Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order in Michigan is lifted, no orders will be fulfilled or shipped.

Many books are available in digital format and normally available in your digital library within a few hours of placing an order.

Is the bookstore currently accepting shipments? 

Not at this time. Until the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order in Michigan is lifted, we are unable to receive shipments. 

If you have textbook rentals to return, you have until May 8th to ship your rental returns.  To help avoid shipments being returned to sender, please hold off shipping your returns until later in April, when more information is available.

How do I return my textbook rentals?

Textbook rentals can be returned by downloading a prepaid UPS return label at Your rental ID is on your original invoice or can be found in your order history in your bookstore account. Email must be the email associated with your bookstore account. More rental FAQs are available on the virtual bookstore website.