- Textbook issue for undergraduate students begins at 8 a.m. one week before classes begin.
- A UW-River Falls ID card or another form of legal photo ID is required to check out texts.
- Those students who have Textbook Services holds on their eSIS accounts will be required to clear up these obligations before textbooks are issued.
- All textbooks from previous semesters or dropped classes must be returned before more textbooks will be issued.
- Students must check out their own textbooks. A student may not use another student's ID card to check out textbooks.
- The Textbook Services manager will make special arrangements for textbook issue in cases where the student is not able to come to Textbook Services.
- For most classes, textbook rental fees are paid as part of your tuition.
- Each student is responsible for the materials he or she checks out and must adhere to all policies to ensure that the rights and needs of other students are not compromised, and to ensure the proper management of the system.
- Most textbooks for graduate students are available for purchase in the Falcon Shop in the University Center.
- Graduate students taking undergraduate and/or "slash" courses may rent texts from Textbook Services if the text is not available for purchase in the Falcon Shop, but only after all undergraduate requirements for the text have been met.
- A graduate rental fee is collected at Textbook Services at the time the materials are checked out.
- All check out and return policies and procedures that apply to undergraduate students also apply to graduate students.
- Students that are not enrolled for credit and have not paid the segregated fee may rent any texts from Textbook Services only after all undergraduate requirements for the text have been met.
- Additional copies of a text will not be ordered for auditing students if they have not paid the segregated fee.
- A rental fee is collected at Textbook Services at the time the books are checked out.
- All check out and return policies and procedure that apply to undergraduate students also apply to auditing students.
- When necessary for online or distance learning classes, Textbook Services will mail textbooks to a student who is unable to come to campus.
- Students should make every effort to come to campus before requesting items to be mailed.
- All check out and return policies and procedures that apply to undergraduate students also apply to students in online classes.
- Requests must be made in writing to email@example.com. Requests should include your name, student ID number, and mailing address.
- There is a minimum shipping charge of $10, and is adjusted according to the size and weight of the items being mailed.
- The mailing fee applies to access codes as well. Textbook Services will NOT email or verbally distribute the codes.
- All items checked out from previous semesters must be returned before more items will be mailed. Any financial obligations must be cleared.
- There is a four day grace period from the assigned due date to allow for mailing time. Any materials postmarked after these four days will be subject to late fees.