Book Store Vendor

Mercy College contracts with Follet to handle the sale of textbooks and supplemental course packets used in courses taught at the College.  The store sells both new and used textbooks online and at the retail location on Mercy College's campus.

The store also purchases used textbooks from students at the end of each semester through a book buy-back program.  Contact the store for more information.

Location and Operating Hours

Students can purchase textbooks on campus in Brennan Hall, Room 137. The bookstore will have regular operating hours at the beginning of each term, but will adjust hours after the term is underway to reflect student purchasing patterns and business needs. As a result, starting October 1, 2016 and continuing through mid-December 2016, the bookstore offers the following order and delivery options.  Operating hours for the spring term will be identified in early December.

Textbook Order Options:

  1. Call the Mercy Bookstore at (515) 274-3403 to place an order on the phone.
  2. Go online to to place an order

Textbook Delivery Options:

  1. Select In-store Pick-up.  Place order by 4:00pm (Monday –Friday) and have it available for pick-up from Missy Chapman at the Sullivan Center reception desk.  If the book is in stock, it will be available after noon the next business day.
  2. Select direct shipping.  Your order will be shipped to your residence for a fee.  Standard shipping is $7.50.  Other fees may apply and rates are subject to change.