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Bookstore FAQs

If yours is not one of the frequently asked questions below, contact us for help.

Bookstore Textbookbook Desk
If you need help, stop by the textbook service desk or call (850) 857-6209.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to buy my books before financial aid is dispersed? Yes, if you will have sufficient funds after tuition and fees are paid. For step-by-step instructions see Bookstore Financial Aid Deferment Plan in the Confluence knowledge base.

After I register, what is the fastest way to find which course materials I'll need for my classes? Begin by logging in to MyUWF and search for My Classes. For step-by-step instructions see Purchase Textbooks via MyUWF in the Confluence knowledge base.

Can I find which textbooks I need to buy from the class registration menu? Yes. See the step-by-step instructions see Looking Up Textbooks through Registration Menu in the Confluence knowledge base.

What are some of the features and benefits of using the official UWF Bookstore? As the official bookstore, we have the right text at the right time and you can be confident it is what the instructor requested. In addition, when you shop at the UWF Bookstore, you are giving back to the University because Follett sponsors book scholarships for students.

What does the UWF Bookstore offer? One stop shopping, everything from food to clothes, residence hall supplies, personal items, and of course, the textbooks you need now as well as study guides, pens, pencils, binders, and notebooks. We have it all!

How much should I expect to spend on textbooks? Expect to pay about $375-450 for course books each semester. The average textbook price is $75-80.

Does the Bookstore sell electronic equipment? Yes. Computers & tablets, both Dell and Apple products; computer accessories; drives & storage; printers & ink; and more. Computers compatible with UWF technology are available.

When are textbooks available? Textbooks are generally available 3 to 4 weeks prior to the first day of class. Shop early for the best selection.

What is BryteWave? BryteWave™ is a digital textbook platform powered by RedShelf. It is much more than a standard reading platform. BryteWave™ provides tools to use digital textbooks in ways that you have never been able to before. You can easily search an entire text for specific information in a matter of seconds, take notes directly in the text, bookmark important pages, and highlight information for easy recall.

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