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OTC Buyback

At the OTC Bookstore, we buy back textbooks year round!

Have books from last semester?  Submit a quote request or stop by to see if we are buying them!

Please have your student or state-issued ID ready before BuyBack.

Book totals of $10 or more will receive a check via mail. No cash will be dispensed at time of BuyBack.


minimum $10

How to Find an ISBN (PDF)

Acceptable Book Conditions (PDF)


Eligible Items:

  • Hardbound Books
  • Paperback Books
  • Some Looseleaf Edition Books


Ineligible Items:

  • AutoAccess Additional Print Copies
  • Required Supplies
  • Items that do not meet acceptable conditions
  • Items not included in original quote
    • NOTE: Customer is responsible for the return shipping of all ineligible items.

I got a BuyBack email from the Bookstore!

Great! That means we are actively looking to purchase the books back from you. Please respond directly to the email with your mailing address and the books you want to sell back for the quickest response and best price to you.

When will I get a response to my quote?

We process quotes every weekday as quickly and accurately as possible. We will email you as soon as we have your quote ready and provide next steps.

Please refrain from sending emails about your quote - we will reach out to you as soon as we can.

When is the best time to sell back?

We buy books year-round based on national fair market value. The last two weeks of the fall and spring semester and the last week of the summer semester provide the best money for your books. This is our peak period where we buy for both our store and the national market.