Galveston College Bookstore announces modified operating procedures for fall 2020

The Galveston College Bookstore has announced modified operating procedures for the fall 2020 semester.

Appointments Required
Appointments will be required for admission into the bookstore. Between Aug. 12 and Sept. 4, students should call the bookstore at (409) 944-1260 to make an appointment prior to coming to campus.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, bookstore occupancy will be limited to five students. Setting an appointment will help with the processing of students’ purchases, returns and buybacks.

Three Convenient Options
The Galveston College Bookstore is currently offering three options for students to order books and supplies:

  • Curbside pickup
  • In-store pickup
  • Online shipping

Curbside Pickup
Curbside pickup will be by appointment only and is located at the bookstore’s 41st Street/Jack Johnson Boulevard entrance, as well as three marked spaces in the Moody Hall parking lot. Students should call (409) 944-1260 to arrange a time for pick up.

In-store Pickup
In-store pickups will be by appointment only. Call (409) 944-1260 for an appointment.

Online Shipping
Online shopping is available at Shipping charges will be applied to all online orders. Financial aid students require a pre-approval letter before charging their accounts.

Financial Aid Bookstore Charges
Students who are paying with financial aid (grants, loans and scholarships) should contact the Financial Aid Office first at to determine eligibility. Financial Aid bookstore charges begin Aug. 17 and end Sept. 16. Financial Aid book voucher requests can be made via email. The request must come from a student’s Whitecaps email and must include the student ID number.

Students will order item(s) as usual through the website. In the notes section of the checkout screen, students should state one of the above delivery options and “financial aid” as a payment type before they finalize their transaction.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the bookstore at (409) 944-1260.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Thursday, Aug. 17-20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 24-25, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Moonlight Madness Wednesday, Aug. 26, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 31-Thursday, Sept. 3, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 4, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schedule an appointment by calling (409) 944-1259 or (409) 944-1260.

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