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Shopping Experience

Set up store account

Go to www.swtcbookstore.com

  • In upper left corner, click on LOGIN button
  • Click on CREATE AN ACCOUNT
    • Enter personal information
      • Suggest using school email and student portal password for ease of use.
    • Click CREATE MY ACCOUNT

From Student Portal (from a computer/laptop)

  • Go to your “MY SWTC” login from the Southwest Tech website
  • Select the My Textbooks from the navigation on the left side of the screen.
  • All the books needed for the classes you are currently enrolled in will be shown in the browser
  • Select the New/Used/eBook you wish to purchase. NOTE: You only need to purchase one of the above listed choices. One new book OR one used book OR one eBook. If a book is used in more than one class, only one book is needed. If a book is “grayed out” it is unavailable.
  • After choosing your book options click on the PURCHASE button
  • Login to the Bookstore website
  • Verify items in your cart and click on the CHECKOUT button
  • Click on the substitution button if you agree. Then click the CONTINUE TO SHIPPING INFO button
  • Confirm ship-to info and select the shipping method: UPS or Store Pick-up
  • Click on CONTINUE TO PAYMENT INFO button
  • Select Payment Method
    • Credit Card
    • SWTC Gift Card
    • A/R Financial Aid (NOTE: Financial Aid is only available at certain times of the year. If Financial Aid is used your FULL seven digit student ID is REQUIRED. This is used to verify Financial Aid eligibility.
  • Check box IF shipping address is the same as the billing address. If not, enter shipping information
  • Click on REVIEW YOUR ORDER
  • Confirm all information and click on PLACE MY ORDER
  • You will receive an email confirmation of your order. If you order an eBook you will be given immediate access after setting up your RedShelf account. If an eBook is purchased in the store, follow the instructions on the bottom of the receipt to gain access to the eBooks.

From Student Portal (from a mobile device)

  • Go to your “MY SWTC” login from the Southwest Tech website or https://portal.swtc.edu/student/lodin.asp
  • On the bottom of the browser select the “gear” that says Administrative Services.
  • Then select the My Textbooks button
  • All the books needed for the classes you are currently enrolled in will be shown in the browser
  • Select the New/Used/eBook you wish to purchase. NOTE: You only need to purchase one of the above listed choices. One new book OR one used book OR one eBook. If a book is used in more than one class, only one book is needed. If a book is “grayed out” it is unavailable.
  • After choosing your book options click on the PURCHASE button
  • Login to the Bookstore website
  • Verify items in your cart and click on the CHECKOUT button
  • Click on the substitution button if you agree. Then click the CONTINUE TO SHIPPING INFO button
  • Confirm Shipping To info and select the shipping method: UPS or Store Pick-up
  • Click on CONTINUE TO PAYMENT INFO button
  • Select Payment Method
    • Credit Card
    • SWTC Gift Card
    • A/R Financial Aid (NOTE: Financial Aid is only available at certain times of the year. If Financial Aid is used your FULL seven digit student ID is REQUIRED. This is used to verify Financial Aid eligibility.
  • Check box IF shipping address is the same as the billing address. If not, enter shipping information
  • Click on REVIEW YOUR ORDER
  • Confirm all information and click on PLACE MY ORDER
  • You will receive an email confirmation of your order. If you order an eBook you will be given immediate access after setting up your RedShelf account. If an eBook is purchased in the store, follow the instructions on the bottom of the receipt to gain access to the eBooks.

From Bookstore Website

  • Go to www.swtcookstore.com
  • Login to website
  • Click on the Logo on the upper left corner to go back to the homepage
  • On the box on the left side of the screen that is labeled “GENERATE YOUR BOOK LIST”. Have your class schedule handy to complete the following steps.
  • Select the current term/enrolled term
  • Select the department/program you are enrolled in
  • Select the course
  • Select the section
  • Hit the ADD button
  • Repeat until you have added all the classes indicated on your schedule
  • When finished adding all the classes. Click on the GET YOUR BOOK LIST
  • Select the New/Used/eBook you wish to purchase. NOTE: You only need to purchase one of the above listed choices. One new book OR one used book OR one eBook. If a book is used in more than one class, only one book is needed. If a book is “grayed out” it is unavailable.
  • After choosing your book options click on the PURCHASE button
  • Verify items in your cart and click on the CHECKOUT button
  • Click on the substitution button if you agree. Then click the CONTINUE TO SHIPPING INFO button
  • Confirm Shipping To info and select the shipping method: UPS or Store Pick-up
  • Click on CONTINUE TO PAYMENT INFO button
  • Select Payment Method
    • Credit Card
    • SWTC Gift Card
    • A/R Financial Aid (NOTE: Financial Aid is only available at certain times of the year. If Financial Aid is used your FULL seven digit student ID is REQUIRED. This is used to verify Financial Aid eligibility.
  • Check box IF shipping address is the same as the billing address. If not, enter shipping information
  • Click on REVIEW YOUR ORDER
  • Confirm all information and click on PLACE MY ORDER
  • You will receive an email confirmation of your order. If you order an eBook you will be given immediate access after setting up your RedShelf account. If an eBook is purchased in the store, follow the instructions on the bottom of the receipt to gain access to the eBooks.