Get all of your course materials with the First Day® Complete Griffin Book Bundle!

Our First Day Complete Griffin Book Bundle program gives you access to all of your course materials, no need to shop around!

  • Receive all your course materials before the first day of class
  • Save 35-50% on the cost of course materials each term
  • Benefit from a highly personalized concierge service

HOW IT WORKS

REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Upon registering for courses, you will be automatically enrolled into the program. Once you've successfully selected your courses, the bookstore will start preparing your order.

VERIFY YOUR ORDER

Starting 30 days before the first day of classes, you will receive an email to verify your order and select your fulfillment preference.

RECEIVE YOUR TEXTBOOKS

An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pickup or when it ships. Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Canvas.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the First Day® Complete Griffin Book Bundle program? 

First Day® Complete Griffin Book Bundle is a course materials fulfillment program that lowers the cost of course materials and ensures students have their required course materials on the first day of class.

How does it work? 

  • Register for your classes and the bookstore will start preparing your course materials
  • One month before classes start, you will receive an email instructing you to select your delivery preference (in-store pickup or shipped directly to you)
  • An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pickup or when it ships
  • Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Canvas

Which students have access to First Day® Complete Griffin Book Bundle? 

The program is available to all degree-seeking undergraduate students.

What is excluded from the program? 

The program does not include consumables that cannot be returned and reused such as lab goggles, dissection kits, molecular model kits, engineering kits or nursing kits.

How do I enroll in the program? 

All degree-seeking undergraduate students will be automatically enrolled in the First Day® Complete Griffin Book Bundle Program.

Can I opt-out of the program?

Students have the option to opt-out of the First Day® Complete Griffin Book Bundle program each semester during the opt-out window. By opting out, students will not receive their required materials in a convenient package and access to digital content will be removed after the opt-out window closes. Options for purchasing course materials after opting out can be found on the bookstore website. To begin the opt-out process, click here.

PAYMENT

How do I pay for my textbook rentals under this program? 

These textbook and course material fees will be added to your tuition bill.

MATERIALS

What is included in the program? 

The program provides all required textbooks, lab manuals, access codes and digital textbook versions to eligible students.

Can I buy my rented textbook? 

Yes, the program provides you with the option to purchase textbooks at a reduced rate during the return period.

Do I need to return books if they are for a continuation course? 

Yes, you will still be required to return continuation course textbooks. You will be issued the same title for the next semester of the continuation course.

When are my textbook rentals due back to the bookstore? 

The deadline to return all rental textbooks is the last day of finals. Students will receive email reminders about the rental deadline to their email address.

What happens if I never verify my order?

Students will receive email notifications from the bookstore reminding them to verify their order and choose their fulfillment preference. If the student does not opt-out, their materials will be held at the bookstore and their student account will be charged.

If I never pick up my books, will I still get charged? 

Yes, if the student does not opt-out, physical materials will be held at the bookstore, digital materials will be accessed through Canvas and the student account will be charged.

What if I drop a class? 

If course materials have been picked up or delivered for the dropped class, those materials should be returned to the bookstore within 48 hours. If you drop a class and enroll in a different class, the bookstore will “swap” the required course materials so that you have what you need.

Can I opt-out if I picked up my textbooks?

Yes, you will have 48 hours to return your textbooks. If you do not return the textbooks, the charges for the bundle will remain on your student account and you will be subject to a replacement and non-return processing fee.