Cookeville, TN, home of Tennessee Tech University (Photo by Leslie V.)

Tennessee Tech University is a large public university in Cookeville, Tennessee, roughly 70 miles east of Nashville. The school first opened its doors in 1915. It currently has an annual enrollment of about 12,000 students, most of whom are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs. Tennessee Tech’s athletic teams are known as the Golden Eagles. Students who attend the school have a few options on where to get their textbooks and academic materials. These are the best places to shop for books:

The University Bookstore is the main on-campus bookstore at Tennessee Tech. It’s located at 1000 North Dixie Avenue. This bookstore is fully stocked with all of the required and recommended materials that students need to succeed in their classes. To find out which books you need, simply enter your course information on the store’s website or bring in a class schedule to the bookstore. When you shop here, you can purchase new books, used books for up to 25% off, rentals for up to 50% off, and digital e-textbooks for savings of up to 60% off. Consider your options before making a purchase so that you can get the best deal possible and save the most money at the same time. The bookstore sells other items like graduation supplies, school supplies, Golden Eagles gear and clothing, and general books. Are you in the market for a new computer? Buy it here and save big with a student educational discount. HP is just one brand of technology items for sale here.

Student Book and Supply is an excellent choice for textbooks if you are looking for a place that is off-campus and away from some of the hustle-and-bustle of a university environment. Situated close to the Tennessee Tech campus at 644 North Walnut Avenue, this store is open Monday through Friday and has lots of college necessities at low prices. Whether you want to buy, rent, or sell back your textbooks to recoup some of the money you spent on them, this store is for you. Tons of used books at inexpensive prices are available here. There is a cool rental program as well with more options on books than at other stores. Most items can be purchased through the store’s website and shipped directly to you. This store also serves Nashville State Community College students. Be sure to register for the store’s free e-mail newsletter that includes special offers and discounts on all kinds of merchandise.

Books-A-Million has a location in the heart of Cookeville at 401 West Jackson Street, #290. Books-A-Million has quality products and great customer service. Although this particular store does not specialize in selling college textbooks, you will find plenty of them here and online. Stop in and have a copy of your textbook list in-hand to see if your books are in stock. If not, be sure to look on their website because there are a ton of textbooks available there. If you want to save a trip, call the store at 931-528-2500 for more information on which textbooks they have in stock.