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Located on the Brockton and Canton campuses, the bookstores are the place to go to get your textbooks and other materials important to your Massasoit experience.
Massasoit’s Online Bookstore at Barnes & Noble

Bookstore FAQ

Fall 2021

  • How can I buy textbooks and supplies?
    The Brockton Campus Bookstore is open.  All materials can be ordered online at the bookstore website:
  • What are the Brockton Bookstore’s hours?
    During the month of August, the bookstore will be open 9am to 4pm Monday through Thursday and Friday 9am to 1pm.

Our September hours are Monday through Thursday 9am to 5pm and Fridays 9am to 2pm.

For October, November, and December 1 – 10, the bookstore will be open 9am to 4pm Monday through Thursday and 9am to 1pm on Fridays.

From December 13 to December 23, we will be open 9am to 5pm for students to return their rented materials

  • What are the Canton Bookstore’s hours?
    The Canton bookstore will be open from 10am to 3pm on the following days: Sept 8, 9,13,14,15,16.  After this period, all textbooks will be available for purchase online or at the Brockton Campus bookstore.
  • Where do I purchase uniforms or art supplies?
    All course required materials will be in stock in the Brockton Bookstore.
  • I purchased an e-book but can’t access it. What do I do?
    Go to and enter your credentials from when you purchased your ebook from our site and your ebook will be available to you.
  • Can I rent a book without using my credit card?
    No, all rentals require a credit card on file in case you wish to later purchase the rental or to cover its replacement if lost.
  • Can I write or highlight in a rental book?
    Normal note taking and highlighting is allowed.  Please return the rental in a re-saleable condition.
  • How can I contact the bookstore?
    Please email  and we will get back to you as soon as possible or you may leave a voicemail at 508 588 9100 ext 1156.
  • Can I use financial aid online?
    From August 11 to September 24, financial aid is available to use for all eligible purchases.  Student financial aid can be used to purchase anything online except gift cards.  Third-party, VA or Mass Rehab, have their own defined limits on purchases. If unsure, please speak to your counselor.
  • How much is shipping?
    All orders of $75 and over will ship free; all other orders will cost $7.99 for ground shipping.  All orders go out using UPS Ground which takes 2 to 3 days within Massachusetts.
  • What if I need help finding my books after I have checked the website?
    Please email your course, course number, and section to and we will look it up for you.  (e.g. Math-101 sect w20).
  • Can I pick up my books on campus?
    Yes. Please order your items using the “pick up in-store” option.  Please wait for the second email that says your order is ready.  You will need to present a picture ID to pick up online orders.  Others can not pick up orders for you.  Online orders made for a pick up can not be changed to shipping.  Please note, Canton orders can not be selected for in store pickup but must be purchased in store or online.
  • Can I get a refund for a text book?
    All purchases can be returned for a full refund within the first 2 weeks of classes until September 17 by mailing them in or by bringing them into the bookstore. Please include your receipt/web invoice and a small note that has your name, phone number, or order number that we can use to look up your order.  Refunds can take up to seven days to process back to your credit card.  Access codes that have been activated cannot be refunded.  All e-book refunds must be handled through .
  • How can I get a refund on a book for a class I dropped?
    Full refunds can be given up to September 24 provided books are still in the same condition they were sold in and access codes were not redeemed once you have mailed it back to us with the receipt/ web invoice
  • Can I get a refund for a non book item?
    Purchased can be returned for a full refund up to 30 days of purchase with receipt/ web invoice, except for laptops which can only be exchanged if defective.
    Please contact the Financial Aid office for details.
  • Does the bookstore rent calculators?
    No.  Massasoit has a Calculator rental program through the library. Students must complete a rental form.
  • I am having trouble with my purchased laptop. What can I do?
    Within the first two weeks from purchase an exchange can be made if defective.  After that period please contact the manufacturer for their warranty coverage.