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General Raider Shop Information

Return Policy

Refunds will only be accepted if the customer has the original receipt for the merchandise. New, used and rental text books (except non-returnable Custom Published Materials) may be returned for a full refund with a receipt during the designated return date posted. The last day to return books is approximately eight days after classes begin. The exact date to return textbooks will be posted both in and outside the Raider Shop and at the bottom of the sales receipt received at the time of purchase. All books purchased after the posted date are FINAL. Refunds on all other merchandise will be given for up to four weeks from the date of purchase. Refunds will be issued the same way of purchase.

Check Cashing

MSOE Students are able to cash personal checks in the Raider Shop for up to $60.00 with a valid student ID. In addition, students can get cash back up to $60.00 on any purchase using a debit card.

Method of Payment

The Raider Shop accepts cash, VISA, Master Card, Discover Card, American Express, and checks with a valid student ID or valid driver’s license. Also, money can be designated for the Raider Shop and put directly on your Raider Card to be used for future purchases. In addition, all registered students have the opportunity to charge textbook and school supply purchases directly onto their MSOE Student Account.

Book Buyback

Students have an opportunity to sell their books back during finals week. Dates and times will be posted in the store and on the BUYBACK page on our website. Also, an email will be sent to all students with the details. If you would like to know more about buy back please click HERE if you were interested in details how to sell your textbook online.

More Than Just Books

There is a variety of products and services available at the Raider Shop. Customers are able to purchase a large variety of school supplies, backpacks, selected academic software, electronics, clothing, gifts, novelties, cards, balloons, bus tickets and passes, discounted movie tickets, and health and beauty aids. We can place special orders for almost any items that we do not have in stock. Please click HERE to view a sample of some MSOE merchandise.


The Raider Shop has several options available to provide textbooks for students. Depending on availability for individual classes, students have the option to purchase new, used, e-books or rent textbooks approximately 30 days before a term starts and 30 days after the term starts. Textbook information for each course is provided on our website at Click on the Textbook Tab. You will need your class schedule with the course number. For additional textbook information, click HERE to view our Textbook Guide.

Textbook Purchases

In the Raider Shop:

Textbooks are arranged on the shelves in alphabetical order by course code, which is the same way it is listed on a student schedule. Each tag provides the textbook information including the new and used price. Please note that used textbooks may not be available for brand new editions. If an e-book or rental option is available for a course, it will be indicated on the course shelf tag, which will also include the price of the rental or e-book. To view a sample shelf tag please click HERE.


MSOE students can simplify the process of getting your books Students can reserve or purchase their textbooks online at and click on the Textbook Tab. For a listing of when textbooks are available for each term, check our Important Dates & Info page of our Textbook Guide. Click HERE to view our Textbook Guide.

RESERVATION: Students have the opportunity to reserve their textbooks online and pick up those texts in the Raider Shop the next time the student is on campus. There are no fees for this service. If you wish to reserve your textbooks, select pay at store and pick up at store. Any reservation not picked up by Wednesday of the first week of classes will be returned to the sales floor.


Textbook Rental

In the Raider Shop:

Several courses have a textbook rental option, but not all courses have a rental option available in the Raider Shop. If a textbook rental option is available for a course, it will indicate on the shelf tag that a rental option is available along with the cost of the rental. A credit card is needed to secure a textbook rental, but the rental cost can be paid by other methods accepted by the Raider Shop. The rental agreement is on the Raider Shop receipt with the rental return due date and replacement cost and fees. Rented textbooks have the same return policy as purchased textbooks. The rental fee will be refunded within the posted return date.


Any courses that have a rental option in the Raider Shop will all be available in the TEXTBOOK section on our website. In addition, there are additional textbook rentals available for a rental option if students would prefer to rent a textbook. Click on the Rent your Textbooks and Save slide on the right hand side of our home page of our website at Students set up an account and the rented textbook is shipped directly to the student, but are returned by the determined due date to the Raider Shop.


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