Payment Options

Payments accepted

  • CASH: In store only. 
  • DEBIT/CREDIT CARD: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. 
  • 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. 

Payments accepted for limited time periods only

  • 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) then your order will cancelled during processing. 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.
  • THIRD PARTY SPONSORSHIP: (i.e. Veteran Readiness & Employment) 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/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.