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Textbooks and Course Materials

Laurier strives to offer you choice when purchasing your course materials. We offer new, used and rental textbooks, as well as access codes. We also offer online ordering via our website – just go to You have the convenience of having your orders ship directly to you, or you can pick them up in person - just choose pick up as your delivery method when checking out your cart.

Textbooks & Course Materials

Textbooks and course materials are available exclusively online and are not be available in store.  

General merchandise including clothing, gifts, supplies and tech items will still be available at the Hawk Shop (formerly the bookstore). Visit the Hawk Shop's website for up-to-date store hours.

How to Get Your Books

  • Visit textbook search.
  • To view books for your courses, select your course using the course selector tool.
  • Order your books online and ship to your address or select the convenient in-store pick up option.

Access Your Course Readings on Reserve

All assigned course readings put on Library reserve by your instructor will be available online. To find your course readings, see the Library’s Help with course readings and exams on reserve page.

Money on Your Mind?

There are a lot of things to consider when you calculate how much your Laurier degree will cost. That is why Laurier has been exploring new ways to improve access to learning materials, reduce costs of content and enhance your academic achievement.

Compare our Prices with Amazon

Let us do the work for you! Our new "compare" tool integrates with your custom booklist to provide a book-by-book pricing comparison with Amazon in real time. You can save valuable time searching for the best price for your course materials and make your buying decision directly from our website.

Digital Textbook Access

Through Digital Textbook Access, you will receive the required learning materials for your course in a digital, rather than print, format on the first day of class at a significant cost savings.

Rent Your Textbooks

When you rent a textbook, you pay a portion of the book's price, use it for your course, and return it at the end of the term. Although not all textbooks are available to rent, there is a large selection that can save you up to 40% of the full price.

*Some exclusions may apply.