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Bookstore Buyback Procedure

There will not be an in-store book buyback for spring semester. Online buyback is currently available at any time through our website.

Online Buyback is easy!
Step 1: Create a quote
Step 2: Ship books for free!
Step 3: Get money back

Rental Books & PSEO Books

Please continue to use your rented textbooks for the Spring 2020 semester. The deadline to return rentals has been extended to May 29, 2020.

We are happy to announce we will have curbside drop-off available for rental and PSEO returns. Please take note of the locations, dates and times. Curbside service will not be available in Owatonna until May 18.

Austin - May 11-15, May 18-22, May 26-29 - 9:00 - 3:00 each day, pull up by main doors and call 507-433-0541

Albert Lea - May 11-15, May 18-22, May 26-29 - 9:00 - 3:00 each day, pull up to door A4 and call 507-379-3314

Owatonna - May 18-22, May 26-29, 9:00 - 3:00 each day, come to main entrance, no phone call needed

If you have any questions, please call 507-379-3314. We appreciate your patience!

If preferred, you may return your books by mail.

  • Packages must arrive to a campus bookstore by the due date (extended to May 29, 2020)
  • You must include your full name and student id number on a note inside the package so the book(s) can be properly returned to your account.
  • As always, books must be returned in good, gently used condition, - no water damage, no pages missing, binding intact, etc.
  • Send rental books with the above information to either of the following addresses –
Riverland Community College
Austin Campus Bookstore
1600 8th Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912
Riverland Community College
Albert Lea Campus Bookstore
2200 Riverland Drive
Albert Lea, MN 56007

We will update this information once campus buildings open to the public.



Riverland Community College, a member of the Minnesota State system, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Riverland Community College is accredited by the NCA Higher Learning Commission.

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