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Purchase your textbooks, supplies, uniforms, and college-branded merchandise at the College of Western Idaho (CWI) Bookstore. Visit the Bookstore at the Nampa Campus Micron Education Center (NMEC) and online!

Spring 2023 Semester

  • Last day for returns is Jan. 30. 
    • Books may be returned through Feb. 2 with proof of drop. 
  • Book charging against financial aid is open through Jan. 30.
  • Review our Frequently Asked Questions for information regarding online orders, included course books, and more.
  • Now hiring work-study positions! Apply to be a Bookstore Assistant today!

Store Hours

Day Hours
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday Closed

 

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Financial Aid Students

Book charging against financial aid is open through Jan. 30.

Criteria:

  • Financial Aid file must be entirely complete/closed with One Stop Student Services.
  • Students are only able to charge the net amount after tuition has been paid (taken from award). 
  • Be prepared to present a photo ID at the time of book charging. 
  • For more information, contact the Bookstore at 208.562.2402

Book Buyback

The CWI Bookstore is currently buying books both in-store and online.

Sell Your Books Back Online

  • Enter the ISBN.
  • Get a price quote.
  • Print off a shipping label.
  • Receive a check in the mail.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I place an online order? How long will it take to receive my order?

    Go to cwidahoshop.com

    1. Shop by Student ID. (Enter your ID#)
    2. Click on all the items you would like to purchase, then “add to your bag."
    3. When you are finished shopping, click on “Checkout."
    4. Create/sign-in to your account (Forgot password option is available).
    5. Enter your shipping address.
    6. Select your payment method (FA charging opens Jan 5).
    7. (Optional) Confirm your rental agreement.
    8. Place your order.

    Done! You will receive tracking information when your order ships.

    Please allow 48 hours for us to process your order (this does not include shipping).

    • Generally shipments in the Treasure Valley arrive the next day.
    • Please note, some items may be filled by drop ship vendors. These items will take longer to deliver.
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  • I never received a confirmation email - what do I do?

    Please log back into your bookstore account and make sure your email is correct. If your email is displayed correctly, please check your spam folder. If you still do not see a confirmation, please contact us to ensure the order went through by calling 208.562.2402 or email  bookstore@cwi.edu.

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  • Why are my books not showing up on the website?

    If the books for your course are not displayed on the website. We are waiting on further information from your instructor regarding your course materials. Please contact the bookstore for more information and check back for updates.

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  • Is my included course book digital or physical? How do I receive it?

    Please view the Included Course Book List to find out if your course has an included physical or digital copy. It will also let you know of any additional books you may need for your included course.

    If your course provides a "free" physical copy you are able to pick them up at the bookstore or order them online for an additional $.01. (Digital copies will be provided first day of class on blackboard or by your instructor.)

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