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Online Textbook Ordering Instructions and Information

Please do NOT order your books more than three weeks in advance.
While you can check out as a Guest we do recommend registering if you are a repeat customer.
Make sure if you have not signed the Financial Aid Authorization Form within the last year that you do so before placing your order.

Creating Your Account

  • Click Log In.
  • Choose Register Here.
  • Choose Create for Browsing and Shopping.
      When creating your profile please provide the physical mailing address you would like your purchases to be shipped to via UPS.
      Please list a phone number where we can reach you should we have any questions concerning your order.
      When you provide your email address, it does NOT have to be your UMary e-mail address. List whichever e-mail address is most convenient for you.
  • Once completed, you will receive a registration confirmation email and you can log in using the profile you have created.

Ordering Your Course Textbooks

  • Select Order Textbooks from the Textbooks menu.
  • Highlight the Term you are ordering for, i.e. Worldwide, Fall, Spring, Summer. Make sure that the term you are trying to order for is open for ordering. (Usually 3 weeks before the term begins.)
  • Choose the Department (i.e., BIO) and Course and Section (i.e., BIO 107 - 01).
  • Click Add Selection. You can continue adding until all of your courses appear below.
  • When you have finished adding your courses, click Get Course Materials below.
  • Click the buttons to add books to your cart. When finished, click on your Shopping Cart.
  • Choose your preferences and Continue Checkout.
  • Once you have completed your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail.
  • If you have chosen to purchase an EBook (EBK) you will receive a confirmation e-mail giving you the instructions and information on how to download it.
  • Please allow 2 to 3 days for orders to be processed. Most will ship the same day if placed before 11:30 a.m. Central.
  • Orders are not processed on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • It is strongly recommended that orders be placed 10 days in advance of your class to avoid unexpected out of stock status on your text.