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Textbooks currently available are for Fall Semester

Financial Aid

Bookstore Charge accounts have closed for Fall Semester 2021.

Third-Party Aid accounts (such as DORS or JTP) are still available in the payment method selection menu of our checkout page.

Please contact the Financial Aid Office at (847)543-2062 with questions about
your current payment options or the College's balance payment schedule.

Thank You for using CLC's new

This payment option will return in future semesters.

• We sincerely appreciate your patience during the implementation of our new service.
• Just keep up with your payments as scheduled!

Please contact the Welcome and One Stop Center at (847)543-2085 for any questions or issues regarding your payment plan.


Monday, August 9 - Friday, September 24: Financial Aid Bookstore Charge accounts and Payment Plan accounts can be used.

Friday, September 3: Last day to return Fall books purchased for non-late-starting courses.
• Books purchased between August 30 & October 8 have 5 business days for return.
• Books bought for dropped classes may be returned until September 24, providing they still meet all other return qualifications.
• No refunds on Fall books purchased between Mid-Terms & Finals (October 11th - December 17th.)

Wednesday, November 24: All CLC Campus Stores close at 4:30pm.

Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26: All CLC Campuses closed for Thanksgiving federal holiday.

Friday, December 17: Fall Rentals are due! Fall Semester ends.

Online Order Pick Up During Regular Hours:

Mask up and visit your selected CLC LancerZone location!

(All indoor CLC facilities require masks in compliance with Illinois state-ordered COVID mitigation.)

GRAYSLAKE Main Campus: 19351 W Washington St, Grayslake
Pick-up inside LancerZone campus store (room B131.)

Mon-Thurs 7:45am-7:30pm
Fri 7:45am-4:30pm

Please allow one additional business day after completion of your order for delivery to the following in-store pick up locations:

LAKESHORE Campus : 33 N Genessee St, Waukegan (parking garage available off Sheridan Rd)
Pick-up inside LancerZone campus store

Mon-Thurs 7:45am-7:30pm
Fri 7:45am-4:30pm

SOUTHLAKE Campus : 1120 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills
Pick-up inside LancerZone campus store (room V134)
Mon-Thurs 8am-7:30pm
Fri 8am-1:30pm

Online Order Returns

Refunds can be performed at any LancerZone location. See our Return Policy for details!

How to return a RENTED book

* All rented books should have a barcode rental sticker on the back that says 'DO NOT REMOVE.'

If your book does not have that rental sticker: click here to find out if your book is on our Buyback List.

If your book does have a rental sticker, proceed with the following instructions to return it:

  • Write your name, student ID#, & contact info on an index card or piece of paper, place that in your rental &
    then give your book back according to any of the following options:

  • Return your book in person at any Lancerzone campus store during regular hours of operation.
  • Drop your book in the Library Drop Box at the GRAYSLAKE Campus (located on Sun Pivot Circle at the Main Entrance by bus stop)
  • Ship your book to: College of Lake County ATTN BOOKSTORE 19351 W Washington Grayslake IL 60030 (student is responsible for shipping charges)

All LancerZone Bookstore staff members adhere to CLC's masking
guidelines when on campus and expect that you will do the same.
We respect your health. Please respect CLC's health, too!