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KU Campus Store COVID-19 important updates

KU Campus Store Operating Status Update
KU Campus Store is committed to the health and well-being of our staff, customers and community. As a proactive measure, we have temporarily closed KU Campus Store for in store purchases starting Friday, March 20. 

We welcome our Customers to shop online at and have items shipped (please note: in-store pickup is suspended from March 21 – May 31). We are offering free domestic UPS Ground shipping on orders of $50 or more to make it easier for you to shop from home for the products you need. 

We're continually monitoring the ever-changing COVID-19 situation and will continue to post updates on this page (please check back frequently for up-to-date information). For all questions, please email us at or call us at 610-683-4099.

 Free Access to Digital Course Materials
Using your address, you can access, for free, up to seven (7) titles to borrow now through May 25, 2020. 
To gain access to this digital book catalog, please log in or create an account at using your email address.
Click here for instructional video 

To access ebooks offline, students and instructors can download the Bookshelf app on a computer or mobile device. The Bookshelf app is available free on all major app stores. Students may download ebooks simultaneously on two desktop/laptops and two mobile devices. If a user reaches the activated devices limit, deactivate a device to activate other devices in account settings.
VitalSource does not share user data and all participants of the VitalSource Helps program will automatically be opted out of marketing initiatives.

For assistance using VitalSource Bookshelf, or if you’re having trouble finding a title, please contact or Chat with Vital Source support.
Click here for VitalSource Support

Textbook Buyback
KU Campus Store is proud to launch Virtual Sellback, hosted by Nebraska Book Company. Students can conveniently view their textbook sellback quote online and receive a prepaid shipping label. The program begins today through May 22. Click here for more information:

Textbook Rentals
We are extending the rental return deadline beyond the original May 9, 2020 return date to Saturday May 16th,2020. We will be providing return shipping labels for returning your rentals at no expense to you.
If you wish to keep your rented textbooks permanently, you may do so by converting your rental to purchase by contacting us at

Faculty Support
KU Campus Store course materials team is here to help faculty move instruction online. If you have questions or in need of help making sure your students have the proper materials, please contact us at

Store Hours
We are fulfilling online orders daily Monday - Friday. Due to Gov. Wolf's mandate to close non-essential businesses, our in-store operations are closed until that is lifted. 

Contact Us
KU Campus Store is available to help you navigate your concerns regarding academic materials. For all questions, please email us at or call us 610-683-4099