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Instructors


    Please, take the time to submit your textbook requisitions as early as possible each term, for the benefit of your students.

    Deadlines for submitting Textbook Requisitions to the UVM Bookstore are as follows:

    Spring Term - October 15, Summer Term - March 30,  Fall Term - April 1

    With the cost of higher education continuing to rise, we are sure you'll agree that students need to find ways of reducing out-of-pocket expenses. One of the easiest solutions to this problem exists in the area of textbook purchasing and buyback. As a member of our faculty, you play a crucial role in keeping down the costs our students incur when buying course materials and increasing their chances of being able to recoup a greater part of their investment.

    To that end, we have included the following suggestions to keep in mind when placing your textbook order:

    • Get your textbook orders in by the deadlines - this helps us plan our buy back quantities better, ultimately returning more money to your students. In addition, this helps us ensure we have sufficient used texts, saving students an average of 25% over the cost of new books.

    • Don't require new editions that have only minimal changes - if previous editions are still usable, they can be purchased as used texts.

    • Avoid customized texts - often, these texts can't be bought back and are rarely recycled.

    • Avoid texts bundled with additional materials, such as CD-ROMs, etc. - this forces students to purchase new texts at premium prices, even though bundled materials often go unused.

    • Avoid requiring texts in which only one or a few chapters are needed - this means fewer texts to buy for a particular course.

    As you can see, you can in fact make a positive difference in your students' ongoing battle to balance academic achievement and financial viability. To submit your textbook adoptions, please fill out the form now.

    Course Packets

    Faculty and instructors have many options when it comes to course material, one of which is to
    order a customized course packet. Check out the policies, procedures, and forms needed to request your own course packet at the
    Print & Mail Center.

    Are you having trouble filling out form and submitting form to the Bookstore?

    You can print the form, manually fill it in, and Fax to : 802-656-8317 or email to: Denise.Bora@uvm.edu

    Still need help? Please contact mbritten@uvm.edu about web issues.