Textbooks for Watertown Classes


Front Desk Office Hours

  • 8:00 am - 5:45 pm Monday - Thursday
  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday

Book Loan:

The book loan program has been discontinued and replaced by the Financial Aid book charge process. Book loan applications will no longer be available or processed.

Text Book Information:

The Watertown Campus no longer sells books.  You will need to purchase your books on-line through the Truax Bookstore. To order your books visit the textbook tab and then order textbooks. Here you can find your books by title, ISBN, class number, author or by department and course. Add all of your classes to the course list and then click get course materials. The course list will generate and you will be able to view what books are required for your class. Then you add the books you want to purchase to your cart.


If your book is available to rent then you will have an option to rent new or used (based on availability). All rentals require a guaranteed rental tender (credit card) you do not need to pay with this credit card. The guaranteed tender will be charged the full amount if the rental book is not returned at the end of the semester.

To find your books use your study list (in list view):

  1. Look for your catalog number (starts with 10 or 20 and is 8 digits long) 20801201
  2. Remove the first 2 digits (20)
  3. Next 3 digits (801) indicates your department 801 is English)
  4. Last 3 digits (201) indicates your course (201 is English 1)
  5. Locate your 5 digit class number (this is the section number)
  6. Plug this information into the order textbooks by department, course and section

Checkout and Shipping:

At checkout sign in with your Madison College user name and password if you do not have one then please activate your account.

There are two options available for shipping (pick up or ship).

In-store pick up (pay online or pay at any Madison College location).

Pay online and have your books shipped to your home to avoid standing in line.

When ordering online your books can be shipped to the Watertown Campus and pre-packaged for you.

The orders for in-store pick up must be picked up within 2 weeks of ordering.


  • Shipping (Fed Ex ground)shipping rates are determined based on the number of books ordered.
  • Please note that book prices are subject to change and do not include sales tax.
  • The Watertown campus conducts  book buybacks in December and May.  Please watch for signs posted around the campus or call for dates and times.
  • Financial Aid students should watch their Student Center for information about the financial aid book charge process. Students who qualify will have an indicator on their Student Center account labeled FA Bookstore Charge Sent. Please note that there is a start and end date for this charge process.  
  • We are happy to answer all your questions. Please call our office at (920) 206-8000