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Order Your Fall 2020 Textbooks Now

It’s time to order your textbooks through Stony Brook University’s official campus store provider at SBU Shop Red.

As we continue to monitor the global concerns regarding COVID-19, updates will be provided on the status of your book order and any possible delays. In order to have your books ready for the first day of classes, it is important that you place your order now at After you register for your classes, find all of your required course materials in SOLAR. Don’t wait to receive your syllabus after classes begin!

Why buy your textbooks through the campus stores?

  • The campus stores have worked with faculty to assure the correct course materials are available, so when you purchase your items, you can be 100% sure it is the exact item your professor requested for the class.
  • It is easy to find out which textbooks are required for your class. See quick guide below for detailed instructions.
  •, a convenient online experience, offers you more opportunities to save on the overall costs of new, used, digital and rental textbooks, course materials and supplies.

Here is a quick guide to order your course materials:

  • Log into SOLAR with your SBU ID and password. Once logged in, click “ Enrollment” under Student Records and Registration.
  • Click on “ My Class Schedule,” then pick a term. You can view your courses and then click “ View Textbook Summary.”
  • Once the link is clicked, the web page will redirect to a page displaying a list of all of your course materials. Select the title of the book you need by clicking on the “+” symbol next to it, which will then show purchase options for that specific book.
  • Choose new, used, digital or rental and add to your cart. If no materials are displayed, you can sign up for an email alert for when the item becomes available.
  • To complete your purchase, select the shopping cart at the top of the page.You can either ship your items to your home or residence hall.

This fall, Shop Red West will have limited in-store and/or curbside pickup hours for school supplies, masks and Seawolves apparel and merchandise. Follow us @sbushopred for more information. Get your Stony Brook gear online! Sign up to save 30% off one apparel, gift or supply item at