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End of Term Buyback

Fall 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 9am to 3:30pm

Thursday, December 14th, 9am to 3:30pm

Friday, December 15th, 9am to 3:30pm

Monday, December 18th, 9am to 4:30pm

Tuesday, December 19th, 9am to 4:30pm

Wednesday, December 20th, 9am to 4:30pm


Daily Buyback
  • Daily buyback is offered 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday during the fall and spring terms unless otherwise stated above.
  • Buyback values are wholesale prices based on national demand and are not negotiable.
  • We are not purchasing books to be sold in the bookstore at this time.

Buyback Information
  • UMBC or government issued ID required for buyback.
  • End of term and back to school buyback dates are posted regularly. The bookstore pays 50% of the retail price for needed texts during these times.
  • Buyback takes place the week before and the week of finals for the Fall and Spring semesters. Look for our advertisements for exact dates each semester, or call the textbook desk at 410-455-2699.
  • There is a smaller buyback at the Bookstore at the end of Winter and Summer sessions.

Buyback Pricing Guide
  • Retail: Represent those titles our campus instructors have adopted and, if in resalable condition, generally earn 50% of the retail price until we reach our quota.
  • Wholesale: Are purchased if they are not needed on our campus, but have a national demand. Up to 35% of the retail price may be paid for these books in resalable condition.
  • No Value: We do not buy photocopied course packets, damaged books, and most old editions.
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