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August 11, 2021


Welcome to the fall semester  


It's time to start thinking about the start of the fall semester. As we continue to focus on heath and safety, we have made some adjustments on how to receive your course materials for the fall 2021 semester:



Student are encouraged to order all materials on our websiteThis is being put into place to ensure safe ordering and delivery or both students and staff. We can ship your materials to you (for free through September 10th), or you can pick them up at any Madison College campus. Fall books are ready to order! 

Through September 3rd - In-store services will be available at Truax by appointment only. If you would like to make an in-store appointment, please email the Bookstore at [email protected].edu

Through September 10th 

  • -Free shipping on all orders placed on the bookstore website.  We recommend you order early to ensure your course materials arrive for the start of the semester 

  • -Free pickup is available on orders placed on the bookstore websiteYou will receive an email when your order is ready. That email will include a link to a pickup information page. You can select the pickup location for more information on pickup at that location.  


Note that the Truax Curbside Pickup moved and will be at Straubel Street (Look for 3100 Straubel St. Madison, WI in Maps/GPS). Students will not need to enter the Truax building. 


Semester Store Hours- 

Beginning September 7th, The Truax Bookstore will be open for walk-in services and order pick up. 

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm 

  • Friday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm 


**These hours will remain through the fall 2021 semester.  


Summer Textbook Rental Returns-

Through August 20th Summer rental textbooks return period. Return your books by August 20th to avoid a fee.

Through August 27th - A late fee of $20 per book will be placed on your student account if they are returned by August 27th. You can return them at any of our Textbook Drop Boxes or return them to us via mail. 


Textbooks Return Drop Boxes are located:

Truax Campusin the circle drive in front of the school 
Commercial Ave. at the front entrance 
Fort Atkinson at the front entrance  
Goodman South at the front entrance 
Portage at the front entrance 
Reedsburg at the front entrance 
Watertown at the front entrance 


After August 27th - If rental books are not returned by August 27th, your student account will be charged with the full replacement cost of the book, and they will no longer be accepted for a return.   


It is our goal to process orders as quickly as possible for students. We appreciate your understanding and hope you excel this fall semester! As always, please contact us via e-mail at [email protected] or by phone 608-246-6016 with any questions or concerns that may come up



April 27, 2021


End of spring semester reminders and summer semester updates  


As the semester starts to come to a close, we would like to update you on our plans for the end of the Spring semester and information for the beginning of the Summer semester.

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January 21, 2021

Classes started this week, so we wanted to share some updates in case you have not ordered books yet. 

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Madison College Bookstore Website Redesign
July 20, 2020

The Madison College Bookstore and Textbook Rental teams are excited to roll out the redesign of our website. The redesign has been in the works for some time, and we are grateful that we can launch a more accessible site during the pandemic.   

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