Financial Aid Allowance
Eligible Financial Aid (FA) recipients will receive up to $1,000.00 credit at the Columbus State Bookstore, which may be used in-store or online at bookstore.cscc.edu. Funds not used will be disbursed to students who remain eligible for financial aid.
Online Ordering Note: If you are a financial aid student and select the wrong payment method, or do not have enough funds to cover the entire order, then your order will be cancelled during processing.
Spring Semester 2023
January 10: First day to purchase using Financial Aid Allowance.
January 16: First day of the semester (Campus Closed-Martin Luther King Jr. Day).
January 30: Bookstore return deadline. Receipt Required. Purchases after this date may be returned following the bookstore return policy.
February 13: Last day to purchase using Financial Aid Allowance.
February 22: Financial Aid refunds released to students via direct deposit or check. Allow 1-2 business days bank processing for direct deposit refunds. Allow up to 14 days processing plus standard USPS delviery timeline for check refunds.
Financial Aid FAQ
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Only the student may make purchases using their Financial Aid funds. Your Cougar ID number and a valid photo ID (Columbus State Cougar ID, driver's license, state or military ID) is required for in-person transactions and checking balances.
- Select Apparel (not academically required)
- Gifts (stuffed animals & greeting cards)
- Columbus State Bookstore Gift Cards