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


Bookstore Hours

Monday to Thursday 9:15 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bookstore is CLOSED on Monday, January 17th for Martin Luther King Jr Holiday


We encourage all students/visitors to contact us by phone or email.


When visiting in-person:

  • Face coverings are required at all times
  • Please be respectful of posted capacity – maximum 5 persons
  • Please maintain 6 feet of social distance


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


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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 2022:

ADMJ 112 Intro to Criminology
ANTH 120L Physical Anthropology Lab
BUS 104 Managerial Accounting
BUS 106 Principles of Economics/Macro
BUS 115 Business Law
BUS 116 Human Relations in Business
BUS 118 Personal Finance
ENVR 142 Intro to Environmental Science
HES 100/ HLTH 100 Principles of Healthful Living
PSY 102 Introductory Psychology with Kathleen King
SWHS 110 Intro Social Work & Human Svcs
SWHS 120 Fldwk/Prtcm Soc Wk & Hmn Svcs


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 2022 Booklist


Textbook Return Policy


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

1. You present your cash register receipt.

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

3. Spring 2022 books are returned by Wednesday, February 9th, 2022.

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

Next Used Textbook Buyback In-Person: May 16-20, 2022

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!


Instructor Textbook Orders Info

Instructors please view this website for tips, deadlines and previous booklists:



Rayen Lowry, Bookstore Manager, Ext. 271


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