Barnes & Noble operates the Bookstore for UNC Charlotte, a partnership built on a commitment to textbook value that offers the best local selection of textbooks and supplies, plus:

  • Official 49er Spirit Store with the largest selection of 49er apparel, gear and logoed merchandise available anywhere!
  • Trade book section of general interest titles
  • Gifts, cards and convenience items
  • Software and computer accessories

Commitment to value

  • 100% PRICE MATCH to Amazon, and local booksellers for the same, in-stock book. Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte will price match textbooks at the time of purchase, every day! For any orders placed early, price match guarantee honored through the first week of class.
  • Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte has one of the lowest margins in the nation on new textbooks. Margins are the percentage bookstores add to the publishers’ wholesale price to cover shipping, stocking, etc. Lower margins mean lower textbook prices.
  • Biggest selection of used books, sold at 75% of the new book price.
  • Rental and e-Book options! Barnes & Noble has made these popular choices available to UNC Charlotte.
  • Knowledgeable staff, all closely familiar with UNC Charlotte faculty and class requirements, who will make sure you get the right materials for each course.

No-worry textbook returns

100% refund for textbooks with a receipt up to one week from the first day of classes; with a receipt and drop slip until up to 30 days from the first day of classes.

When returning Niner Course Pack materials, you will receive an email reminding you to return your materials if you drop a class. Materials must be returned by the posted return deadline. If you drop a class and enroll in a different class, you will receive an email reminding you to confirm your course materials for the newly added course and to return the material(s) for the course you dropped. The bookstore will exchange the required textbooks and/or access codes.

Support the bookstore, support UNC Charlotte

As the official campus bookstore, Barnes & Noble:

  • funds scholarships;
  • helps build and maintain new facilities like Popp Martin Student Union and sports complexes;
  • supports programs like NSO, Homecoming, 49er Athletics and more;
  • and provides on-campus employment to over 100 students a year.