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The Bookstore is TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mid-Semester 8-Week Session – April 20
The Bookstore website is open  for students to order textbooks. Textbooks will be shipped free of charge. Please let your students know.

Spring 2020 Textbook Rental Returns
Book ReturnThe El Camino College Bookstore has installed a Textbook Rental Return box on the southeast side of Lot C parking structure (between the stairway and the turnaround loop at Lemoli and Manhattan Beach; See image to the right). Information has been sent to the student’s email address on what outstanding textbooks they have with the bookstore for the Spring 2020 semester. A follow-up email will be sent informing the students that the box is ready to accept returns.

Faculty and Staff: If your students have not received an email from the bookstore in regards to their outstanding Spring 2020 rental textbooks please have them send an email to

Textbook Buyback
Textbook Buyback will be performed online for students wishing to sell back textbooks that were purchased (not rented books). We will announce the process for buyback by May 18th via an email to the ECC community and we will post the process on the Bookstore website.

Summer School 2020
Summer Textbook information is available now on our online Bookstore. Ordering will begin June 1. We will communicate if in-store pick up will be available as we become aware of that possibility.

Students may contact the Bookstore by email at if they have any questions.

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The Bookstore is owned and operated by the El Camino Community College District. Its primary purpose is to provide, at the lowest possible cost, required textbooks and essential supplies to the El Camino College community. All net proceeds are used to support the Auxiliary Service Fund and site improvements on campus.

Online Bookstore

The El Camino College Bookstore is now open 24/7. We can ship your books to your home or you can pick them up in the store. We are always open! Enter the Online Bookstore


The Bookstore is located on the north side of campus, in the bookstore building, near the intersection of Manhattan Beach Blvd. and Lemoli Ave. (View Campus Map).