Financial Aid Book Charge Process

If you meet all of the requirements, you may be able to use your financial aid at the Madison College Bookstore to pay for up to $800 of textbooks and supplies needed for your class(es). The Book Charge Process may only be used during the dates listed below, if it is outside of those dates, books and/or supplies must be purchased on your own.

Summer 2016 Dates: Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 17
Fall 2016 Dates: Monday, August 22 - Friday, September 9

Eligibility Requirements

Funding Requirements

Funding from financial aid must be enough to cover your entire account balance and the amount for the book charge.

Direct Loans

If you would like to receive Federal Direct Loans as part of your financial aid award, the following steps must be completed. 

Final Step

Grant Permissions for the Financial Aid Book Charge (FA_BKCHRGE) through myMadisonCollege Student Center account. This allows the Financial Aid Office to use your financial aid funding to cover any amounts charged using the Book Charge Process. Permissions only need to be granted once.

I'm Eligible! Now what?

If you meet all of the requirements, you will have a Hold indicator on your myMadisonCollege Student Center account labeled "FA Bookstore Charge Sent" which will include the dollar amount (up to $800) you are able to charge.

How To Use The Book Charge

Online - Order your textbooks at to have them shipped directly to you or to pick them up at your campus. View Ordering Textbooks Online (PDF, 367 KB) to learn about how to use the book charge.

In Store - Bring your student ID (OneCard) and class schedule to the Madison College bookstore.

After Books are Purchased

  • The charges will be on your myMadisonCollege Student Center account. 
  • All financial aid funding will begin disbursing after the Date of Record. At that time, those funds will be applied your balance. 
  • If your financial aid disburses and pays your account balance and the Book Charge amount and there are still remaining funds, refunds will be sent the next week.

Book Returns