The English Philosophy building on the Texas Tech campus (Photo by Terry Presley)

Texas Tech University is a public university in Lubbock, Texas. The school has over 32,000 students currently enrolled. The school was established in 1923, and its athletic teams are known as the Red Raiders. In terms of textbooks, students who attend Texas Tech can find their books at a few different locations around the Lubbock area. Here is some information on those stores and what they offer:

Barnes & Noble at Texas Tech is the primary campus bookstore at Texas Tech University. The store is conveniently located right inside the Student Union Building in the center of campus. At this store, you can browse the large assortment of textbooks, general books, Red Raiders team apparel, technology items like software, and so much more. The great thing about the store is that it is directly connected with the university and its faculty. This ensures that students are buying the right books for their classes. There are also options to rent books and return them for full refunds during specified periods if you should happen to drop a class and no longer need the books for it.

Varsity Bookstore of Lubbock at 1305 University Avenue is an independently owned and operated off-campus bookstore that has served the Texas Tech community since 1934. Its goal has always been to keep students in mind first in terms of providing them with the most inexpensive prices on merchandise in town. Not only does the store have an inventory with loads of used textbooks, but you can also pick up just about any kind of Red Raiders gear to show your support for the school’s teams.

Double T Bookstore is a local bookstore in Lubbock located at 3204 Fourth Street. You can buy, sell, and rent textbooks from the store depending on your textbook situation. Since 1994, the store has provided some of the most reasonable prices on materials to help you achieve academic success. Additionally, you can pick up items to show your school spirit. Every item available in the store can also be ordered online and shipped to wherever you are when you need it.

Red & Black Bookstore is located at 2400 Glenna Goodacre Boulevard right near the Texas Tech campus. This store is also very student-oriented and has an online newsletter for students that includes coupons and special offers on textbooks as well as a variety of other items. This store publicizes all of its textbook prices online so you can compare to other stores.