CIIS InnerLight Bookstore

Summer 2017 Textbook List

The CIIS InnerLight Bookstore is a small, unique college bookstore that carries a variety of items in addition to textbooks and school supplies, including insignia items, scarves, jewelry, incense, figurines, cards, journals, and more. It now also houses the Tong Ren Tang Education Center and Herbal Store, where you can come to learn about the history of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine and purchase a small assortment of Tong Ren Tang herbal formulas.

The bookstore is open to the public and located on the ground floor of the CIIS Main Building, on the far side of the Desai | Matta gallery at 1453 Mission Street campus. Contact us at (415) 575-6179 or

Current store hours for the Spring 2017 semester are Monday-Friday, 11:30am-5pm, closed from 1-2pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Summer hours will be reduced to 12-4pm starting May 22, 2017.

CIIS Insignia Merchandise Online Store
We have created a CIIS insignia merchandise store, hosted by, for you to purchase a wider variety of insignia items not available in the bookstore. Click here to visit the store.

CIIS Required Textbook Amazon Store
The CIIS Required Textbook Amazon Store makes it easy to purchase your textbooks all in one place. Click here to access it.

You can also look them up yourself by going to Amazon's own textbook hub.

The CIIS Required Textbook Amazon Store will not include recommended books, only required books, so please refer to the official semester textbook list for details on recommended books. If your class is not listed, please contact the instructor.

The link to the current online textbook list can always be found by clicking the menu icon located at the top-left, next to "Campus Resources."

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