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Return Policy

Textbook Returns

New and used textbooks can be returned through the end of the first week of classes with a receipt. New textbooks must be in brand new condition, with any packaging unopened, in order to be refunded.

General Merchandise Returns

General merchandise items may be returned at any time for a full refund. A receipt is required for all refunds and all items must be in new condition. Without a receipt, merchandise may be exchanged for store credit at the discretion of the Bookstore staff. If you are mailing a return to the store, please provide a receipt and contact information, and specify the item you would like in exchange.

Rental Agreement

You have entered into a rental agreement with the Swarthmore Campus & Community Store to loan you for the current semester one or more course materials, as indicated on your receipt. By paying for the rental, you indicate your acceptance of the following agreement:

I understand that this rented item is the property of the Store.

I will not reproduce any part of this course material. Rental course materials are copyrighted as the intellectual property of the author(s).

I will return this course material in appropriate condition reflecting reasonable use, with minimal writing, highlighting, or notes.

I agree to be billed for and pay the full publisher’s price of the material if any part of the rented item is heavily marked, damaged or missing.

I agree to be billed for and pay the full publisher’s price if the item is not returned by 4pm on the last day of exams.