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Textbook Rental Program Spring 2013

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Rental Return Due Date:

Friday May 30, 2013


Q: Why would I rent my textbooks?
A: When you rent your books, you could save up to 65% of the new book price.

Q: How do I know which books are available for rental?
A: Books available for rent will be displayed as Rental on the Cougar Bookstore website. If only new and used purchase prices are shown online, the book is not available for rent. There is a limited number of copies of each title available for rent.

Q: What will I need to rent my books?
A: You must be a Lassen Community College student, be 18 years or older, have a valid credit card and a driver’s license or California ID.

Q: What if I drop a class?
A: Rental Fee refunds will be granted until two weeks after the beginning of class with proof of drop. Refunds for late starting classes will be granted through Friday of the first week of instruction with proof of drop. The book needs to be returned in the same condition as it was when it was rented, along with the original receipt.

Q: What is the rental return due date?
A: All rented books must be returned within one week after the last day of Finals for each semester. For Spring, 2013 rental MUST be returned by Friday, May 30,2014 to the Cougar Bookstore. The bookstore is closed Monday, May 26th for Memorial Day.

• June 2, 2014 - The book is no longer returnable. Your credit card will be charged the following Failure to Return Fees: (1) replacement fee (retail book price less rental fee paid), PLUS (2) a processing fee of 20% of the retail book price. The book will then be yours and you can either keep it or attempt to sell it using our buyback process. Failure to Return Fees are in addition to the original Rental Fee. We cannot accept returns after the last week of May, 2014 as our agreement with our textbook wholesale partners require us to return the books immediately at the end of the term.

Q: Will I receive a reminder notification for the rental return due date?
A: The bookstore will send a reminder email notification as a courtesy. You remain responsible for minding the Rental Return Due Date whether you receive notification from the bookstore or not.