Back to school resources

From textbooks and course materials, to art supplies and more, The Maverick Store is your one-stop for everything you need to hit the books. Check out our back to school resources below for more info on how to prepare for your next semester.

Course Materials

All fall course materials go on sale both in-store and online on August 1, 2022 . Students will need to be registered for classes and have a copy of their fall class schedule in order to purchase materials.


To order textbooks online complete the steps on this page.

View info about eBooks

Learn about Direct Digital

Info for Faculty

How can students save money?

Purchase USED materials at 25% off retail pricing. Choose to RENT materials at 40% off retail pricing (You must be logged in to view rentals online).

Rentals will be due back to the store by December 16, 2022.

More info about rentals

Pick-up options

Save time and money by selecting our convenient in-store pick-up option or have books shipped to the address of your choice. Items ordered online will be available for pick-up in store beginning August 10, 2021.

Just outside our main doors, our convenient walk-up pick-up begins August 20, 2021. Walk-up pick-up will be open daily through August 27, 2021 from 8am-4pm.

MavCharge Program

MavCharge allows students to easily purchase the materials they need. For a limited time at the beginning of each semester, students may charge $75 per credit hour up to $900. For Fall '21, MavCharge will run August 2 - October 29, 2021. The program is applicable toward any item the Maverick Store sells including course materials, technology, soft goods and gift items.


We offer an extensive selection of supplies to support student success including binders, paper, pens, pencils, notebooks, calendars, planners and laptops by Dell. Check our class specific offerings for classes like theater, culinary arts, geology, and labs like general chemistry and biology. Art students may also source custom papers, clay and other specific art materials through the Maverick Store.

Gear for Every Mav

We are also your convenient source for custom CMU apparel from Under Armour, Nike, League and Champion! We offer gear to support the Maverick lifestyle including Hydro Flask hydration bottles, hammocks by Grand Trunk, as well as decorative items like frames and decor. Visit to shop online or for a list of our extended hours during rush and other store information or call the store at 970.248.1422.

Interested in textbook buyback? 

Learn more about Textbook Buyback or check out this virtual option here!