Wallace Books+ FAQ’s - Wallace Community College

Wallace Books+ FAQ’s

Our Wallace Books+ program gives you affordable access to all of your course materials –

All by the first day of class!!

  • Receive all your course materials before the first day of class
  • Save 35-50% on the cost of course materials each term
  • Benefit from a highly personalized concierge service



Upon registering for courses in selected programs, you will be automatically enrolled into the Wallace Books+ program. Once you’ve successfully selected your courses, the bookstore will start preparing your order.


Starting 30 days before the first day of classes, you will receive an email to verify your order and select your fulfillment preference.

You can also click here to verify your order.


An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pickup or when it ships. Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Blackboard.


How much will Wallace Book+ cost me this semester?

To calculate your total semester cost, type in or select the number of credit hours you are registered for.

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-Wallace Books+ FAQ’s-

Wallace Books+ is a course material model that lowers the cost of materials for students and ensures students have access to all of their required course materials on or before the first day of class. Through this new program, physical books will be conveniently packaged and provided to students on a rental basis, and digital materials will be delivered directly within Blackboard. At the end of the term, students will receive email reminders to return their physical course materials to the bookstore.

  • Register for your classes and the bookstore will start preparing your course materials
  • One month before classes start, you will receive an email instructing you to select your delivery preference (in-store pickup or shipped directly to you)
  • An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pickup or when it ships
  • Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Blackboard

The program provides all required textbooks, lab manuals, access codes and digital textbook versions to eligible students.

The program does not include consumables that cannot be returned and reused such as lab goggles, cosmetology kits, allied health or nursing kits.

All eligible students will be automatically enrolled in the Wallace Books+ program.

Google Chrome is the preferred and recommended browser for First Day® Complete. We understand that students have had success using Apple Safari. However, we have documented challenges for students using Microsoft Edge.

While it is NOT recommended, students have the option to opt-out of this program. Opting out means you will not receive access to your required course materials in a convenient package at a discounted rate. Students who opt-out will need to obtain their required textbooks, lab manuals, access codes, digital materials, and any other supplies. Required materials can be viewed on the bookstore website.

The first day you can begin to opt-out is July 24, 2023 and the last day is September 6, 2023.

Please Note: Students are automatically enrolled in the program each semester, so students wishing to opt out of the program will need to do so each semester.

After opting out, you will receive emails from Barnes and Noble College prompting you to opt back in. If you determine you want to opt back into the program, you will need to follow the link in these emails. Please note you must make your final selection prior to the last date to Opt-out.

The deadline to return all rental textbooks is the last day of finals. Students will receive email reminders about the rental deadline to their email address.

Yes, the program provides you with the option to purchase textbooks at a reduced rate during the return period.

Yes, you will still be required to return continuation course textbooks. You will be issued the same title for the next semester of the continuation course.

Students will receive emails and phone calls from the bookstore to remind them to verify their order.

You may return the book to the bookstore on the same terms and timelines currently in place. If you drop a class and enroll in a different class, the bookstore will “swap” the required textbooks/codes so that you have what you need.