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How to Order Textbooks

  • Self Pay

    1. Click on Virtual Bookstore Link
    2. Click on "Order Your Books"
    3. Click on "Continue" Under Credit Card or PayPal
    4. You may have to select the term you are wanting to purchase textbook
    5. Click on the check box in front of each course you need to purchase a textbook
    6. Then Click on "Continue" at the bottom of the page
    7. Select the Textbook Option (i.e. New, Used, or Rental)
    8. Do this for each textbook and course, then click on "Review Cart"
    9. Once you review your cart, Click on "Proceed to Checkout"
    10. You will need to either log into you account or create an account
    11. Complete the Billing and Shipping Address Information
    12. Click on "Save and Continue"
    13. Enter Southern Student Id Number and click "Save and Continue"
    14. Select Shipping Method and Click "Save and Continue"
    15. Enter Credit Card Information
    16. Click "Finalize Order" to complete your order

  • Financial Aid & Third Party Sponsor

    1. Click on Virtual Bookstore Link
    2. Click on "Order Your Books"
    3. Click on "Continue" Under Financial Aid Deferment Voucher
    4. Enter your Student Id Number and your Deferment Voucher Id (you will receive a voucher id in your Southern Student Email no more than 10 days prior to the start of a term)
    5. You may have to select the term you are wanting to purchase textbook
    6. Click on the check box in front of each course you need to purchase a textbook
    7. Then Click on "Continue" at the bottom of the page
    8. Select the Textbook Option (i.e. New, Used, or Rental)
    9. Do this for each textbook and course, then click on "Review Cart"
    10. Once you review your cart, Click on "Proceed to Checkout"
    11. You will need to either log into you account or create an account
    12. Complete the Billing and Shipping Address Information
    13. Click on "Save and Continue"
    14. Enter Southern Student Id Number and click "Save and Continue"
    15. Select Shipping Method and Click "Save and Continue"
    16. You may have to Enter Credit Card Information.  If your textbooks cost exceed your available Financial Aid, you will need to either remove some textbook from this order and contact the Business Office or enter a credit card to pay the amount not covered by Financial Aid. 
    17. Click "Finalize Order" to complete your order

How to Return a Textbook

  1. Log into your MBS Direct Account (On-line Bookstore).
  2. Under "My Account", Select Returns
  3. Click on "Returns"
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen to process a return

How to Sell a Textbook (BuyBack)

  • put link to MBS Direct vimeo video instructions