The SUNY Empire State College Bookstore is available on the college's web site for students in all college locations. Books are stocked at the request of programs or at the request of individual instructors for study groups and tutorials.

To order books online, students need to know the following:

  • For undergraduate, School of Nursing, School for Graduate Studies – term, department, course number, section;

Links are available on the web page to help students find this information. Course materials orders must be placed on the website. Phone and fax orders are not accepted. Books are shipped via UPS directly to a home or business address. Domestic shipments take two to seven business days via UPS.

We are here to serve you; please let us know if you have comments, ideas or problems when using the bookstore’s web page by emailing The hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Online book orders
Book orders can be placed through the bookstore web page.

Bookstore phone number
800-847-3000, ext. 2365

Financial Aid and VESID orders
Shannon Austin, ext. 2376

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Question about pending order or problem with order received 
800-847-3000, ext. 2365