At present time textbooks are available for purchase as follows:

  • New
  • Used
  • Digital
  • Rental of new, used and digital

Note: Not every textbook is available in every format.

In store textbook and supplies can be purchased using cash, check or by credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa). If paying by check you must present the following:

  • Proof of enrollment
  • Class schedule with the correct Southwest Student ID number
  • Valid driver's license

Textbooks can be purchased at the bookstores on the Macon Cove or Union Avenue campuses or through our Follett website.

Rental Return

Students who rented textbooks are reminded to check them into the bookstore by the pre-determined date, to avoid late charges.

Cash for Books

Buyback starts at the beginning of the semester and ends about a week later. It doesn't matter where you purchased the books, the bookstore will pay you CASH for your books. Although we buy books everyday, the official buyback period is at the beginning of finals.

Union Avenue and Macon Cove Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

Bookstore Links

Contact Information

Macon Cove Campus
Farris Building, Room 1114
Phone: 901-333-4227
Fax: 901-333-4751
Manager: Monica Smith

Union Avenue Campus
C Building, Room 205
Phone: 901-333-5452
Fax: 901-333-5455
Manager: Danielle Brown