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Barnes & Noble College Bookstore


Shop online or on campus

Find the materials you need to succeed in class at the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore.

In addition to texts, the college bookstore offers laptops, phone accessories and other electronics, as well as traditional school supplies.

The store is also your one-stop-shop for Columbia College apparel, water bottles, coffee mugs, home décor, gifts and accessories.

You’ll find us on the first floor of the Atkins-Holman Student Commons on campus in Columbia, Missouri, or online.

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Students taking classes online, in the evening in Columbia or at a location nationwide do not have to order books.

Columbia College will order your books approximately two weeks before each session or as soon as you register thereafter.

The Truition® Textbook Program is available for the following undergraduate and graduate courses:

  • Online
  • Evening in Columbia, Missouri
  • Columbia College location nationwide

Truition details

If a course uses physical materials, those materials will be sent to the Shipping Address shown on your User Profile. If you drop a class, you are responsible for returning any physical course materials that were shipped to you.  To do so, please visit Ingram Returns to generate a pre-paid return label.  Materials from dropped courses must be returned within 30-days of receipt.

If a course uses an eText, the book will be available directly in Desire2Learn (D2L) one week before classes begin, or one day after your subsequent registration is processed. eTexts must first be accessed through D2L before they will be available from the VitalSource apps on your computer or mobile device.

For information on optional and recommended course materials that might be available for purchase, please consult your course syllabi. Optional eTexts are available for purchase directly from

If you have problems accessing or using the VitalSource eText reader, please contact VitalSource at, (855) 200-4146.


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