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Book Buyback Information

TEXTBOOK BUYBACK begins Monday, April 23rd.

ECU Dowdy Student Stores offers a book buyback service at the end of each semester, paying you top dollar for most used books.  Books may be bought back at other times of the school year as well. Because we get the faculty lists of course materials needed, we're able to offer a high price for certain books. Even if a book is not going to be used again at ECU, our used book wholesalers are seeking books for other schools. 

Books must be in saleable condition, ie, hand writing on pages is ok, but torn out pages is not.


Picture ID is required when selling back books. Please do not sell any RENTAL textbooks by mistake! Remember to check the return due date for any rental books you may have and return by the deadlines. 

If you have additional questions contact Dowdy Student Stores at 252.328.6731 or contact us online.

Prices are subject to change, please visit our store or remote locations if you have ANY questions.

Keep 'em on Campus for Other Pirates!    More Cash for Your Books at Dowdy


In-Store Buyback - Wright Building

Mon., Apr. 23 - Tues., Apr. 24:  8am - 6pm
Wed., Apr. 25: 8am - 5pm
Thurs., Apr. 26: 7:30am - 6pm
Fri., Apr. 27:  7:30am - 5pm
Sat., Apr. 28:  11am - 3pm
Mon., Apr. 30 - Thurs., May 3:  7:30am - 6pm
Fri., May 4:  8am - 5pm

Dowdy Trailer Buy Back - College Hill Dr. Large Parking Lot 

Thurs., Apr. 26 - Fri., Apr. 27:  9am - 4pm
Mon., Apr. 30 - Thurs., May 3:  9am - 4pm

Owned & operated by East Carolina University, our profits are returned to scholarships and campus programs. When you shop with Dowdy Students Stores, you are helping to support ECU students.