Only a few weeks to go Mavs! Textbooks for the Summer 2021 semester will be on sale beginning April 26 through the UNO Bookstore website; there is no in-store pickup.
Looking to sell back your textbooks from Spring 2021 semester? The UNO Bookstore has partnered with Nebraska Book Company, one of the nation's largest used textbook buyers, to pay you top dollar for your books.
Learn more below
- Summer 2021 Textbook Information
- Spring 2021 Textbook Buyback by Appointment or Virtually
- Textbook Rental Returns by Appointment or by Mail
Textbooks for the Summer 2021 semester will be on sale beginning April 26 through the UNO Bookstore website; there is no in-store pickup.
A Better Book Shopping Experience
All Summer textbook purchases for 2021 will need to be shipped (no in-store pickup or in-store purchases).
Please place your web order early allowing 3-5 business days for processing and 4-7 business days for shipping time. Delivery times vary according to your delivery address, availability of your items, and the time of day you place your order. Additional shipping and delivery information is available on the UNO Bookstore website.
Enjoy free ground shipping when you spend $75+ using coupon code: ship75 at checkout.
Charge up to $2,000 to your student account in textbooks and class supplies.
Use our price comparison tool to know you are getting the best deal possible.
An extensive and competitively-priced rental program.
Your online purchase is reinvested in our students through services and donations across campus.
The UNO Bookstore Storefront
The UNO Bookstore storefront will allow 25 people max occupancy to shop in-store (again, no textbooks will be available for purchase in-store). Masks ARE required. Please maintain six feet of space to adhere to social distancing guidelines.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday | 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Friday | 8 A.M. - 4 P.M.
The UNO Bookstore will have Textbook Buyback April 28 - May 11. Please make sure you bring a valid photo ID, as well as any CDs, DVDs, and supplemental materials purchased with your textbooks.
For the best prices you should sell your textbooks during Prep (April 28-30) and Finals (May. 3-7) weeks.
Book an In-Person Appointment
Please book an appointment for returning your textbook buyback. If you are unable to book an appointment online, please call us at 402.554.2336 and we will assist with getting an appointment entered. Appointments will take priority over walk-ins during this time.
Location:UNO Bookstore Cashier Windows, 1st Floor, Milo Bail Student Center
Open:Mondays - Thursdays; 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. and Fridays; 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. Due to the commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 7 we will be open 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Send Your Book Back Virtually Through Nebraska Book Company
The UNO Bookstore has partnered with Nebraska Book Company, one of the nation's largest used textbook buyers, to pay you top dollar for your books. Nebraska Book Company covers shipping, so there’s no cost to you. All you have to do is search for the books you want to sell back on the UNO Bookstore website, print a prepaid label, and ship back your books:
- Enter ISBNs of the books you want to sell back
- Print the page as your receipt and place inside a box
- Download and print the pre-paid shipping label
- Pack and ship the books at your nearest post office
All books MUST be in good condition to receive full credit.
If you have questions regarding your shipment or payment, please call Nebraska Book Company at 855.995.8853 or email them at email@example.com and include your buyback order number along with your inquiry.
Due to COVID-19 and the safety of our bookstore staff, cashier windows will remain open for one guest per window for a 10-minute appointment slot during normal business hours; however, we will be available for assistance at the UNO Bookstore.
Location: UNO Bookstore Cashier Windows, 1st Floor, Milo Bail Student Center
Open: Mondays - Thursdays; 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. and Fridays; 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. Due to the commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 7 we will be open 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Book an Appointment
Please book an appointment for returning your textbook rental. If you are unable to book an appointment online, please call us at 402.554.2336 and we will assist with getting an appointment entered. Appointments will take priority over walk-ins during this time.
If you would like to book an appointment in person to return the rental without getting a late fee, May 11 is the deadline. Learn more.
Preparing for your Face-to-Face Appointment
Please bring your textbook rentals and MavCARD with you to handle your return. In order to protect the health and safety of all, our staff will be wearing masks during your face-to-face scheduled session. We request that you also wear a mask and practice appropriate social distancing during the visit. Inside the UNO Bookstore, there is a 25-person max capacity.
Upon entering Milo Bail Student Center, you will need to visit with the front desk attendant who will verify your 1-Check UNO app status. If you are unable to wear a mask, the attendant will ask you to reschedule and you will need to leave the building.
If you are uncomfortable with visiting our staff in person, please let us know ASAP.
Mailing Address for Rental Returns
If none of the available appointment times work, our mailing address for rental returns is:
UNO Bookstore - MBSC 101
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68182
*Within the package or box for your textbook return, please include mention of your NU ID (eight digits on your MavCARD) for ease of clearing your account. Do not list this information on the outside of your package or box.*
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.