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Textbook Rental Order Form

Orders received before noon during business hours (8am-5pm, Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day, while later orders will be shipped no later than the end of the next business day (8am-5pm, Monday-Friday).

Book Rental Fees 

$35.00 +tax per course 
Shipping/Handling Charges
Regular Rate: $9.95 for the first book, $3.95 for each additional book per order/shipment
All Other Shipping Methods: to be determined by actual textbooks value, location and weight

Textbooks may be requested as soon as your registration is finalized, but books will NOT ship until the week before classes begin. Please request your books as soon as possible to ensure timely delivery before classes begin and assignments are due. Orders received before 12 pm will be shipped the same day, while later orders will be shipped no later than the end of the next day.

Undergraduate students enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University can rent the majority of their textbooks for the courses they are enrolled in. The rental fee is $35.00 + tax per course, for the duration of the semester. All rental books must be returned in satisfactory condition on or before the Monday following finals week.

Graduate students can rent a rental textbook if they are enrolled in (100-599) level courses and/or cross listed 400/600 level courses. The rental fee is $35.00 + tax for the duration of the semester. All rental books must be returned in satisfactory condition on or before the Monday following finals week. All other books and materials are available at the Southeast Bookstore or at www.semoshop.com

Want to see if there is a book for your class?

You may use this link Textbook Rental Book Lookup to look up your course number to see if we have a rental textbook for that class, and within that page, there is a link to the bookstore, to see if the course will require a purchase book.

Textbook Rental - Rental Agreement

All Textbook Rental books must be returned or postmarked NO LATER than 4pm the Monday after finals of the current semester to avoid any additional charges. Textbooks returned after the due date will be charged a $10 late charge per book up to 14 calendar days from the due date. Textbooks not returned will be charged the publishers list price for a new replacement copy of the textbook. Both late charges and replacement costs will be applied to a student’s University account.

Textbook Rental books must be returned in satisfactory condition. All returned textbooks are checked for damages after they are returned. If a textbook is returned with excessive damage beyond normal wear and tear, a student’s University account will be charged the publishers list price for a new replacement copy of the textbook. Excessive damage includes, but not limited to: (water damage, mold, chewed or bite marks, missing covers, missing pages, missing book label, excessive highlighting, pages sticking together, stained, etc.)


After reading the terms of this rental agreement and my completion of the rental transaction signifies my agreement of its terms.

All Textbooks should be returned to:
Textbook Rental
610 Washington Ave, North Dock
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Please make sure to keep the tracking number information from your return shipment  for your protection. Textbook Rental is not responsible for lost  or damaged textbooks.

 

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Contact

573.651.2236
rentabook@semo.edu
Kent Library 123
Textbook Rental
One University Plaza, MS 2020
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701