Financial Aid

Autumn Semester purchasing period with Financial Aid will begin at start of business August 22nd. 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.

Payment Options

Payments Accepted


1. CASH: In store only.

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

3. CHECK: In store only (personal). Valid state ID or driver's license is required.

4. 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.

 

5. GIFT CARD: In store only.

6. ON ACCOUNT, THIRD PARTY VOUCHER (i.e. Vocational Rehab): in store only.

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