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Financial Aid Book Charge

The Madison College Bookstore has teamed up with Madison College Financial Aid office to offer the book charge. Students who are awarded financial aid and meet the eligibility requirements will be able to charge up to $800.00 of books/software and other class required materials.


Note: The Book Charge can be used in addition to the Textbook Rental Program.

You Must have your One Card (Student ID) or a picture ID to use your account in the Bookstore.

Financial Aid Questions

Financial Aid is money from federal, state, and private sources that is used to pay for college costs. This includes grants, scholarships, loans, and any other type of financial help you receive to pay for college.
Yes. Financial Aid may be used for online orders. Please make sure the appropriate type of payment (financial aid) is chosen at checkout. You will also need to agree to the financial aid terms and enter your student ID number. Unfortunately, if you do not have sufficient funds in your Bookstore account your online order will not process.
Once you have received a message called "Eligibility Sent to Bookstore," you can charge your books in one of the ways listed below at the Madison College Bookstore. After you charge your books, the charges will be added to your balance due on your Student Account.
  • Online - Order your textbooks online. If you order books online, you can have them shipped directly to you or pick them up at any MATC. Be sure to select Financial Aid for your Payment Type and enter your student ID number for the Account Number.
  • In Person - You can go to the Madison College bookstore with your student ID (OneCard).
The following must all be true to qualify for the Book Charge Program.
• I completed the application process for financial aid.
• I received an Award Notification (see application process step 6) and have accepted all the funding I wish to receive.
• I am admitted into a financial aid eligible program of study.
• I am enrolled in at least six financial aid eligible credits.
• I am meeting satisfactory academic progress requirements or have been reinstated.
• I have completed the Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling at This is only required if you have accepted Direct Loans on your award.
• My award amount will cover all of my tuition, fees and the amount of the bookstore charges
• There are not any financial aid items in my myMadisonCollege To Do List.
• I do not have any holds on my account that indicate I owe a balance to Madison College (including holds for book rentals, library, auto parts, and tuition).
Textbooks, supplies, reference material, book bags, and clothing.
Unfortunately, if you have not been approved for the book charge you will not be able to purchase at this time. However, if you need any rental books those you would be able to rent at this time.
Yes, as long as you have the receipt for the item you are returning, proper identification, and the return is within the return dates. The return policy can be found on the back of your receipt or online at the Return Policy page. If the item meets the return criteria, a credit will be applied to your MadisonCollege account. Books cannot be returned for cash.
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