The Coyote Bookstore at Palm Desert Campus

The Coyote Bookstore at CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus is located beside the Student Union in the Mary Stuart Rogers Gateway Building. Besides textbooks, we provide emblematic gifts and clothing, including Palm Desert-specific items, school supplies, computer software, snacks and beverages, daily parking permits and bookstore gift cards. Need something special? We have a wide assortment of custom gifts available for order, contact the bookstore manager for details.

Bookstore Hours:

Fall Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

*The Bookstore’s website and in between term hours will vary.*


The bookstore offers a variety of options for textbook purchases, including new, used, rental, and digital formats. Textbook information, including purchase and rental pricing, is available through MyCoyote or at

Renting Textbooks

Textbook rental is a great way to save money on one of your biggest college expenses; on average, rentingyour books will save you about 50% of a new book purchase. Not every book is rentable, but the list of rental titlesis growing every term.

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Digital Textbooks

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Brytewave-the Bookstore’s leading format for digital textbooks-offers a more advantageous approach when in search for the right textbook. It can be used on many devices, including your laptop, tablets, and mobile devices and you can log in from anywhere. This is also a cost effective way of saving money by going digital!

Used Textbooks

The bookstore offers used-sellable condition textbooks-at a lower cost than new textbooks. By purchasing used or new textbooks you can sell them back to us for up to 50% of your money back!

Parking Permits

The bookstore sells daily parking permits in 1-day, 2-day, 3-day formats; the cost is $6 a day. They are effective the date of sale and cannot be sold for future dates. Multiple-day formats must be consecutive days. Quarterly and annually permits can be purchased through the Parking Services website at Please contact Parking Services or PDC administration with questions about parking rules and regulations.

Snacks and Beverages

Feeling hungry or thirsty or just want a quick bite? The bookstore offers a wide variety of snacks and beverages for the customer’s to enjoy. Also come enjoy the newly added Starbucks hot coffee for a pick me up before or between classes!

Computers and Software

The Palm Desert bookstore collaborates with the San Bernardino Bookstore and sells an assortment of Windows and Adobe software with academic pricing. If you’re in the market for a new computer, the San Bernardino store has a great assortment of PC laptops and Apple products, including iPads and iPods and all the accessories. You can see the details at, or drop by the Computer Corner and test drive something. Visit Follett’s computer and software website at

Contact the Bookstore