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.
January 9 —First day to purchase using Financial Aid.
January 15 —First day of the Semester. Campus closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 29 —Bookstore return deadline (receipt required). Purchases after this date may be returned following the bookstore return policy.
February 12 —Last day to purchase using Financial Aid.
February 21 —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