A ULM football game vs. Texas (Photo by I'll Never Grow Up)

The University of Louisiana at Monroe, also known as ULM, is a public research university in Monroe, Louisiana. ULM was founded in 1931 and currently enrolls over 8,000 students in a variety of academic programs. Maroon and gold are the official school colors. The school’s athletic teams are called the Warhawks. When it comes to textbooks, ULM students have several options even though the university is fairly small. Here are the best stores to look for books:

The ULM Bookstore is the main retailer for textbooks and college gear on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus. It is located at 4020 Northeast Drive. New, used, and rental textbooks can be purchased here. The store also buys back lots of textbooks and pays reasonable rates for them. All you have to do is bring your class list to the store or enter your class info online and you will get a complete list of every required and recommended book for each of your classes. In addition, you can reserve textbooks to ensure you get them in time. This is a smart way to avoid the mad rush at the start of each semester. Other items available here include Warhawks apparel, such as hats, shirts, ties, and car accessories, study aids, discounted technology items, and dorm supplies. When you shop at the ULM Bookstore, you are guaranteed to get the stuff you need to be successful in your education.

Warhawk Books at 3900 Desiard Street in downtown Monroe is one of the better off-campus solutions for textbooks. Warhawk Books has fantastic prices on new and used textbooks for both ULM students and those attending Delta Community College. Lots of books are also available for rent. The store offers some other beneficial services for students. These services include 24-hour shipping for online orders and free reservations on books. You can e-mail your book list to the store, and a representative will call you with the prices of the books. The store will reserve the books for you if you decide to get them.

Textbook Rentals of Monroe is another great option for cheap textbooks. This store is at 4008 Desiard Street. They specialize in renting textbooks, and this is really the best way to go if you want to save money, get your books, and then get them off your hands when the semester ends. The store serves ULM and other local colleges. Call 318-343-5394 to find out if your books are available.