Nacogdoches, TX, home of Stephen F. Austin State University (Photo by Jim Bowen)

Stephen F. Austin State University is a large public university based in Nacogdoches, Texas. The school was originally established in 1921. Today about 13,000 students attend the university each academic year. The athletic teams at the school, also known as SFA for short, are called the Lumberjacks. When it comes to textbooks, students who attend Stephen F. Austin State University can choose from the following choices on where to purchase or rent their course materials:

The Stephen F. Austin University Bookstore, located at 1936 North Street. is the on-campus textbook provider of the university’s students and faculty.  Open Monday through Friday, the bookstore is fully stocked with all of the required and recommended course materials that students need to be successful in their academic coursework. Among the options available are new books, used books that can save you up to 25% off, rentals that can save you up to 50% off, and e-textbooks that are available at up to 60% off what you’d normally pay for a new textbook. Buying used, renting, and going digital are obviously the best ways you can save money when shopping here. The store carries other items like discounted technology merchandise, school supplies like backpacks and folders, alumni items, and graduation supplies if you’re getting set to graduate soon. You can order online just about everything that is for sale in the actual store. The bookstore partners with other local retailers to offer even more discounts to student shoppers.

An awesome off-campus textbook outlet in downtown Nacogdoches is Jack Backers College Bookstore. Jack Backers is an independently owned bookstore that is the only textbook shop in the area operated by SFA alumni. Jack Backers offers a full line of textbooks at very inexpensive prices. Rentals are an option in some cases, too. Jack Backers is committed to offering the best buyback prices on used books as well. Plus you can pick up tons of apparel, diploma frames, school supplies, and other merchandise here. Jack Backers is located at 2301 North Street and is open seven days a week with extended hours at peak times at the beginning of each semester.

Varsity Bookstore is another great place to shop for textbooks. Varsity Bookstore is at 315 East College Street in downtown Nacogdoches and is close to the SFA campus. At Varsity Bookstore, you will find textbooks for sale at reasonable prices. Open Monday through Friday, Varsity Bookstore also sells many of its items online. In addition to books, school supplies, Lumberjacks team gear, and so much more are also available. Be sure to sign up for the store’s e-mail newsletter to receive updates on specials and discounts that will make your wallet happy.