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Textbook services is located in the lower level of the Station (map ).
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
The Textbook Services Office coordinates all aspects of the textbook usage program, in which primary textbooks are provided for most of the undergraduate courses. Students pay a per credit hour fee for textbook usage. Students pick up their textbooks at the beginning of each trimester and must return the book by 5 p.m. of the last day of finals of the trimester. Late fees are assessed for books that are not returned on time. A $5.00 per day fine begins after this date and can accumulate up to $50.00 plus the price of the textbooks/CD's not returned.
Hours for picking up textbooks will be published before each semester and made available to students. All students must verify on-line at the beginning of the semester prior to picking up their textbooks. Students should bring their ID card with them to pick up their textbooks. Students can have someone else pick up their textbooks as long as they have verified and provide their 919#. If textbooks are picked up after the designated times, there will be a late fee assessed to the student's university account. See the miscellaneous fee schedule for Late Textbook Pickup fee.
Students may also purchase discontinued textbooks at a reduced rate. Students wishing to purchase textbooks currently being used may do so by contacting Textbook Services at 660.562.1150.
Text Services Manager
800 University Dr.
Maryville, MO 64468
Students at Northwest pay a per credit hour usage fee for most of their primary textbooks and Textbook Services is available for online students. Northwest Online students may order their primary textbooks for most undergraduate courses through the University Textbook Services. This office may be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your Northwest ID# (919#), the course numbers you are enrolled in, and your shipping address.
Online students must pay for shipping charges on borrowed materials. All textbooks, CD's, and other course materials borrowed must be returned to Textbook Services, 800 University Dr., Maryville, MO 64468, by 5 p.m. seven days following the day of the last scheduled final exam. A $5.00 per day fine begins after this date and can accumulate up to $50.00 plus the price of the textbook, CD's, and/or course materials not returned.
The Bearcat Bookstore provides the supplemental textbooks, lab manuals and other courses materials. The Bearcat Bookstore provides an online, Internet ordering via a virtual bookstore. Students may purchase supplemental materials by using your Bearcat card, any major credit card or Barnes & Noble gift certificates. Students are able to purchase new or used books (subject to availability) and in most cases will be able to sell books back at the end of the semester by following specific instructions outlined on the site. You are encouraged to order your books early so you won't have to pay special delivery fees.
All Textbooks for 600 level courses must be purchased from the Bookstore or secured elsewhere. A "buy-back" policy is available at the Bookstore for books purchased from the bookstore only. All 100-500 level course textbooks may be rented through Textbook Services if a book is available. See the miscellaneous fee schedule for current graduate student textbook rental rate.
For Spring 2015, students can pick-up their pre-packaged textbooks on the upper floor of The Station during these hours:
|Friday, January 9||1 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Sunday, January 11||1 p.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Monday, January 12||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
Pre-packaged textbooks picked up after 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, will be assessed a late fee of $30.
NOTE: Students must complete the online verification process before picking up textbooks.
If you are unable to pick up your textbooks, you may have someone pick them up for you as long as you have completed the online verification and the person picking up the textbooks has your 919#.
You must complete your online verification before picking up your textbooks. Online verification will be open Dec. 18 - Jan. 12. If you have questions about verification, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 660.562.1151.
For Fall 2014, students can return their textbooks to Textbook Services (located inside the lower level of The Station) during these hours:
|Monday, December 8||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday, December 9||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday, December 10||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Thursday, December 11||8 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Friday, December 12||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
Textbooks must be returned before 5 p.m. Friday, December 12 to avoid a late fee.
If so, you can pick up textbooks when you return your spring books during finals week.
Remember to ship back your textbooks so we receive them within the week after your final(s) is complete. Be sure you have a tracking number to refer to. Ship your books to:
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468.
Be sure to send them so you have a tracking number and they are returned in a timely manner.
To request textbooks, please send an e-mail to email@example.com including your 919#, course #(s) and the shipping address. All shipping charges are paid by the student.
Northwest Missouri State University is unique in that it provides primary textbooks for undergraduate students. Textbook Services, located in the Station, pre-packages and issues textbooks to undergraduate students for each trimester. Students pay a usage fee (currently $5.00/credit hour) to use the service. Students are responsible for returning their textbooks by the end of finals week each trimester to avoid penalties.
Any additional, supplemental books that are required as well as lab manuals, workbooks, etc. are ordered through the Bearcat Bookstore here on campus. Any other reference type materials requests should be submitted to the library.
Northwest Missouri State University
If you have any questions, contact Teri Tobin, Textbook Services manager, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.