Auxiliary Services

Campus Bookstore

Hours of Operation

East and West Campus Bookstore hours of operation
East Campus Bookstore West Campus Bookstore
Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Contact

Contact information for East, West, and Cordele Campus bookstores
Cordele Campus Bookstore East Campus Bookstore West Campus Bookstore
(229) 276-2589 (229) 903-3620 (229) 317-6756

Order Online

Frequently Asked Questions

1. When may I begin purchasing items in the bookstore using my financial aid?

Financial Aid will be available for use in both the East and West Campus bookstores for both online and on-campus purchasing on August __, 2017.

2. What is the last day I can make purchases in the bookstore using my financial aid?

The last day to make purchases online or on-campus in either bookstore using financial aid funds is Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

3. How do I charge purchases to my financial aid account in the bookstore?

  1. Book slips are no longer required. All purchases using financial aid are processed directly through the bookstore point of sale systems.
  2. Students must take the following documents to the bookstore when purchasing approved items.
    1. His/her course/class schedule.
    2. Ram ID card. If you have not picked up your Ram ID card, present a government issued ID to verify your identity.
    3. Please ask a bookstore employee for assistance in selecting the correct textbooks prior to check out. The cashier will have on file the amount of financial aid available to purchase allowable items in the bookstore. The charges will be processed through the cash register and deducted from available financial aid.

4. May I return to the bookstore at a later date if I forget to purchase an item?

Yes, multiple purchases for allowable items may be made as long as the financial aid funds are available on your student account and the purchase is made within the time frame that financial aid is open for purchases in the bookstore.

5. May I purchase my books in either the East or West Campus Bookstore?

If you are a student in the Nursing or any Allied Health Program, books and supplies should be purchased from the bookstore on the West Campus. Books for all other classes should be purchased from the campus bookstore on which the class is taught.

Allowable Items to be Purchased Using Financial Aid

Students using financial aid in the University Bookstores may purchase only required books and supplies that correlate with registered courses for the term. Such items may include laptops, tablets, cameras, scientific calculators, uniforms, lab kits, test review materials, and tools if these items are deemed required by an instructor of the class or program head.

Types and frequency of electronic items: Students may purchase course related computers or electronic items no more than once each academic year without approval by the Financial Aid Director or designee. Rare exceptions to this policy may be made by the college’s Director of Financial Aid.

Items not approved for purchase with financial aid include but are not limited to apparel, food, cell phones, household or gift items, and gift/prepaid cards.

During the book purchase period, books and supplies purchased using financial aid cannot be returned to the University Bookstore for cash. Amounts for returned items must be credited back to the aid items that paid for the books and supplies on the student’s account.

Financial Aid Notes

The period during which students may charge books for each semester is limited and changes each semester. Students must follow deadlines and charging limits posted by the Financial Aid Department or the University Bookstore.

The amount available for financial aid charge is based on individual student eligibility and the number of eligible credits students are enrolled in during a semester.

Students not meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress standards may not charge books to their financial aid.