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How do I find out what textbooks I need for my courses?


The library does not rent or sell textbooks - to purchase your textbooks, reach out to the SUNY Ulster Bookstore operated by Follett at 845-687-5085. The library cannot assist you with book vouchers or online access codes.

To see a list of your required texts for your courses, log on to the SUNY Ulster portal ( and choose the Campus Life page. In the Campus Services box, choose Bookstore. Use the "BookNow - Order Books Online" link to see a list of your required course materials based on your current schedule. 

If you are having trouble paying for your textbooks, the Community Cares Emergency Funding program may be able to assist you! Apply for a grant through the Ulster Community College Foundation.

There are over 70,000 print books and even more ebooks available from the library to support students in their coursework, all freely available to SUNY Ulster students. Some textbooks have been put in the Course Reserves section at the Circulation Desk and may be borrowed for in library use only.