SI Bookstore

Textbook Purchases - Fall 2016


Printed Textbooks (Fall 2016)

Pickup & Pay Service (Available Starting August 8)

USED BOOKS: Used/Clearance books are NON-RETURNABLE. You may choose to remove them from your order when you pick it up.


IMPORTANT:  Pickup & Pay will be the only way to purchase textbooks on-campus in advance for Fall 2016. We will not have a retail area for browsing for books during the summer. (PE uniforms will be available even if you do not buy books from us.) 

Use SI’s Pickup & Pay Service for Just $6 Per Order. (One Student Per Order) 

Easily select your books by course to have them bundled and ready for express pickup at the SI Bookstore.

Pay when you pickup your books (not online). We accept cash/check/FreedomPay/Mastercard/Visa (NOT AmEx or Discover).

Pickup and Pay has closed for the year. You may purchase books over-the-counter in the SI Bookstore beginning Friday, August 26. Returns and exchanges can be made beginning Monday, August 29. See below for Return Policy.


E-Books (Fall 2016)

E-Books for courses using them instead of printed textbooks are sold at the SI Online Bookstore (operated by MBS Direct).--This is NOT the Pickup & Pay service used to order printed textbooks.

Your transaction for the purchase of E-Books will be with MBS Direct. The SI Bookstore is not involved. If you have any technical or ordering questions, contact Customer Service at MBS Direct at 1-800-325-3252.

Click here to order E-Books


Paberback Fiction and Vocabulary Books for English Classes (Fall 2016)

The link below is to a comparison shopping site (operated by FBS-now), organized by course and teacher, to assist you in selecting a vendor. Your transaction will be with the vendor you select. The SI Bookstore is not involved. If you have any technical or ordering questions, you must contact the vendor you select directly.

Click here to order English paperbacks


SI Bookstore Summer Hours 2016

(Only for picking up orders placed online at our Pickup & Pay website. There will be no browsing or purchases outside of Pickup & Pay until August 29.)

  • Weds, Aug 17: 11 AM - 5 PM
  • Thurs, Aug 18: 10 AM - 2 PM
  • Mon, Aug 22: 11 AM - 3 PM
  • Tues, Aug 23: 3 PM - 6 PM
  • Weds, Aug 24: NOON - 4 PM
  • Thurs, Aug 25: 10 AM - 3 PM
  • Extended hours (before school, after school, and during lunch) will be available Aug 26 - Sept 1. Regular hours resume the following week.

Textbook Buyback - Spring 2016

Weds, June 1 (9:45 AM - 1:30 PM) & Thurs, June 2 (9:45 AM - 1:30 PM) 
(The last two days of Final Exams)

These are the only times buyback will be offered.


Our vendor will buy books for use at their other schools as well as here at SI, so feel free to bring any and all textbooks that you have.

(Workbooks that have been written in are not eligible for buyback.)

The decision regarding whether a given book will be bought is up to the vendor.

IMPORTANT: Quantities bought will be limited, so plan to come early on Weds, Jun 1 if you wish to maximize your chances of your books being accepted.

For complete details, click here for the Buyback Flyer.

SI Bookstore Regular Hours

Note that during regular hours, books are not sold during lunch periods. Hours are subject to change on days with special schedules.

  • Monday: 7:45 - 8:15
  • Tuesday: 7:45 - 8:15 and 2:35 - 3:05
  • Wednesday: 7:45 - 8:15
  • Thursday: 7:45 - 8:15 and 2:35 - 3:05
  • Friday: CLOSED

We accept cash/check/FreedomPay/Mastercard/Visa (NOT AmEx or Discover).

Return Policy 


Used/Clearance books are non-returnable.

Returns of new items purchased in the on-campus SI Bookstore may be made by the deadline above. You must have the itemized cash register receipt, and the books must be in the condition they were in when sold--new books may not have anything written in them, sealed items must still be sealed, etc. Calculators, software, and access codes are not returnable if the package has been opened. This includes textbooks sealed with codes in the package, which are not returnable if the outer wrapping has been opened. All refunds for purchases made by check or credit card, or cash refunds greater than $100, will be issued via a school check which will be mailed to you.

For more information on the SI Bookstore, please contact Mr. Mike Ugawa.

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