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Summer and Fall 2021 textbooks are now available for viewing and purchasing in our Virtual Bookstore

Don't forget that you can use your financial aid to purchase your textbooks online. See below for more information.

Summer 2021 textbooks will be available in store beginning May 10, 2021.


BNC Virtual conducts buyback all year round. Watch the video below to learn how to sell your book online!


Textbooks - On Campus Purchase 

A LIMITED amount of textbooks will be available on a first come, first serve basis a week before each semester begins. Not all optional texts will be carried in the Campus Cache. Please have your schedule on hand, including section numbers (P11, P31, PX1, PN1). Campus Cache staff will not be able to provide a schedule for you. Textbooks can be purchased using cash, check, VISA, MasterCard and JCB in the Campus Cache.

If you plan on using your financial aid to purchase textbooks, you must use the Virtual Bookstore.

Campus Cache Book Return Policy (PDF)

Virtual Bookstore Help

BNC Virtual ordering options:

  • Online at BNC Virtual
  • Toll-free: 800-325-3252
  • Mail Order: 3 to 4 weeks prior to the start of the semester for best results

When to place your order:

Virtual Bookstore will open for viewing and purchasing during registration.

Orders are shipped within 24 hours (unless noted during the checkout process).

Getting your books on time:

There are many online book sellers available through the internet. If you purchase through a vendor other than BNC Virtual, please take care to order the correct edition and ISBN. Before ordering, research and understand the expected delivery date, shipping method and refund policy. We recommend ordering from BNC Virtual with UPS delivery. If you do not have a physical address as required for UPS delivery, you may use Mat-Su College as your delivery location only when ordering from BNC Virtual. Mat-Su College cannot track orders from vendors other than BNC Virtual.

How to pay for course materials:

  • All major credit and check cards
  • Institution voucher or student financial aid
  • Personal checks by mail
  • Money order by mail

Using financial aid to pay for books:

Voucher Instructions (PDF)

Electronic Textbook Voucher Request Form  (DocuSign)

Textbook Request Promissory Note for obtaining a voucher (Enterable PDF)

If you are having trouble with a voucher please email the Campus Cache (not Student Services).

Ordering Online:

  1. Go to BNC Virtual and click on "Let's Get Started" to view required and recommended textbooks and materials for MSC courses. You may also Shop by Schedule using your UA Student ID number.MBS Direct Landing Page
  2. If you are using a financial aid/agency voucher click the starred voucher button.Voucher button
  3. Add your selected book option (new, used, print, electronic, etc) to your cartMBS book option example
  4. Shopping Cart - review and proceed to checkout.

How to return a book:

If for any reason you need to return a book, you can ship it to BNC Virtual up to 14 days after the start of class or the date your order was placed (whichever is later) and receive a full refund (excluding shipping). Return policies and procedures are printed on each invoice included with your shipment. In the event a course is canceled by the College, return shipping labels will be emailed to students allowing them to return their texts at no cost. Please allow 3-4 weeks for a refund.