Online Bookstore

Online Bookstore

The John Jay Online Bookstore, powered by TextbookX, operates completely online and can be visited at Students visit the website to order online and have their textbooks shipped to their home or to campus while digital course material access is emailed.

Created in partnership with Akademos, Inc. and powered by TextbookX, the Online Bookstore simplifies the textbook process for students and professors while providing them with a variety of physical and digital textbook formats.

The Online Bookstore offers:

  • Quick ordering process – complete your entire order in 5 minutes

  • New, used, eBook, & rental textbook formats

  • An average savings of 60% off list price on Marketplace items

  • Price match guarantee on new books

  • Free shipping on retail orders over $49 (not including Marketplace)

  • Post and sell any textbook on the website's Marketplace – you name the price

  • On-Campus Delivery — Select "John Jay Online Bookstore" during checkout

  • NEW: branded school pride gear like clothing, hats, and more!

Visit the website and order online at
All courses, required materials, and pricing options are displayed in a personalized, easy-to-use page when you log in with your student account.

How to Order:
1. Log in with CUNY Login account to see your personalized page.

2. Select textbooks: the bookstore sells new, used, ebooks, rentals, and has a marketplace where students and third-party vendors sell books at discounted prices.

3. Check out and deliver: Students can deliver to their home or to campus

Order early to take advantage of the great savings opportunities and free delivery options!
Need Help? Contact the Bookstore's Customer Service team:

  • Track:  Check on the delivery status of your order
  • Returns:  Need to return a book? Begin the return process here
  • Sell Page: Learn how to post your textbooks for sale on the Marketplace 
  • FAQ: Other questions? Visit our FAQ page or check out our Help Videos


* If you select to ship your books to campus, you can pick up your order from central receiving at L2.66.00 in the New Building (near the Black Box Theater). Pick up hours are Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm and you must have your student ID to receive your books. If you would like someone else to pick up your books on your behalf, please email with their contact information.