Barnes & Noble at Florida Polytechnic University


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Barnes & Noble at Florida Polytechnic University, located in the Wellness Center, is a 2,260-square-foot retail facility offering the best selection of textbooks and supplies for Florida Polytechnic students and faculty.

The store’s expansive array of textbook options includes used, new and digital books as well as a multi-channel textbook rental program, which can help reduce costs. The Bookstore price matches online competitors. Click here for details.

Our knowledgeable staff is familiar with Florida Polytechnic University courses, faculty and class schedules, so they can help you get the right material for every course.

In addition to course material, look for the following items, services and promotions at Barnes & Noble at Florida Polytechnic University:

Campus Connect

With Barnes & Noble College’s Campus Connect technology, students and faculty have access to the largest selection of course material in several cost-saving formats. These innovative solutions include course fee programs, multi-platform LMS integration, real-time student financial aid modules, and Barnes & Noble’s simple Registration Integration online ordering system. Florida Polytechnic faculty also have access to a groundbreaking online community, FacultyEnlight, a streamlined textbook adoption platform that combines advanced search capabilities with detailed information on course material formats, pricing and reviews by other faculty.

In addition to the campus store, students, faculty and alumni can also use the University’s online bookstore website which delivers an innovative customized shopping experience.

Store Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-3:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Thursday, December 24 – Christmas Eve
Friday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Friday, January 1 – New Year’s Day

Bookstore Buybacks

Barnes & Noble at Florida Polytechnic University also offers a buyback program to help minimize total course material costs over time. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sell their unwanted textbooks back to the bookstore for cash. Prices offered are based upon the national market value and may vary throughout the year based upon supply and demand. The end of the term buyback promotion, when the bookstore is acquiring textbooks for the upcoming term, is usually the time to receive the best prices.

The textbook return policy is posted outside the bookstore, near each register, and is distributed by cashiers after each transaction.


Barnes & Noble at Florida Polytechnic University is located at 4700 Research Way in Lakeland, Florida in the University Wellness Center.  For more information, call 863-874-8761, or visit

About Barnes & Noble College

Barnes & Noble College operates more than 700 college and university bookstores of all sizes nationwide, including four-year, community, technical and specialty college stores. Its bookstores are customized to meet the needs of each campus and community they serve and feature superior products and services, professional management, state-of-the-art technology and innovative store design.

Barnes & Noble College is committed to bringing fresh, innovative programs to students and faculty members and offers more digital books than anyone else in the industry. Its new, free Yuzu study app combines a next-generation reading and note-taking experience with access to an online store with rich, engaging content. For educators, Yuzu makes it easier than ever to discover and provide inspiring course materials. Yuzu is available through a web browser and iPad to access content anywhere. Follow along in class on your iPad, and then pick up where you left off at home from your Mac or Windows PC.