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Textbook Award Program

Textbook Award Program

Students meeting the requirements to receive the $500 Textbook Award for eight semesters should claim the award through Porches by following the instructions provided here.


Current/Returning Students: Log in to Porches and click "View and confirm your awards" in the Financial Aid channel on the Flyer Student Services tab. Check the Award Overview tab. If you are eligible for the award, you will see a message that says, "You are eligible to receive up to $500 per semester for the cost of books via the Textbook Award Program."

Incoming/Transfer Students: Log in to Porches and use the financial aid award link in your "To-do List" to view your financial aid award(s) and see if you are eligible for the textbook scholarship.

To determine your Textbook Award balance:

Check your Flyer Express Balances by visiting the Flyer Express website. Click "My Account" and log in with your network username and password. View your Award balance.


Ask a Bookstore cashier to look up your balance. You'll need your ID card to get this information.

To use the Textbook Award:

Note during the 2020-21 academic year, all course material purchases are required to be placed online.  The textbook award is an available tender at checkout.

Visit the Bookstore's textbook department, located on the second floor of the Bookstore. Our trained and dedicated staff will be able to assist you in looking up your schedule and helping you find your books on the shelves. You'll be able to choose between new, used, and digital books. Take your selections to a cash register and let the cashier know you have the Textbook Award. In one transaction, you'll be able to purchase and/or rent all of your textbooks.  

If you have questions about receiving the Textbook Award, contact (Current Students) (Others) 

If you have questions about redeeming your Textbook Award, contact



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