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Textbook Information

Get answers to your textbook-related questions


Central Penn students use the HACC (Harrisburg Area Community College) online bookstore to order books.

You can choose to pickup books:

1) at HACC's physical bookstore

2) at the Central Penn Library (on the CPC campus)

3) have them shipped to your home


If you have questions about the ordering process or have HACC Bookstore account issues contact HACC directly.

For example,

  • Your student ID is coming back as invalid when you try to order in the online bookstore.
  • You do not see your class as an option on the website.
  • The book you want is not in stock.

Email or call 717-780-2509.


Any other textbook questions should be directed to Dr. Jared Rife (associate provost) or 717-728-2291.

HACC Bookstore Ordering

To Order items:

  1. Select the Central Penn College Term
  2. Select the Department (the letters of your course code)
  3. Select the Course and section for your class

HACC bookstore shop course materials

  1. Click the ADD COURSE TO LIST button to add the class to your course list
  2. Repeat these steps (1-4) until all of your courses have been added
  3. Click the GET YOUR BOOKS button to see a full list of all your books for each class
  4. Review your options. Click the + in the box of the option you'd like to purchase (the Qty changes from 0 to 1).

print option selected. + - buttons to add remove items

  1. Click the purchase button. You'll be directed into your Cart.
  2. Review your cart to verify that the materials you wanted are there. Click the Checkout button.
  3. Log in. If your first time, create an account.
  4. Select your shipping method. You can choose to pickup your items in the Central Penn library during week 1 of term. (An email will be sent when your books are available for pickup).
  5. Enter your billing information. Enter your Central Penn student ID if prompted. If someone other than you will be picking up your items in the library enter their name in the order comment box.
  6. You can pay with a credit card, or a HACC bookstore gift card, or use financial aid (check your Central Penn email to see if you have a textbook voucher). For voucher payment select Central Penn as your method of payment.
  7. Review your order.
  8. Place your order.
  9. Print your receipt or check the email that you used to create your bookstore account for a confirmation email.