The North Carolina A&T campus in the early 1920s (Photo by State Library of North Carolina)

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, more commonly known as North Carolina A&T, is a public university located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Founded in 1891, the school is an historically black university with a current annual enrollment of just over 10,000 students. The majority of the school’s students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The athletic teams are called the Aggies, and mascot is Bulldog. North Carolina A&T students have a few places to choose from when purchasing their course textbooks. These bookstores are the best places to look at for books:

The University Bookstore is the official campus textbook provider for North Carolina A&T students and professors. Housed inside Brown Hall at 1601 East Market Street, this store is fully stocked with all of the textbooks and course materials students need to succeed in their classes. When you shop here, you know you are getting the right materials since the store works directly with the university to ensure students get the correct versions of their textbooks. You can either buy or rent your textbooks at reasonable prices. Plus you can sell back any used textbooks that you’ve had stuffed away in your closet. Clean it out and get some money for your old stuff! In addition to textbooks, you will find a nice variety of computer hardware and software items at discounted prices for students. Brands include HP, Dell, and Apple. There is plenty of Aggies gear to go around as well for you to show off your school spirit both on campus and in the community. The store hosts numerous events throughout the year and offers various specials and discounts to help out students who are on tight budgets.

Edward McKay Used Books & More at 1607 Battleground Avenue in downtown Greensboro is an interesting bookstore – and more! This store has all kinds of merchandise, including lots of new and used college textbooks. Because there are several colleges in the Greensboro area, you will find a wide range of books if you’re an A&T student or go to another school in the area. Along with books, there are tons of electronics, video games, DVD’s, CD’s, and more. Most of the items for sale are at reduced prices. This is a one-stop-shop for almost anything you could need as a student. The store is open seven days a week.

Barnes & Noble has a location in Greensboro at 3102 Northline Avenue, not far from the A&T campus. This store is always stocked with books, and the selection includes numerous academic titles as well as books frequently used in literature and English classes. Plus you can buy the Nook e-reader here to enjoy reading your e-textbooks wherever you are. The B&N website has plenty of textbooks as well at decent prices.