The Bookstore at PJC
Published or Revised January 24, 2023
Paris Junior College has a Bookstore on the Paris campus and at the PJC-Greenville Center.
The prime objective of the Bookstore is to provide full service for the entire Paris Junior College community. In addition to carrying required textbooks, the Bookstore carries an assortment of imprinted items, a complete stock of paper, scantrons, pens and supplies, as well as drinks and snacks. Clothing and apparel such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, and hats are available, as are gifts, decals, fan gear and other assorted items.
In Paris, the Bookstore’s regular business hours are from 8:00 am until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday. Call this location at 903-782-0344. During the summer semester, business hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday. The Bookstore is open extended hours during the beginning of each semester.
At the PJC - Greenville Center Bookstore, regular hours during the fall and spring semesters are 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, with extended hours during the beginning of each semester. Summer hours are 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
Personal charge accounts for the students are not permitted at the Bookstore; however, personal checks are accepted with a Student ID and a drivers license. American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover are also accepted. Books and merchandise may also be purchased online from the Bookstore’s website at parisjcshop.com.
There is a full refund on all books if classes are dropped by the twelfth class day (fall or spring semester) and the fourth class day (summer session) or if the class does not make. Drop slips and cash register receipts are required to receive a full refund. There will be no refund for software or books that have been removed from their plastic wrapping or access codes have been activated. For all other refunds, check the date at the bottom of your receipt.
Most textbooks may be rented at a lower price and must be brought back at the end of the semester that they were used. Textbooks rentals are for one semester only. A credit or debit card must be presented as a guarantee. Your card will not be charged unless you fail to return the books, in which case you will be charged the remaining difference of the list price of the books, and the books are now yours. You may not write in your books unless it is with pencil, and highlight only with yellow highlighter. Rental returns will not be accepted if the book is damaged and you will be charged the difference.
During book buy back period at the end of each semester, books being used for the next semester will be purchased at one half of the original selling price unless the bookstore is overstocked or if the book is damaged. Lab manuals with work pages and loose leaf textbooks are exempt from buy back. Books may be brought back at any time of the year to be sold at wholesale value as selected by wholesale book dealers. The buy back period is also available at the Greenville location.