Central Texas College

Campus Life

Alumni and Friends Association

The CTC Alumni Association is open to any graduate or former student of Central Texas College.  Joining the Alumni Association is FREE and benefits include opportunities to:

  • Stay  connected with other former students and Central Texas College through social media, e-mail bulletins and newsletters
  • Use career and library services
  • Volunteer for and participate in CTC activities and events
  • Share your success and life events
  • Receive special offers
  • Give back 

To learn more about the Alumni and Friends Association, visit the CTC website at www.ctcd.edu.

Bookstore

The CTC Bookstore, located in the Anderson Campus Center (Bldg. 156) on the Central Campus, carries new and used textbooks, supplies, trade books, and general merchandise. Distant learners may purchase textbooks online. Students enrolled in traditional classroom courses taught outside of Texas may obtain further information on how to purchase textbooks from their local CTC representative.

Refund Policy, Textbooks Purchased Through the CTC Bookstore

You are responsible for checking to ensure that you have the correct book and correct edition. Check the course syllabus or contact the department or instructor to verify that you have the correct course materials.

A receipt is required to initiate a return, refund or exchange. In addition to the receipt, customers seeking a refund on items purchased with a credit or debit card must present the card used and the refund will be credited to the card. A cash refund will not be given for purchases made with a credit or debit card. All returns and exchanges are subject to the following guidelines:

Grace Period

Starts on the first day of the semester or term and ends according to the schedule below:

  • 14 calendar days for 12-week and 16-week courses
  • 7 calendar days for 8-week, mini-term, or self-paced courses

Book Condition

To obtain a full refund, all items must be in their original state and/or packaging. Shrink-wrapped materials must remain sealed. Items must be clean. Items may not contain any markings or highlights. A student will receive a 50 percent refund if he or she writes in a new textbook.

Non-Returnable Items

No returns, refunds or exchanges are given on optional books, study guides, manuals, workbooks, or trade books. Do not purchase books unless you are certain you want them, regardless of their "required" status. No returns, refunds or exchanges will be given on supplies, Skill Center books, spiral-bound books, modules, gifts, software, or clothing.

Buybacks are held every day and at the end of each Central Campus fall and spring semesters. Several factors affect the price you receive. Books that have no wholesale or resale value will not be bought.

Library Services

Regardless of location, the Hobby Memorial Library offers a variety of essential services in-person and live-virtually. All services are available through the library’s webpage at
www.ctcd.edu. Click on Library under the Academics tab to access:

“Ask a Librarian” is an email service available 365 days a year. A professional librarian is available to answer questions. Responses will typically be sent within 24 hours of an inquiry.

Live Chat is available during the library’s open hours. Library users can type in questions and get an immediate response from a professional librarian.

Online Databases provide access to full-text articles, E-books, and streaming video 24/7, 365.

Seminars: An introductory seminar is a one-hour session which covers databases, appropriate websites, the library catalog, and citation assistance. Faculty may request a customized seminar tailored to instructional needs and assignments by completing the Request a Library Seminar form. All Seminars are available live-virtually.

Teaching Learning Center (TLC) is a drop in center for students to receive assistance in all areas of research and writing. Register for a virtual or in-person seminar, or make an appointment for an in-depth, one-on-one seminar with a librarian. Teaching.Learning@ctcd.edu

Research Assistance Paper Review Service (RAPRS) Submit papers for review and citation help online by clicking the Research Paper Review link.

Contact us: ReferenceRequest@ctcd.edu
254-526-1621
FAX: 254-526-1878

P.O. Box 1800
Killeen, TX 76540-1800

Toll-free
In-state: 1-800-223-4760, ext.1621
Out-of-state: 1-800-792-3348, ext. 1621