The Iḷisaġvik College Bookstore is located on our main campus near the Niġġivik Cafeteria.

The bookstore stocks required and recommended textbooks, course materials, clothing items, and other Iḷisaġvik swag.

Items in the store can be purchased either by email or by telephone. Iḷisaġvik Bookstore accepts credit cards or cash payments.

Stop by our campus and see what Alaska Native cultural items such as earrings, fur flowers, and postcards we have in stock. We also carry optional Alaska specific books for personal readings.

Clothing & Merchandise

Please contact the bookstore to purchase merchandise or check current inventory.

Textbook Information

Textbook Buyback

Iḷisaġvik will buy your book back, IF purchased through our bookstore, at 40% of the purchase price. Students will receive a check if they do not have a balance on file; if there is a balance the refund will go towards your student account.

How to Know if a Textbook Qualifies

  • No markings in your textbooks, such as highlighting and writing of any kind.
  • No torn or ripped pages.
  • Binding must be in good condition.
  • Textbook must have been purchased from the Iḷisaġvik College bookstore and no other prior source.
  • Instructor must be using this textbook for future semesters.

Distance Students

Please contact the bookstore to arrange purchase over the phone and shipment to your location.

Contact Bookstore

Phone: 907-852-1815


Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Open through the lunch hour. If these times don’t work for you, give us a call and we can accommodate your request.