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The Bates College Store will be closed Dec 24 through January 4th and no shipments will be sent out during that time.  Shipping will resume on January 5th, 2015.  Happy holidays!

Textbook Return Policy

How to return a textbook

The last day to return Fall 2014 books without a drop slip is Friday,  Sept. 5,  2014.

After Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 you must return your books within one week of dropping the course and have a drop slip from the Registrar's Office.

Books must be in the same condition as when purchased. New books must be unmarked and in good condition. Plastic wrapped books must be returned in their original wrap. If a book contains software, the seal must not be broken. All returns must be accompanied by a cash register receipt and credit card draft copy (if applicable).

Books purchased used may be returned in the same condition for a full refund in compliance with the above guidelines.

Defective books will be replaced at no charge and should be returned at once.

9:00 am to 4:30 pm