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Huskie Books and Gear
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Due to COVID-19 concerns, Huskie Books and Gear has moved to online-only operations. Place your online order today!
Accommodation has been made to return rented books by mail if store location is closed or renter is away from campus. Owned books can also be sold back online. See detailed information. Via our Huskie Books and Gear partner, Follett Higher Education, NIU students can access FREE eBook, courseware and shipping programs, as well as deadline extensions, during this time of non-face-to-face learning. This includes free return shipping labels. Visit the campus store website for all programs and more information
NIU faculty can find free access to Lumen Learning OER Courseware to help supplement content and additional resources.
Why should you choose Huskie Books and Gear for all your needs? We offer traditional new and used print books and course materials, the nation's largest course materials rental program, eBooks and much more. We also offer the latest in Huskie merchandise, including branded apparel, technology, gifts and convenience items.
Your Spiritwear Headquarters
Visit Huskie Books and Gear for spirit wear and gifts in the Gallery Lounge on the main floor of the Holmes Student Center (HSC). While the lower level of HSC undergoes renovation, textbooks and course materials are available exclusively online at NIUHuskieshop.com.
Huskie Books and Gear will open a brand new, state-of-the-art store on the lower level of the HSC featuring new product lines and services in fall 2019. Learn more about the Holmes Student Center's $20 million overhaul that will amplify the building's role as an important hub of student life on campus.
Follett Higher Education – an established, nationally recognized leader in the college textbook industry - manages Huskie Books and Gear in the Holmes Student Center located in the heart of NIU's DeKalb campus.