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 &!  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.
**Last day to return rentals is December 11, 2013