Potential Textbook Delivery Delays and Procedures for Returns

Barnes & Noble is still closed to the public and may be experiencing delivery delays from its publishers that may impact textbook deliveries for students. The bookstore is processing all textbook orders as quickly as possible, and all student orders are being processed in the manner in which they were received.

Students can log into their B&N accounts to view order status for their deliveries.Please also note that rented textbooks can be returned free via UPS. You will need your order number to print the UPS shipping label. This can be found in the confirmation email from your online order OR if you rented your textbook in store, find it in any of your rental reminder emails. The UPS label can be printed on or before your charge date. Learn more about the easy step-by-step Rental Return instructions. Please visit the Barnes & Noble website or email sm8008@bncollege.com with any questions.​

Purchasing Textbooks with Financial Aid

With classes moved online, Central Piedmont Barnes & Noble bookstores has new virtual processes to support you. If you’ve been awarded financial aid for fall semester, you may be eligible to cover the cost of your textbooks with remaining funds.

Charge eligible book and supply purchases to your student account today! Orders purchased with financial aid will be shipped via UPS and charged to your student account beginning August 1. But don’t wait – its best to place your order early for faster delivery.

In order to purchase books using financial aid, students must be awarded in MyCollege and have all requested documents submitted. To confirm you’ve been awarded, please follow these steps:

  1. Log into MyCollege.
  2. Select ‘Financial Aid’ on the right side of the page.
  3. Click the dropdown titled ‘Select an Award Year.’
  4. Make sure the term says ‘2020/2021 Academic Year.’
  5. Click on “Go to Account Summary” to view current aid status.

If you do not have a financial aid award letter, please follow these steps in MyCollege:

  1. Check your Self-Service Checklist for missing or incomplete documents.
  2. Review the “Action Needed” section and complete any required actions.
  3. Please note: When documents are received by the Financial Aid department, the checklist items will show “Completed” status.

Due to COVID-19, Barnes & Noble may experience delivery delays from publishers which could impact delivery timeframes for certain orders. The bookstore will notify you directly if any textbooks are on backorder. You can also log into B&N accounts to view order status for deliveries.

We encourage you to buy your books now in order to receive them as early as possible!

Barnes & Noble Bookstores Textbook Delivery Delays

Due to COVID 19, Barnes & Noble has experienced delivery delays from publishers that may impact textbook deliveries for students. The bookstore is processing all textbook orders as quickly as possible, and all student orders are being processed in the manner in which they were received. Buy your books now in order to receive them as early as possible!

The bookstore will not be open for in-person customer service for the fall 2020 semester until further notice. However, students can log into their B&N accounts to view order status for their deliveries.

Please also note that rented textbooks can be returned free via UPS. You will need your order number to print the UPS shipping label which you can find in the confirmation email from your online order or in any rental reminder emails. The UPS label can be printed on or before your charge date.

Learn more about the easy step-by-step Rental Return instructions and visit the Barnes & Noble website or email sm8008@bncollege.com with any questions.​

Free Shipping for Textbook Returns and Orders

The Barnes & Noble bookstore is closed for in-store purchases until further notice; however, all purchases and inquiries can be submitted on the Barnes & Noble website during regular business hours. Textbooks, Central Piedmont gifts and clothing can still be purchased online.

If you are planning to attend the summer term, now is the time to submit your textbook order to Barnes & Noble.

Financial Aid students may submit their orders on the Barnes & Noble website.  Once financial aid eligibility is confirmed for the summer term, your order will be shipped.

Rented Textbooks

Rented textbooks can be returned free by via UPS. Keep in mind, you will need your order number to print the UPS shipping label. This can be found in the confirmation email from your online order OR if you rented your textbook in store, find it in any of your rental reminder emails. The UPS label can be printed on or before your charge date. Please go online for the easy step-by-step Rental Return instructions.

Rentals can be returned at any time, but no later than June 15.

Need to sell your college books?

Barnes & Nobles has partnered with MBS Textbook Exchange, the nation’s largest textbook wholesaler, to offer you the best prices for your used books. You can pack and send your books free of charge, and receive payment within 3 weeks. 

Questions? Check out textbook rental FAQ’s or contact the bookstore with questions.

Student Reward Offers for March

Being a Central Piedmont student comes with a lot of perks — including cool, exclusive discounts. For the month of March be sure to take advantage of some local rewards:

Barnes & Nobles Book Store: 

  • Flash Sale 25% off Entire Stock of Tees & Hats. (Online and In-Store – March 16 – 20)
  • Flash Sale 25% off Women’s. (Online and In-Store – March 23 – 27)

Moe’s Southwest Grill:

Visit Moe’s Southwest Grill, show your Student or Staff ID and receive 15% off your meal.

This offer is only valid at:1500 East Blvd.,Charlotte, NC 28203

Cam Auto Repair:

Students must present their ID at checkout to receive the following:

  • 10% (excluding tax) discount towards service and repair*
  • 10% (excluding tax) discount towards parts*
  • 10% (excluding tax) discount towards any oil change*

* Discount not valid with any other special discounts or offers. Must schedule appointments 24 hours in advance.

 

 

Two Reasons to Shop at the Central Piedmont Bookstore

Have you visited the Central Piedmont Bookstore to purchase textbooks? Here are two reasons why you should consider making it your first choice:

  1. GIVING BACK – A portion of every purchase comes back to Central Piedmont to help keep tuition and fees low.
  2. PRICE MATCH – They price match AMAZON & BN.com!  Check out the details here to learn more about how to save.

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CPCC Barnes and Noble Bookstores

Buyback and Rental Return Hours December 5 – 11 

CPCC Bookstore

CPCC Central Campus Bookstore

Central and Levine Campuses:
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cato Campus:
Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 am – 2 p.m.
Merancas, Harris and *Harper Campuses:
Dec 5, 2013:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
                        2 – 3 p.m. (closed for lunch)
                        3 – 6:30 p.m.
Dec 6, 2013: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dec 9-11, 2013:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
                           2 – 3 p.m. (closed for lunch)
                           3 – 6:30 p.m.
*Harper Campus bookstore will be open 12/7/13 from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
REMINDER:
**Last day to return rentals is December 11, 2013