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How To Shop For Course Materials

How to Shop for your Course Materials In-Store

  1. Make a list of your course materials in a handy format (on your mobile device, on a notecard, etc.)

  2. Bring your list to a CSUSM Shop team member for assistance

  3. Shop by Author (last name A-Z)

  4. Check out with one of our friendly team members
    The CSUSM Bookstore is located at 
    333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd,
    San Marcos, CA 92096

How to Shop Online

  1. Visit

  2. Click on "Textbooks" (the “book” icon), next to the University Store name

    CSUSM Shop Landing Page

  3. Select the term in the drop down (ex. Fall 2021)

    Textbooks and Course Materials Page

  4. Scroll down and enter: Department, Course, and Section information for all your courses:

    Shop by Course Landing Page

  5. Click on “Find Materials for (#) Course(s)”

    A list of courses and "Find Materials" button

  6. Add all your course materials selections/options and continue to our checkout process

  7. Enter billing information and select delivery method. We offer free in-store pick up or ship to an address for $7.50 (standard delivery shipping charge)

  8. Track your order using your order # and email address, no store account required.
  9. Receive your course materials and Cougar/CSUSM gear and enjoy your purchases!

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