Why rent your textbooks?

HUGE Savings

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Free shipping both ways

Easy returns

Top-notch customer support

Need them longer?

Extend your
rental period
or buy your
books at
any time

...and never pay more than the book's list price.

The WesternU Bookstore is Open!

Your Western University bookstore is officially open, so you can start renting your books today! Use the Search bar (above) to search for your course books! Have a great semester!

Our 5-Star Satisfaction Guarantee

We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.

  1. You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked. Your store's in-store return policy applies to all books rented in the store. Check your store for details.
  2. Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
  3. You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
  4. You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
  5. If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.

As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.

* Free shipping excludes HI, AK and PR.

Semester Guarantee

Order now and we’ll cover you through the end of the semester!

We're automatically extending 125-day rental orders to

May 21, 2012*. It's our way of giving those of you who plan ahead a special "Thank You."

For all your procrastinators, the Semester Guarantee program lasts through January 11, 2012, so get going!

*It can take up to 24 hours for the extension to appear in your account.
**BookRenter reserves the right to terminate this promotion at any time.

Our Fast Shipping Both Ways

With Standard Shipping for the continental U.S., you'll receive your order in 3-7 business days.

Need it faster? Our shipping page details our Express & Express Plus options.

Shipping for rental returns is free. Simply print your prepaid shipping label available from the returns page under My Account. For more information see the How to Return page.

Bonus Time Calendar


  • Normally, new semester rental orders are exactly 125 days.
  • With “Bonus Time” you can order early and get a FREE extension until 5/19*.
  • It’s our little way of rewarding you early renters for planning ahead.
  • But do hurry. The “Bonus Time” offer runs out on 1/8 (11PM PST).

Returning your books is easy and FREE.

1. Print, 2. Pack, 3. Return
  1. Login to print your pre-paid return shipping label and packing slip.
  2. We recommend keeping the box you received when your order arrived, but you can return your books in any box.
  3. We offer several easy return options — ship via UPS, USPS, or drop off at a local retail store.