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.
Your order will be canceled if you are not authorized to use this payment method.
August 22 —First Day to Purchase Using Financial Aid.
August 28 —First Day of Autumn Semester 2023.
September 11 —Bookstore Return Deadline (Receipt Required).
Purchases after this date may be returned following the bookstore return policy.
September 25 —Last day to purchase using Financial Aid.
October 4 —Financial Aid Credit Balances Released:
- Direct deposit: 1-2 business days for bank processing.
- Check: up to 14 days processing plus standard USPS delivery time.
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