Buy your books online

Montgomery County Community College’s collaboration with Virtual Bookstore powered by eCampus provides Montco students with improved—convenience and cost-savings—when purchasing textbooks, course materials and various items.

Save time. It’s easy! With the Virtual Bookstore powered by eCampus, you can rent or purchase your items online through a streamlined process and have them delivered to the location of your choice. 

Both Centers now open the entire semester.

Central Campus in Blue Bell
Course Materials Service Center
Parkhouse Hall, First Floor
(on your right when you enter from the quad)

West Campus in Pottstown
Course Materials Service Center
South Hall, First Floor
(in the former bookstore)

Textbooks and course materials can only be purchased online and will no longer be available for purchase on campus.

Save money. Competitive pricing and eCampus’s price-match guarantee will help you save money on your textbooks and supplies. Two-day shipping is free! You can also earn rewards credits with the Textbook Rewards program.

Frequently asked questions

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Q: Why did Montco switch to a Virtual Bookstore?

A: Montco researched and found the Virtual Bookstore powered by eCampus to be a less expensive, more convenient and efficient way for you to order and pick up your textbooks and other course materials.

Q: What about uniforms or other required items?

A: Simple! Visit the Virtual Bookstore powered by eCampus, place your order and visit the Course Materials Service Center on campus to pick up your books—and yes, other items required for your courses. (Or have them delivered to your doorstep.) A vending machine with pens, pencils and other small items will be located on each campus for any last-minute necessities for class.

Q: How do I pay for my books and materials?

A: You may apply financial aid, scholarship funds or other credits to purchase your materials or you can use a credit or debit card. If you do not have a credit card, visit Enrollment Services to add funds to your Virtual Bookstore account using cash, money order or certified check.

Q: Is there a price match guarantee?

A: Yes, the Virtual Bookstore will price match a new or used book within 7 days of purchase from your virtual bookstore if you find a lower price! Some exclusions apply. Visit the Virtual Bookstore Price Match Guarantee page for additional information.

Q: Is there a fee for shipping and how long does it take?

A: Standard, 2-day shipping within Pennsylvania is free. Have books delivered to your home, office, another location or to campus. Plan ahead so you are never without the materials you need!

Q: When will the Course Materials Service Centers be open?

A: You can have your purchases shipped to campus to one of the service centers: The Center on Central Campus in Blue Bell is located in the Parkhouse Atrium. The Center on West Campus in Pottstown in South Hall. Both Centers will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm throughout the semester. 

Contact or MC3 Technical Help Desk or call 1-877-284-6744 x2760.