Ladd-Peebles Stadium, home of the South Alabama Jaguars football team (Photo by Andrea Wright)

The University of South Alabama is a large public research institution of higher education in Mobile, Alabama. Also known as USA, the school colors are fittingly red, white, and blue. The school was originally established in 1964. It currently enrolls over 15,000 students and employs about 1,000 administrative staff members. The school’s athletic teams are known as the Jaguars. When it comes to textbooks, South Alabama students can choose from a few different places on where to buy them. Here are the best bookstores to check out for textbooks:

The USA Bookstore is the official textbook outlet for University of South Alabama students and faculty. Housed in the heart of campus, this bookstore has a full slate of options for students on how to acquire their books. If you prefer the more traditional methods, you can either purchase your books new or used. If you’re looking for something different and for ways to save money, you can rent a number of books and get digital textbooks. These options are much cheaper. Along with textbooks, the store offers a variety of technology items, including discounted Toshiba laptops as well as popular software titles at reduced rates. School supplies, graduation items, and Jaguars game-day gear are just a few of the other items in the large inventory at this bookstore.

Campus Bookstore is a fantastic option for buying textbooks off-campus in Mobile. This store is conveniently located near the USA campus at 6109 Old Shell Road. A knowledgeable staff member here will assist you with your textbook needs. If you have a special order, the bookstore will be able to accommodate you. New and used textbooks are for sale here at very reasonable prices. There is also a selection of textbooks for rent, so inquire about those if you’re interested and your books are available for rent. Campus Bookstore also sells school supplies and some other items that all college students could use to be successful in their classes.

Anders Bookstoreat 6133 Old Shell Road is just a short drive down the street from the center of the South Alabama campus. Serving the Mobile community since 1950, this bookstore is packed with textbooks and school supplies of all kinds. You will save money on practically everything you purchase here. In addition to new and used college textbooks, the store offers a rental program that includes a huge selection of textbooks for rent. By renting, you can save up to half off the regular list price of a new textbook. If you are an art student, you will fall in love with this store because of its great selection of art supplies and materials to create masterpieces. If you’re looking for a leisure book, you should be able to find that as well.