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1. If your class is on the Juneau campus...

...and the section number begins with J (ie JD1 or J01), you will need to order your textbooks from MBS Direct or other bookstore of your choice.

MBS book orders can be placed by phone, mail, or online.  Students should place their orders early (generally 7 to 10 days before class starts) to allow time for shipping. 

To contact MBS directly:
            Phone:  1-800-325-3252
            Online:  http://direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm
            Mail:     MBS Direct
                         PO Box  597
                         Columbia, MO 65205

Please note, MBS is our preferred provider, but you are not required to use them.  For your protection, order by ISBN number (located on MBS web site) to ensure you have the correct book and edition when ordering from another book seller.

2. If your class is on the Ketchikan campus...

...and the section number begins with K (ie KD1 or K01), you will need to order your textbooks from MBS Direct or other bookstore of your choice.

MBS book orders can be placed by phone, mail, or online.  Students should place their orders early (generally 7 to 10 days before class starts) to allow time for shipping. 

To contact MBS directly:
            Phone:  1-800-325-3252
            Online:  http://direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm
            Mail:     MBS Direct
                         PO Box  597
                         Columbia, MO 65205

Please note, MBS is our preferred provider, but you are not required to use them.  For your protection, order by ISBN number (located on MBS web site) to ensure you have the correct book and edition when ordering from another book seller.

3. If your class is on the Sitka campus...

...and the section number begins with T or UT (ie TD1, T01 or UT1), you will need to order your textbooks from MBS Direct or other bookstore of your choice.

MBS book orders can be placed by phone, mail, or online.  Students should place their orders early (generally 7 to 10 days before class starts) to allow time for shipping. 

To contact MBS directly:
            Phone:  1-800-325-3252
            Online:  http://direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm
            Mail:     MBS Direct
                         PO Box  597
                         Columbia, MO 65205

Please note, MBS is our preferred provider, but you are not required to use them.  For your protection, order by ISBN number (located on MBS web site) to ensure you have the correct book and edition when ordering from another book seller.

4. If your class is a UAS distance or e-Learning class...

...and the section number begins with KD, JD, TD or UT (ie JD1, KD1, TD1 or UT1), you will need to order your textbooks from MBS Direct or other bookstore of your choice.

MBS book orders can be placed by phone, mail, or online.  Students should place their orders early (generally 7 to 10 days before class starts) to allow time for shipping. 

To contact MBS directly:
            Phone:  1-800-325-3252
            Online:  http://direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm
            Mail:     MBS Direct
                         PO Box  597
                         Columbia, MO 65205

Please note, MBS is our preferred provider, but you are not required to use them.  For your protection, order by ISBN number (located on MBS web site) to ensure you have the correct book and edition when ordering from another book seller.

5. If you are taking a UAF or UAA distance class...

...check out their online bookstore sites.

6. If you need a financial aid Book Voucher...

...and want to charge books to your Financial Aid, you must first submit a voucher to the UAS Bookstore before ordering books through MBS Direct.

If you choose to use a financial aid voucher, be aware that you will not receive the voucher until after all your financial aid forms have been completed, processed, submitted, and your financial aid has been approved.

To obtain a Student Financial Aid MBS Book Voucher, follow these steps:

  1.  Fill out the book voucher and send it to the Financial Aid office;
  2. UAS will notify MBS Direct to generate a voucher when your financial aid has been approved and is available for purchasing books;
  3. When your voucher is available, MBS Books will send you e-mail notification to the e-mail address you provide
  4. Once you receive the e-mail notification, you can then go online and order your books at http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm. Please allow for 1 week processing time after order is placed.
 
 

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