The College of the Desert Bookstore has two permanent locations, one located on the Palm Desert Campus and the other on the Indio Campus. The Palm Desert Campus Bookstore is located on the first floor of the Cravens Student Services Center. This bookstore contains all needed course materials, whether required or optional. Both new and used textbooks are available for purchase, and most textbooks are available for rent and in digital format. The bookstore also carries a wide variety of school supplies (imprinted and non-imprinted), in addition to software, electronics, and Tablets. BarCharts and other student reference materials are also available to help students succeed academically. In addition, College of the Desert clothing and gift items are available, as well as a variety of snacks, drinks, and sundries. For more information, including hours of operation, call (760) 773-2564, or visit online at College of the Desert Shop. The Bookstore website can also be accessed from the COD main page, by clicking on “Student Services” and then on “Bookstore."
The Indio Campus Bookstore is located on the east side of the main Indio Campus building. It contains all needed course materials for any classes offered at Indio or at Mecca/Thermal. Both new and used textbooks are available for purchase, and many are available for rent and in digital format. The Indio Campus Bookstore also carries supplies (imprinted and non-imprinted), and some electronic supplies. BarCharts and other reference materials are also available. The Indio Bookstore also has a wide array of COD clothing and gift items. In addition, there is a large convenience store assortment: sandwiches, Pepsi products, snacks, candy, and other food items. For hours of operation and other information, contact the Indio Campus Bookstore directly at (402) 400-5319.