Campus Textbook and Supplies Resources

Textbook and Course Materials Subsidy Resources available specifically for UO students

This subsidy supports students at the University of Oregon with the purchase of textbooks and other academic materials that are required for the current academic term. This funding is offered on a first-come, first-served basis starting on the first day of each academic term. The application remains open until funds are exhausted or for the first three weeks of each academic term, whichever comes first. Applications will be reviewed by the Basic Needs Program and updates will be communicated via email.

The following link to the Spring 2024 Textbook and Course Materials Subsidy application will be activated on the morning of Monday, April 1.

UO-only resource

UO Libraries Free and Affordable Materials Guide Resources available specifically for UO students

Before you purchase a textbook, see if UO Libraries has a copy first! Check out this guide to learn more about how to find print or e-book copies of your assigned textbooks at UO Libraries, as well as open educational resources.

Location: 1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR
Phone: 541-346-3053
UO-only resource

Sell Your Books Through the Duck Store Resources available specifically for UO students

The Duck Store has partnered with MBS Textbook Exchange, the nation’s largest textbook wholesaler, to offer you the best prices for your used books. Shipping is free, and a shipping label will be sent to your email once your quote is finalized. This program offers in-person buyback two or three times per year.

Location: 895 E 13th Ave., Eugene, OR
Phone: 541-255-0700
UO-only resource

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Resources available specifically for UO students

For students meeting eligibility criteria, TRiO SSS offers dedicated academic advising, academic support, grants, and scholarships reserved for SSS participants. 

Location: Oregon Hall, Suite 101
Phone: 541-346-3221
UO-only resource

Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence Resource Pond / Lending Library Resources available specifically for UO students

The Resource Pond helps offset academic expenses by offering textbooks on loan. Visit the website for more information and for other textbook resources.  

Location: Tykeson Hall, Room 401
Phone: 541-346-3479
UO-only resource

Women’s Center Book Aid, Library, and Textbook Tips Resources available specifically for UO students

The Women’s Center offers a book aid program in which they purchase books for students to use for their courses during the current term, which are then returned and placed into their Resource Library for other students to check out in the future. 

Location: EMU, Room 012
Phone: 541-346-4095
UO-only resource

ROSE Room Resources available specifically for UO students

The ROSE (Reusable Office Supplies Exchange) Room is a free store for students and staff; come by for school supplies and office items. Refer to website for hours.

Location: Prince Lucien Campbell Hall, Room 182
Email: sscreusables@uoregon.edu
UO-only resource

Other Resources

Eugene Public Library 

Library cards are free to all City of Eugene residents or property owners. The Eugene Public Library has free Wi-Fi and allows you to print for 10 cents per side for black and white; 50 cents per side for color. 

Location: 100 W 10th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 541-682-5450
Community resource

Resources to Buy, Rent, or Sell Textbooks

Disclaimer: The UO has no relationship with the businesses listed below, but they are provided as additional resources for students to explore.

Search for Free Online Versions of Textbooks