Whatcom Community College Bookstore

The Whatcom CC Bookstore, located in the Syre Student Center, provides products and services to support students in their academic pursuits. In addition to textbooks, the Bookstore carries school supplies, back packs, computer software, greeting cards, clothing items, and student WTA bus passes. The Bookstore can also special order items not regularly stocked.

The 2014 Spring Quarter Class/Book List is a listing of textbooks and course materials designated by instructors as Required (RQ), Recommended (RC), Optional (OP), or Study Aid (SA) for Spring Quarter courses.  
(Updated 04.09.14@ 11:29am)

Please Note:
This list is subject to possible changes beyond the Bookstore's control, including possible changes in required, recommended, or optional designations, book titles, editions, and prices as well as changes in courses offered and assigned instructors. 

Students should verify all text and course material requirements with their instructors before purchasing from any vendor or source that does not allow full refunds or returns of books and merchandise.

Used Book Buy Back

  •  Next Buyback:    April 16th & 17th
  •                                 June 12th &13th | 16th - 20th

A representative from a national company will be at the store at the begining and end of each quarter to buy back textbooks. Prices paid will be based upon book condition, and demand for the book. Lower wholesale prices may be offered by the wholesale company for any textbook that the Bookstore is unable to use.

For more about the Bookstore services, call 360.383.3435.

Returns and Refunds

All returns/exchanges must have original cash register receipt and must be in original purchased condition (e.g. shrinkwrap intact).

Winter Quarter Rental Return Date: April 4th

Refund Deadlines:

  • Students may return textbook/course materials for a full refund within 24 hours of purchase.
  • Students may return textbook/course materials up to 10 business days from the beginning of the quarter for a full refund with proof of class change.
  • Any textbook/course materials returned during the first 10 business days of the quarter without proof of a class change will be refunded at 90% of purchase price.Textbooks/course materials purchased with checks after the first 10 days of class will be non-refundable.
  • Other merchandise (Supplies, software, clothing etc.) can be returned within 7 days of purchase.
  • Cash and credit card purchases will be refunded in the original form of payment.
  • Check purchases are subject to a 10 day clearing period before eligible for refund.

Free Books 

WCC Bookstore is proud to provide to students FREE Books available for downloading here: http://www.icbainc.com/Content/For-Stores/Campus-eBookstore/Free-eBooks.aspx 


Spring Break:

Mon. - Thur. 9am - 5pm
Fridays         9am - 4pm

April Hours:


2nd 9am-5pm
3rd 9am-5pm
4th 9am-4pm
7th 8am-5pm
8th 8am-7pm
9th 8am-7pm
10th 8am-5pm
11th 8am-5pm
14th 8am-6pm
15th 8am-6pm
16th 8am-5pm
17th 8am-5pm
18th 8am-4pm
21st 8am-5pm
22nd 8am-5pm
23rd 8am-5pm
24th 8am-5pm
25th 8am-4pm
28th 8am-5pm
29th 8am-5pm
30th 8am-5pm

Next Buyback: 

April 16th & 17th
June 12th - 20th

WCC Instructors:
Spring Quarter List

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Whatcom Community College

237 W. Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 383-3000

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