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Online Purchases and Reservations

The TCC Bookstore carries textbooks, school supplies, computer gear, clothing, gifts, and more. The link for online purchases can be found HERE

Online Purchases

This is for students who have access to the internet and can pay for their items with a credit or debit card. Students must first click on “Textbooks”. Then they will search for their required textbooks by selecting the correct Term, Course, Class Number, and Section. Next, click on “Find Books”. Students should see which items are listed as required textbooks for each class and can add those items to their cart. Online purchases qualify for free shipping via FEDEX Ground. Please note that it takes about 3 business days for your order to be processed and an additional 5 business days for your order to be delivered. Once the student pays and submits their order, they should receive a confirmation email.

Online Reservations

This is for students who have agency accounts to pay for their items (i.e WorkForce, WorkFirst, VA, L&I, etc). Students must first click on “Textbook Reservations” and select “Campus Card”. Students will then need to create an account or guest account to input the term, course, class number, and section they need textbooks for. Students will have the option to add notes if they prefer New or Used books for the quarter. It is important that the student also includes their Agency type in the note box as well. In the checkout menu, please input your Student ID number as the Campus Card Payment. Once the reservation order is submitted, Student’s should receive a confirmation email. Please note that it takes about 3 business days for your order to be processed.

Bookstore Drive-up 

The TCC Bookstore Drive-Up will allow students to pick up orders, reservations, purchase supplies, and return items. The Bookstore is located at the side of the in the side parking lot area of between the Bookstore (Bldg. 11) and Bldg. 12. 

Everyone is required to wear a face covering and have their photo ID on hand when picking up online orders/reservations. Student's that want to do a walk up to purchase items with cash, need to have a list of their classes with the class name and section number pre-written/printed.

How to get to the book pick-up location 

Not sure where to go to pick up your books? Check the map for how to get to the Tacoma site.  

Exact day and time for Drive-Up operations are listed here:

 Oct. 19: 11 am - 2 pm

Oct. 20: 11 am - 2 pm

Oct. 22: 11 am - 2 pm 

Bookstore Returns

Returns can be mailed or returned during any of the drive-thru dates and times with receipt. 

6501 South 19th Street 
Bldg 11
Tacoma, WA, 98466

You may also bring the items you need returned to the Bookstore Drive-Up on the day and times posted above. You will need to have the receipt with your items to successfully process a return. Please note refunds can take about 5 -7 business days to show in your bank account.

Book Buyback

We are providing textbook buyback online.

Have Questions?

For general questions about Bookstore operations and orders: bookstore@tacomacc.edu

For questions about agency accounts in our Bookstore database: lnicks@tacomacc.edu

For questions about merchandise and special orders: rward@tacomacc.edu