An old view of the Furman University campus (Photo by Boston Public Library)

Furman University is a private institution of higher education located in Greenville, South Carolina. Originally established in 1826, Furman now enrolls about 3,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate degree programs in total. The school is situated on a suburban, 750-acre campus. It has 21 varsity athletic teams known as the Paladins. Furman students can choose from the following options when it comes time for them to order their textbooks for their upcoming courseload:

The Furman University Bookstore at 3300 Poinsett Highway is the official campus bookstore at the school. It’s open seven days a week, which is perfect for college students who are always on a busy schedule. The Furman University Bookstore has lots of options for students on how to acquire their course materials. You can buy your books new if you prefer starting fresh. You can buy them used and save up to 25% off. You can rent them and save up to 50% off. Finally, you can purchase digital e-textbooks and save up to 60% off. Since only certain books are available in these formats, be sure to weigh your options and pick the best one that suits your individual needs. This store doesn’t just sell textbooks, though. You can buy school supplies like backpacks, binders, folders, pens, and pencils. You can also buy graduation supplies, discounted computer hardware and software, Paladins team apparel, and so much more when you shop here. The store also partners with other local retailers to offer additional savings, so stop in to find out more about those offers. Most items for sale in the store are for sale on the store’s website and can be shipped directly to wherever you are.

Textbook Brokers at 489 South Pleasantburg Drive is a cool off-campus option for textbooks. Located close to the Furman campus, Textbook Brokers specializes in selling college textbooks at the best possible prices. The store has a rental program out there for all of the students who prefer to rent their course books. You can also sell back your used textbooks to the store to get them out of your closet and to get some extra spending money. To find out if your books are in stock, call 864-235-3353.

Finally, check out Books-A-Million at 2465 Laurens Road. Books-A-Million literally has over a million books in stock between each of the company’s stores along with its online inventory. Although you won’t find a huge selection of textbooks here, this store does carry a number of books commonly found on the reading lists of freshmen and sophomores at Furman University. If you can’t find what you need in the store, check out the website for a much larger selection.