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Textbooks for next year

Canadian School Book Exchange (CSBE) will again supply textbooks to UCC students in Form 6 to IB2 for the 2015-2016 academic year through a customized bookstore website. Those new to UCC should carefully review the ordering information in this article.

The online bookstore will be open here as of Tuesday, June 16. Identify your son’s name and grade and you’ll be able to move through a list of the textbooks required for the courses your son has selected or is required to take.

You’ll have the option of purchasing new or used (if available) textbooks. CSBE refurbishes used textbooks as necessary, so many are in excellent condition.

Please only order the textbooks you require.

There’s no longer an early order discount, but CSBE has lowered the price of textbooks across the board by five per cent and will keep these lower prices throughout the school year.

You’ll receive an email notification when your books are being shipped and you’ll have the ability to view any previous orders you’ve placed online. If you choose to purchase only new textbooks and your complete order is in stock, CSBE will ship your order immediately. Orders that include used texts or back-ordered books will be shipped in mid-August.

It’s very important that you include a delivery address where someone will be available during business hours to sign for your shipment. Please consider using a business address rather than your home address for delivery, where appropriate. Books ordered for returning boarding students may be shipped to the Upper School for pick-up during the first week of school.

Please note that new boarding students will have their textbooks ordered by the Admission department.

While creating your order, you’ll also choose a password so you may enter the website at a later date to edit your order. Using this password, you may add or delete textbooks, check your order and delivery status, and view courier information.

Payment can be made by VISA, MasterCard or Interac Online.

Your credit card information continues to be protected by Network Solutions’ secure site encryption and identity verification technology.

For assistance in using the website or to answer any questions, you may email inetsales@csbe.net or phone 905-828-7200 if you don’t have access to the Internet.

Special Information: Upper School English textbooks
Upper School English classes will have a common first text available for order immediately. Once class sections are confirmed in July, additional English texts will be added to the CSBE order site. CSBE will send you an email notification as to when the additional English texts are available for online ordering.

Other Information
A stock of UCC books will be carried by CSBE throughout the academic year and may be ordered at any time. CSBE can easily handle book returns if a student changes a course, but the books must be unmarked and in pristine condition to receive a full refund. There will be no restocking fee on books returned before Oct. 15.

It’s important for you to place your order as early as possible to help ensure that your son has the textbooks he needs to start the school year. Ordering early gives you the best selection of used books.

For assistance, please contact CSBE directly (using the contact information noted above) or, alternatively, the Upper School sports shops at extension 4500.

Yours truly,
Julia L. Kinnear
Academic Dean