Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life

Book Rental Returns and Extended Return Deadline

Due to the ongoing pandemic the bookstore is closed to customers at this time. All rental returns must be done via UPS. You can request a free UPS shipping label here: . You may include multiple rental orders in a single package, we simply ask you to include identifying information inside the box. The due date for rentals has been extended to 6/15/20, and we will not be charging late fees until 9/1/20.

Building Hours



The health and safety of our campus community remains our highest priority.

  • STAMP offices will move online through March 29, 2020. Staff can be reached via phone or online during business hours Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-5:00PM.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all STAMP-hosted events are cancelled through April 10.

For updates on STAMP operations and access to our Staff Directory: go to

For UMD updates:

University Book Center

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STAMP 0210(Ground Floor)

Buy your Textbooks
You now have many ways to buy your textbooks: Come into the bookstore and browse for yourself. Reserve online and pick them up in the bookstore. Buy online and have them shipped directly to your door or even download them.

Block Dot Spark Notes 
Smarter, better, faster! Spark Notes are here for you! Get your Lit Guides, Spark charts, No Fear Shakespeare, the new Spark 101 Series and, of course, the Ultimate Style Guide. All waiting for you in your campus bookstore




Barnes & Noble College Book Stores, Partners in Progress for University Book Center, University of Maryland

Access your textbooks online—for free!

Given the changes we're all experiencing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Book Center is offering UMD students free online access to textbooks for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. 


So don't worry if you can't get back into your dorm for books—follow the instructions found below to access your textbooks online.


Learn how to access ebooks here