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Book Buyback Information

ECU Dowdy Student Stores offers a book buyback service at the end of each semester, paying you top dollar for most used books.  Books may be bought back at other times of the school year as well.


Picture ID is required when selling back books. Please do not sell any RENTAL textbooks by mistake! Remember to check the return due date for any rental books you may have and return by the deadlines.

Distance Education Students will find information about Book Buyback here.

If you have additional questions contact Dowdy Student Stores at 252.328.6731 or contact us online.

Prices are subject to change, please visit our store or remote location for more information.

FALL 2016 BOOK BUYBACK HOURS & LOCATIONS  Book Buyback Scratch Off Cards

In-Store Buyback - Wright Building

Dec. 5th - 7:30am - 6pm
Dec 6th - 7:30am - 5pm
Dec 7th - 7:30 am - 6pm
Dec 9th - 7:30am - 5pm
Dec 10th -  11am - 3pm
Dec 12th - 14th - 7:30 am - 6pm

Dowdy Trailer Buy Back - College Hill Dr. Large Parking Lot & West End

Dec 8th - 9th -  9am - 4pm
Dec 12th - 14th -  9am - 4pm


GET A SCRATCH-OFF PRIZE CARD WHEN YOU SELL BACK YOUR BOOKS at our Wright Building Store or one of Dowdy's trailers! You could win a TV with PS4 Gaming System... an adidas apparel prize package valued over $200... an ECU T-shirt... or a valuable coupon.  Open to ECU students only. Limited to first 500 students to sell back books. Offers expire 12/16/16. Winner responsible for picking up prize. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. ECU 1Card required to redeem prize cards.


Keep 'em on Campus for Other Pirates!     More Cash for Your Books at Dowdy

Owned & operated by East Carolina University, our profits are returned to scholarships and campus programs. When you shop with Dowdy Students Stores, you are helping to support ECU students.