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Trade in Apple devices for gift cards at the Barnes & Noble University Bookstore

The Barnes & Noble University Bookstore is hosting a “Spring Cleaning” trade-in event until Friday, March 6. Anyone can trade in gently used Apple devices for a Barnes & Noble gift card. 

A bookstore technician will look at qualifying devices and offer a Barnes & Noble gift card based on the condition of the item. Devices in poor condition can also be brought in to be recycled. 

Before coming into the store, find the serial number or part number of the qualifying device. Students bringing in devices should save and back up any data.

Only personal devices are eligible for trade-in. CWRU-owned or purchased devices are not eligible. For questions about the eligibility of a device for trade-in, contact the University Technology Service Desk at or 216.368.HELP (4357) or visit

See how much your device may be worth.

Learn how to identify a device’s serial number.