**Book Vouchers are no longer available for the Fall 2019 semester.**
Book vouchers can only be used at the on campus bookstore. If buying books off campus, you need a cash advance. See cash advance section below.
Any unused voucher money will be returned to the student's account approximately three weeks into the semester and will be included in the refund check.
If you live off campus, please be sure that your off-campus address is updated with Residence Life at email@example.com.
Fall 2019 Semester--submit your request by Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Noon to ensure availability by the first day of classes on August 26, 2019.
Spring 2020 Semester--submit your request by Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Noon to ensure availability by the first day of classes on January 13, 2020.
You may apply for an cash advance or bookstore voucher after the above dates, however, the funds/vouchers will not be available until after the first day of class. Please review the email you receive for information regarding the date your request will be available.
- Note: Due to Federal Regulations, bookstore vouchers and cash advances are not available until the first day of class.
Click here for cash advance the application.
Approved cash advance requests on finalized financial aid exceeding current charges will be limited to a maximum of $600. Plan accordingly to cover expenses until refunds are processed. Fall (FA19) refunds can be expected October 11, 2019.
If you are registered to receive your semester refund as a direct deposit, your cash advance will be direct deposited as well. You can expect the cash advance to be deposited in your bank within two business days.
- If you are eligible for a bookstore voucher or cash advance you will receive an email via your MU student email account.
- Every effort will be made to have your cash advance or bookstore voucher available on the first day of class.
Questions about this procedure? Contact Julie Cimino at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-662-4388.
Not sure if you want a Cash Advance or a Book Voucher?
Book Voucher - A book voucher can only be used at the campus bookstore and is available on your Student ID card. You may ask for any dollar amount up to the amount of your expected refund. Any unused portion of the book voucher will be returned to your student account approximately three weeks into the semester and will be included in your refund.
Cash Advance - A cash advance is a physical check or direct deposit mailed to an address you specify or picked up at the Student Accounts window in 224 South Hall. Cash Advances are requested for up to $600 only.