Financial Aid Spring Semester 2020

Spring Semester 2020 purchasing period with Financial Aid, College Credit Plus, Third Party Sponsorship-Voc Rehab/BVR, has begun. Last day to purchase in the store or place an order online with financial aid is February 10th. 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. For more info on Financial Aid eligible products or important dates, please vist this page. Please note we do not offer an in store online pickup at the Columbus Campus Bookstore. If you wish to come to the Columbus Campus Bookstore we ask you pay at a cash register inside the store.

Payment Options

Payments Accepted

1. CASH: In store only.

2. DEBIT/CREDIT CARD: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

3. 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.


4. GIFT CARD: In store only.

5. ON ACCOUNT, THIRD PARTY VOUCHER (i.e. Vocational Rehab or Exact Track) In store or online for a limited time at the beginning of each semester.

6. COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS ELECTRONIC BOOK VOUCHER: If eligible, you will recieve an email notification to your Columbus State email with instructions on how to obtain books in store or online. Online CC+ orders only apply to qualifying textbook purchases. Non-eligible items will be canceled from the order.