Textbooks are an expensive and
necessary part of your college education. It is important to take
steps to protect this investment.
Here are some steps you can take
to prevent theft:
Mark your textbook (after
the return period expires) somewhere within the book for
identification purposes. You may want to mark the page
corresponding to your "lucky number" or your date of birth.
Use the lockers that are
provided in the College Store while shopping. Your $.25 is
returned to you after you are finished using the locker.
Never leave your textbooks
unattended in a public area...even if only for a moment. Do
not leave your textbooks or other personal property unattended in
lobbies, hallways, study areas, the library, the gym, or other
If you leave your textbooks
in your car, keep your vehicle locked and your books out of sight or
in the trunk.
If you own a backpack, store
your books in it and carry it with you at all times.
If your books are stolen,
report the theft immediately to Campus Safety and the College Store.
are your personal property and your responsibility. The
College Store is not responsible for lost or stolen books.