Financial Aid

Summer Semester 2021 Financial Aid payment method will begin online at Noon Friday May 21, 2021. To check your financial aid funds please login to your CougarWeb account. The Bookstore's website (this site) cannot be used to check financial aid funds. College Credit Plus, Third Party Sponsorship-Voc Rehab/BVR, and Vouchers payment methods will begin Wednesday May 19th 2021. For more info on Financial Aid eligible products or important dates, please vist this page. FREE UPS Domestic Shipping through 7/31/2021!

Payment Options

Payments Accepted

  • CASH: In store only. Due to COVID-19 The Columbus Campus Store will remain closed forAutumn Semester 2020.
  • DEBIT/CREDIT CARD: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. 
  • FINANCIAL AID ALLOWANCE: Financial Aid can be used online if available for a limited time at the beginning of each semester. If funds do not cover the full amount (including tax and shipping), your order will automatically be cancelled. Please visit your CougarWeb account and click on "Bookstore Charge Transactions" (located under the financial aid section) to verify available funds. Eligible items include academically required apparel, backpacks, totes, COTA bus passes, reference books, school supplies, technology products, and textbooks.
  • COLUMBUS STATE BOOKSTORE GIFT CARDS: Columbus State Bookstore Gift Cards can't be used as a split payment with Financial Aid. You can place a seperate order with the gift card only or split payment with a credit/debit card. Use your Bookstore gift card on an online purchase by choosing gift card as the payment option and entering the card number during the check-out process. 
  • ON ACCOUNT, THIRD PARTY SPONSOR (i.e. Vocational Rehab or Exact Track) Can be used online if available for a limited time at the beginning of each semester.
  • CCP BOOKSTORE VOUCHER: For authorized College Credit Plus high school and middle school students. Students will recieve a notification to their Columbus State email with instructions on how to obtain required course materials at the begninning of the semester. Students are responsible for any ineligible charges. Learn more.