There are two easy & convenient options to return your textbooks at the end of term:
Return textbook rentals in-person to Shop Red West.
When returning your rentals directly to us, you will avoid the rental return label
shipping fees. Remember your mask and please follow in store guidelines as we keep
For a nominal fee you can easily return rental textbooks by mail.To purchase and print your rental return UPS label, please visit
http://sbushopred.com. You will need your Order ID and email address. On the Rental Return form, enter
the address from where the books would be shipped. Print the UPS Shipping Label and
affix it to the box.
Very important: You will be charged 75% of the new book price, plus a 7.5% non-return
processing fee, for any rental not received in the campus bookstore in-person or by
mail within 5 days of the return due date.
WE’LL KEEP YOU ON TRACK
Rental reminder emails will be sent leading up to your rental due date. Log into our
My College Bookstore app & access the Activity Feed to see due date reminders on your
mobile device. New users receive 20% off at the campus bookstore! Get the My College
Bookstore app at
appbnc.com, in the App Store, on Google Play or use the QR Code below to download.
Finals week is the best time to get the most cash back, so sell early!
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Frequently Asked Questions
There is no physical bookstore on Stony Brook University’s campus. Our new virtual
bookstore is through Barnes & Noble College at
sbushopred.com. If you are looking for official Stony Brook licensed apparel and merchandise or
graduation gowns, please contact Shop Red West at (631) 632-6550 or visit
Shop Red West is located in the Melville Library.View map and directions
Shipping & Pickup
If you select store pickup when placing your order online at
sbushopred.com, you will not be charged any shipping fees.
You will receive an email confirmation when you first place your order and then a
second email when your order is ready for pickup.
After placing your order, you will receive an email confirmation. When your order
ships, you will receive a tracking number via a second email. Please continue to check
for updates on when your package will arrive via the tracking number provider for
Returns can be made at Shop Red West. Please bring the original packing slip.
Submitting Course Materials Requisitions
Attn. Faculty: Students will be registering for Students will be registering for Summer
I, II and Fall 2021 classes shortly. It is imperative that you submit your course
material requisitions no later than Friday April 16, 2021.
Please keep in mind that the later you submit your order, the more difficult it will
be for our course material provider, Barnes & Noble College, to source and secure
your course materials in time for the start of the semester. Timely submission helps
the bookstore determine the value of the books being used in the next semester. This
will guide them as to the value of the books, and offer the students more at buy back
time. Students will save money if more used books are available. If you will be teaching
a course during the upcoming semester(s) and require books or supplies for your class(es),
please remember to submit your order as soon as possible.
Shop Red has launched the new Adoptions Insight Portal (AIP), to assist faculty and
staff with easily managing and submitting course materials each term. AIP was developed
by Barnes & Noble College to solve challenges faced by faculty in the areas of discovering,
selecting, and monitoring course material adoptions. With 24/7 customer service and
personalized course lists, AIP offers a streamlined experience for faculty. Users
received an email with additional information. Preview the Adoptions & Insights Portal