2023-2024 Catalog

Financial Aid Award Availability for Bookstore Use

The Business Office will allow students to use a Bookstore Credit that will consist of 100% of Pell funds, up to $600 and is calculated after all Institutional Charges have been deducted from a student’s Pell award. Students may use the Bookstore Credit to charge books and supplies in campus bookstores. An additional authorization amount above $600 can be obtained with Business Office Approval, subject to the availability of residual Pell award(s).

If a student chooses to “opt out” of the bookstore credit, then the student needs to complete the “Request to Opt-Out of Bookstore Credit” form located at the Cashier’s window of the Business Office one week before the start of the semester. Please note the “opt out” option does NOT allow you to receive your financial aid Pell Grant refund early.