New Students

Bookstore

From orientation to graduation, the Heartland Bookstore has everything you need.

  • Books
  • Apparel
  • Supplies
  • Electronics
  • Gifts
  • and more

Stop in SCB 1700 and see us to see everything we offer.

Online Bookstore

You can search and order your textbooks online. It's the easiest way to find what you need for each course.

  1. Choose the Books dropdown and select Textbooks & Course Materials
  2. Pick the term, department, course number and section
  3. Look for new/used, paperbackback/hardback/digital and rent/buy options
  4. Select what you want and add it to your cart
  5. Click on "Select another course" to find books for the rest of your classes
  6. Place your order when you have all the books you need by clicking on your shopping cart

Learn how we make textbooks affordable

Textbook Swap

Looking for a book for your class? Donate books from previous classes the Textbook Swap or contribute $10 to our scholarship fund and receive another available textbook, regardless of your book's original cost.  

Visit the Textbook Swap

Student IDs

Stop by the Heartland Library to get your free Student ID.

Make sure you bring:

  • your HCC student ID number
  • a photo ID

With a student ID, you can:

  • check out library materials
  • access your online library account
  • ride the Bloomington-Normal Connect Transit (Bus System)
  • use the Fitness & Recreation Center
  • hang out in the Hawk's Nest Game Room
  • enjoy student discounts at various locations in the community

Campus Map

Download the Normal campus map (PDF)

Get driving directions to our three campuses

Riding the Bus

With your student ID, you can ride the Bloomington-Normal Connect Transit (Bus System) for free.

Additional Heartland Resources

Community Resources

  • Community Life - Browse visitbn.org to see what's happening around town.
  • For more information visit Path