Lowest Price Textbooks - Guaranteed!

We continually work hard to offer fair prices for textbooks. To show our commitment, we guarantee if you find any textbook cheaper in Ames, the Iowa State University Book Store will match the price PLUS give you 25% of the difference!


  • Textbooks must be purchased during the specified time period set by the University Book Store (see store signs for details).
  • A valid Book Store cash register receipt and the book must accompany all price guarantee requests.
  • Price guarantee does not include coursepacks or rental textbooks.
  • Limit one refund guarantee per customer, per title.
  • Guarantee applies to same title, ISBN, author, edition and condition (new or used)
  • Guarantee applies to regular posted retail price and does not include coupons, online textbook sellers, or incidental sources such as flea markets, garage sales, and inter-student exchanges.
  • Textbooks must be for current semester and immediately available at bookstores in Ames, IA.
  • All efforts will be made to verify the competitor's price as quickly and effectively as possible. Allow 72 hours for verification of refund amount.