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Please note that the current on-campus bookstores will remain open until May 2014. Students who register for Summer and Fall 2014 courses should purchase materials through the NEW CCC Online Bookstore. The new bookstore will be completely online. For your convenience, ordering terminals will be located at each college.                             

​​The NEW CCC Online Bookstore

​You asked for more affordable course materials, and we listened. The goal of our partnership with Akademos/Textbookx is to deliver course materials to you at a reasonable price and in a timely manner.           

When you log in with your CCC username and password, you will see a list of the courses you are registered for and the books you will need for those courses. You can choose from new, used, rental, and eBook options to find the best format and price for you, and pay using your financial aid book voucher.  You can also shop the Marketplace, a platform similar to​ other major online stores.                                                                           

Click the button below to go to the CCC Online Bookstore. Log in with your CCC username and password.  

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When buying your books online, remember:
1. Log in with your username and password. Your courses and required materials will be listed for you.
2. SHOP EARLY! Get the best selection and pricing and allow for delivery time.
3. Your books may come in separate shipments.

Purchasing Your Books for Summer and Fall 2014
The bookstore sells one term of books at a time.  You will be able to purchase your books for Summer and Fall 2014 beginning on the dates listed below.

     ​Purchase Your Books       
(Using Credit or Debit)
​Purchase Your Books
(Using Cash or Financial Aid Book Voucher*)
Summer 2014​ ​April 7 ​May 14 - June 21 
Fall 2014 ​July 14 ​​August 4 - September 27
* City Colleges of Chicago conducts system maintenance from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Your book voucher will not be available during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Book Vouchers

Iyou have a book voucher, it will be automatically added to your account during the dates listed above.  Be sure that you are logged in with your CCC username and password to use your book voucher.  Also, please remember that you must authorize your book voucher before you are able to purchase your books. Learn more here​

If your voucher does not cover the full cost of the order, you will need to enter a credit/debit card for the remaining balance. 
 If you do not have a debit or credit card, you will be able to add value to your financial aid voucher at the Business Office.

Paying with Cash

If you do not have a debit or credit card, you are still able to purchase your books at the CCC Online Bookstore. Simply add money to your account with cash at the Business Office. This option will be available during the same time frame that students will be able to use financial aid book vouchers to purchase books (please see the table above).                            

Need help with the book ordering process?

How to Order Your Books   

Student FAQ   

Faculty FAQ​   

Contact Textbookx Customer Service:

Call: (800) 887-6459


On-Campus Bookstores 
(Open until May 2014)

The current bookstore at Harold Washington College is Beck’s Book Store, Inc., a family owned and operated textbook enterprise that services higher learning communities throughout the greater Chicagoland area.  Becks Book Store, Inc. services the following City Colleges of Chicago locations:  Harold Washington College and Truman College.

Beck's Book Stores, Inc. provide:                       

•new and used books
•textbook rental
•digital textbooks
•educational supplies
•apparel and other gift items. 

​Beck’s Books Campus Book Store Locations:

Harry S. Truman College
4520 N. Broadway
Chicago, Il. 60640
PH:  (773) 784-7963
Harold Washington College
30 E. Lake Street
Chicago IL 60601    
PH: (312) 553.5600


Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:  9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday:  Closed ​​




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PH:  (773) 784-7963
Truman College
4520 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
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CCC Online Bookstore Resources for Students            

CCC Online Bookstore Resources for Faculty         

CCC Online Bookstore           
Faculty FAQ           

TextbookX Customer Service

Call: (800) 887-6459​