The FRC Bookstore is located to the right of the main administrative building. It also houses a full-service Post Office and mailboxes for students. Besides textbooks, you can purchase online access codes, school supplies, snacks, drinks, clothing, gifts, and more.

Spring 2020 Bookstore Post Office


Bookstore Contact

Bookstore & Post Office Manager: Rayen Lowry

Email:   rlowry@frc.edu

Phone:   530-283-0202 ext 271

Fax:   530-283-9609

Hours:   Campus & Bookstore are Open

Monday to Thursday 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Friday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

No appointment needed. First come, first serve.


Notice: FRC Bookstore will close at 1:00pm on Wednesday, November 25th. FRC Bookstore will be closed the rest of the week on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving holiday.


How To Buy Books

Credit card payments (VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) can be processed over the phone 530-283-0202 ext 271. Books, school supplies, clothing and FRC Merchandise can be mailed, or prepared for pickup. Financial aid vouchers also accepted.

Online access codes (Cengage Unlimited, Health, Pearson math codes, McGraw Hill Connect, Wiley, eScienceLabs, etc) can be paid over the phone and emailed directly to students.


Shop for E-books


Support your local bookstore! 10% of all sales on this Vital Source website go to FRC Bookstore.

Your digital textbooks, all in one place.

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Bookshelf App

Once you purchase e-books at our Vital Source Website, then download them onto any device with the Bookshelf App.



Cengage Unlimited

You may save $ if enrolled in more than one of these classes for Spring 2021:

ANTH 120L Physical Anthropology Lab
ART 174 World Art Since 1500
BUS 104 Managerial Accounting
BUS 106 Principles of Economics/ Macro
BUS 115 Business Law
BUS 116 Human Relations in Business
ENVR 142 Intro to Environmental Science
GEOL 104 Historical Geology
HES 100/ HLTH 100 Principles of Healthful Living
HES 170/ HLTH 170 Intro Nutrition
HES 194 Principles of Physical Ed
PSY 102 Introductory Psychology with Kathleen King


Purchase Cengage Unlimited for a flat-fee of $119.99 on this website:



Financial Assistance Programs for Books

Here are some of the programs available on-campus to help with the costs of books, online access codes and school supplies:


Spring 2021 Booklist


Textbook Return Policy


A full refund may be given on new or used fall books if…

1. You present your cash register receipt.

2. You present your schedule showing the class has been dropped.

3. Spring books are returned by February 10th, 2021.

4. Books are returned in same purchase condition.

Check purchases subject to 3 week waiting period.

Card purchases will be refunded to your credit card only.


Used Textbook Buyback In-Person

Still have book from Spring Semester? The Makeup Used Textbook Buyback will be in-person at FRC Bookstore on:

Monday Nov 16th to Wednesday Nov 25th, 2020


Then, you will have one more chance bring in your books for CA$H:

Wednesday Jan 6th to Friday Jan 15th, 2021


Remember to mark your calendar for our buyback event! Also, we will have another in-person buyback during January 6-15, 2021. If you are not returning for Spring Semester, then please contact me by phone or email to arrange selling your books at the end of Fall Semester.

FRC Bookstore can pay up to 50% of the purchase price, no matter where you bought your books! No guarantees of the buy back of any book at any time. Bring all CD’s, DVD’s and supplemental materials purchased with your textbooks. No original receipt needed. Highlighting and writing in books OK. No water damaged books.


Virtual Textbook Buyback

Get paid for your textbooks by selling them back online. The shipping is covered, so there’s no cost to you.

All you have to do is search for the book(s) you want to sell back, print a prepaid label and ship back your book(s).

During checkout please select the institution: “Feather River College.”


Get started here:



Post Office Boxes

Post Office Boxes are now available on campus!

Rayen Lowry, Bookstore Manager, Ext. 271