Welcome to the Empire State College Bookstore.

We are here to serve all the college's students.

What's Here

Books are stocked at the request of programs (Center for Distance Learning, School for Graduate Studies, etc.) or individual mentors for study groups and tutorials.

Find Your Books

Links on the ordering page provide all the information you need to find the correct books.
  • Books are ordered by campus/term, department, course number and section.
  • Independent-study books use the mentor's last name for the department and the stock number for the course.
  • A list of CDL courses is available sorted numerically or alphabetically. Both contain the department information.
  • There is a link to mentors who have asked us to stock books for their students.
  • Books can be ordered online or by mail, fax or telephone. 


  • Books are usually shipped within two business days from when your order is received.
  • Books are shipped via UPS directly to your home or business.
  • Domestic shipments take two to seven days via UPS.

For bookstore contact telephone numbers click here.

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.