Your Pioneer Passport Student I.D. Card is REQUIRED for book pickup.

Books for the Fall 2015 session can be picked up beinning Wednesday, August 26.  Classes begin on Wednesday, September 2.  For the Textbook Center’s extended hours during the first week of classes, see the “Hours” link on this page.

NOTE: Student I.D. cards for freshmen will be distributed by Housing when checking into the dorms.  New transfer students and commuters can pick up their I.D.’s at the Pioneer Passport Office in the Markee Pioneer Student Center.


Current rental fee: $6.46 per credit (1-11 credits); $77.50 maximum (12 to 18 credits)

For students enrolled in the Collaborative Engineering Program, please see the Textbook Info links on this page.

Textbook rental is not available for the Distance Education Program, the Continuing Education Program, the Adult Education Program (AE), the Cross-Categorized Special Education Licensure Program (CC), the Educational Administration Certification Program (EA), the English Language Learning Teacher Licensure Program (ELL), the Reading Specialist/Reading Teacher Programs (RE), and the Study Abroad Program.  For textbook information on Distance Education and Adult Education courses see the Textbook Info links on this page.


The BookNook (discounted books) is located in the Textbook Center. It is open year-round, except during peak times of book pickup and book return and while inventory is in progress. Discontinued books are sold at drastically reduced prices.



Address:   029 Doudna Hall
                 1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818
Tel:           608.342.1265
Fax:           608.342.1189
E-mail:      textbookctr@uwplatt.edu