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Buy Books with Financial Aid

Buy Books with Financial Aid


How and when to charge books in the Bookstore to financial aid 

How to Charge Books to Financial Aid

At the beginning of each term, you can go to the Campus Bookstore and charge your books by showing your student ID card. It's helpful to bring a printed copy of your class schedule.

When to Charge Books with Financial Aid

The dates to charge books to Financial Aid are listed on our website. Go to abtech.edu/financial-aid and select "Dates and Deadlines" on the left.

Your financial aid must be completely processed and awarded before you're able to charge your books in the Bookstore. If you have questions about this, see our Financial Aid Office. 

Order Books Online with Financial Aid

During certain times of the year, you can also order your books online and charge them to your financial aid account. Go to abtech.edu/bookstore, click “Buy Books Online," and then “Start Here.” When checking out, select “Financial Aid” as the “Payment Type” and enter your student ID number. Ordering online is only available for books, not for other supplies.

You can only order books online with financial aid on specific dates during the semester. These dates vary each semester, and the Bookstore will send an email notification before each semester with these dates.

Course Materials and Bus Passes

You can use financial aid in the Bookstore to buy non-textbook course materials, such as notepads, calculators, laptops, discounted bus passes, etc. When ordering books online with financial aid, only textbooks can be ordered. 


Books for minimesters should be charged at the beginning of the term. If you register for a minimester course after the deadline to charge books with financial aid, there may be additional dates when you can charge your books. For more information about these potential dates, please contact the Campus Bookstore directly at (828) 398-7227.


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