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Textbook Rental Program


Thursday, December 19, 2019

Why would I rent my textbooks?

When you rent your books, you could save up to 60% of the new book price.

How do I know which textbooks are available to rent?

Books available for rent will have a rental shelf tag on the textbook sales floor and on the FLC College store website.  If only new and used purchase prices are shown online, the book is not available for rent.

What will I need to rent my textbooks?

You must be a Folsom Lake College student and have a Student Picture ID card , be 18 years or older, have a valid credit card and a valid driver's license or valid state ID.

What if I drop a class?

Fall rental fee refunds will be granted until 08/30/19 or by 09/06/19 with proof of drop. Refunds for late starting classes will be granted through Friday of the first week of instruction with proof of enrollment. There are no refunds for 1-5 day classes after the start of class.  The book needs to be in the same condition as it was when it was rented, accompanied with the original receipt.

What if I want to keep a rental book?

You have until December 1, 2019 to decide if you would like to convert a rental into a regular purchase.  If so, we will refund your rental fee and you will be charged the retail price. Must be done in the store.

 What is the rental return due date?

All Fall 2019 rental books must be returned by Thursday, December 19, 2019 to the FLC College Store. 

 (1) December 20, 2019 - As a courtesy, the FLC College store will allow one business day grace period for returns.

 (2) December 23, 2019 - The book is no longer returnable.  Your credit card will be charged the following Failure to Return Fees: 

    (A) replacement fee (retail book price less rental fee paid), PLUS

    (B) 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. 

The Failure to Return Fees are in addition to the original Rental Fee.

We cannot accept rental returns after December 19, 2019 as our agreement with our textbook wholesale partners require us to return the books immediately at the end of the term.