The Eddie Robinson Museum in Grambling, LA (Photo by Clotee Allochuku)

Grambling State University is an historically black institution of higher education on a rural campus in Grambling, Louisiana. Established in 1901, the university today has a student population of about 5,000. Grambling State University’s athletic teams are known as the Tigers and compete in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The official school colors at GSU are black and gold. When it comes to textbooks, Grambling State students know how important it is to shop around for their books in order to secure the best prices on them. GSU students have the following options for textbooks:

The Grambling State University Bookstore is the main on-campus textbook outlet at Grambling State University. Conveniently situated in the center of the GSU campus, this store is fully stocked with the items and materials students must have to be successful academically at the university. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., this bookstore carries new textbooks, used textbooks, books for rent, and digital books. By purchasing used books, you can save 25% off. Rentals offer savings of up to 50% off, while the e-textbooks can save you up to 60% off. There are plenty of other items here as well. You can pick up Tigers apparel and gear, computer supplies at discounted educational prices, and graduation items. There’s a special section of Russell brand apparel, too. When you shop here, you’ll be guaranteed to be getting the right course materials and correct versions of the textbooks you need. Pre-ordering and online ordering are options. Plus you can sell your books back to the store for a decent buyback price, and full refunds on textbooks are available if you return them prior to the school’s add/drop deadline for classes.

Textbook Corner is a nice off-campus option. Located in nearby Ruston at 1102 Cooktown Road, Suite A, this store is only a short 5-minute drive from the GSU campus. At Textbook Corner, you will find textbooks at some of the cheapest prices in town. The store buys back used textbooks all year long, which is something other bookstores don’t always offer. Call Textbook Corner at 318-255-855 to see if your textbooks are in stock.

Textbook Rentals of Ruston is another off-campus textbook outlet that is also located in Ruston. This store is close to the GSU campus as well, even though it’s technically in another town. As its name suggests, Textbook Rentals specializes in renting out textbooks to students. The beauty of renting your books is that you can enjoy huge savings. It also means you’ll have them for as long as you need them, and then you’ll be able to return them once the semester has ended. To learn more about what Textbook Rentals has in stock, call 318-255-5090.