Textbooks & Rentals
- Step 1 Search
- Step 2 Buy or Rent
- Step 3 Receive
- Step 4* Return
Step 1: Search
CengageBrain offers you thousands of products, which will help you succeed in your courses.
- The best way to search for your textbook or course materials is by ISBN.
- You can also search by book title or author.
- Or you can browse our catalog of products organized by subject.
Step 2: Buy or Rent
With CengageBrain.com, you'll enjoy savings of 15-20% off if you buy and up to 70% off for rentals.
- Once you have found your course materials, choose from a variety of format options ranging from print to digital.
- You can also choose to rent your textbook, picking 60, 90, 130, 260, or 540 day rental periods. Extensions are available.
- Once you've picked the format and price option that meets your needs, just add the product to your cart and proceed with checkout.
Step 3: Receive
Your textbook(s) will be delivered to your doorstep and you’ll get 14 days of free eBook access while you wait for your book to arrive.
- Textbooks will arrive in 5 - 7 business days. All digital materials are available for instant access within MyHome (your personalized content dashboard).
- Orders over $25 will be shipped for free.
- Rental orders will receive a $3.99 shipping fee but receive free return shipping upon the end of the rental period.
Step 4: Return
Use the prepaid shipping label to return your books to us for free.
- Print out a label for each book that you wish to return.
- Make sure that you package each book separately.
- Take your package to the nearest UPS drop off location at least 5 business days before your due date is up.
- Refunds are available within 30 days of purchase. They must be in a saleable condition.
- You can cancel a rental within the first 30 days of your start date.
- You may extend your rental due date for 15, 30, 60, 90 or 130 days after the first 30 days of your rental but before the due date.
- You can convert your rental to purchase after the first 30 days but before your rental due date. Find additional information in our FAQ's.