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PLEASE NOTE: Textbooks are organized alphabetically by author both on your online booklist and physically in our stores.

Textbook FAQ

Why should I pre-order textbooks now?

Pre-ordering textbooks for pickup provides you with an easy in-store pickup option, gives you access to rental and used books on a first-come, first-serve basis, and ensures that you get the right books on time.

How do I access my booklist?

Login to your UAccess account using your UA NetID and password. Select your current term and click on "Proceed to the BookStore" below your class schedule.

UAccess Student Center My Class Schedule Booklist

How do I navigate my booklist?

The required textbooks on your booklist are organized in alphabetical order by author. Click the "View this course only" link to narrow your booklist to materials for that specific class. You can also click "Search by Courses" in order to view books for individual classes, as explained in the next question.

UA BookStore Booklist

How do I search by course in my booklist?

To search by individual course, click "Search by Courses." If you have multiple classes in your course list, click "Remove" next to each class that you do NOT want to view in order to narrow your search. Then, click "Get Course Materials" to view textbooks for the individual course.

If you would like to add a class that is not already on your booklist, select the specific term (a), department (b), and course number (c) from the dropdown menus, and then click "Add Course" (d). Note that your booklist will remain in alphabetical order by author if you select more than one course at the same time.

UA BookStore Booklist

If your department or class number is missing, note that you likely need to search one of the other UA BookStores locations at the bottom of the page.

UA BookStore Booklist

How do I return to my complete booklist?

Click the "Class Schedule" link at the top of the page. This will take you back to your class schedule within the UAccess Student Center. Simply click "Proceed to the Bookstore" again in order to return to your alphabetically organized booklist.

UA BookStore Booklist

How do I order books?

Use the price comparison tool to check vendor prices in addition to the UA BookStores prices, and select the best textbook options for your needs.

UA BookStore Booklist

Can I use my Bursar account to purchase textbooks?

Starting August 1st, 2014, we will accept Bursar accounts as a form of payment for online textbook pre-ordering up to $1,000 of academic course materials. Until then, you can pre-order textbooks with a credit card. In-store purchases can be made with Bursars starting Monday, August 4th, 2014.

Bursar FAQ »

What option do I select if I want to do in-store pick-up for my textbooks?

In order to pick up your books in-store, please select "Fall 2014 Ordering." Please note that this shipment type will still require a shipping address. This is necessary in case you are unable to pick up your order.

Why does it ask for a shipping address if I want to pick up at the store?

In order to better serve our customers, we keep an address on file in case you are unable to pick up your order. This way, we are able to ship your order to you.

When will my order ship?

What about textbook rentals?

How to activate my eBook?

What about textbook refunds?

What is this pending charge I see on my credit card account?

In order to ensure that you don’t exceed your limit, your financial institution requires all vendors to notify them of an impending purchase. This is an automated process that occurs at the time that you finalize your checkout. Your account will not be charged until we process your order. Please note that the final cost of your order may be different due to product availability.

For more information on your Bursar's account please visit: Bursar FAQ »

5 Easy Ways To Save Money On Your Textbooks:


  1. USED BOOKS: Save up to 25% over new! Cheaper, if you’re willing to tolerate some slight wear and highlighting on the page.
  2. RENT BOOKS: Save up to 50% over new! Ideal for books that you only need for part of the semester.
  3. eBOOKS: Save up to 30% over new! This is a great option if you use an iPad or eReader.
  4. AMAZON: Order through our Amazon.com affiliate link to take advantage of Amazon’s selection and pricing while contributing to your campus community.
  5. LIBRARY: Don’t forget the UA Library, where you might find your book for free!

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