TEXTBOOK PROGRAM

POLICY AND PROCEDURES

The purpose of the Textbook Purchase Loan Program is to help the student temporarily cover textbook expenses.  The program provides a loan up to $250.00 to students who meet minimum criteria and complete the application.  Incomplete applications will be delayed.  Availability of funds is not guaranteed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be currently enrolled at Palomar College
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 from previous course work at Palomar College
  • No outstanding loans to the college

PROCEDURES

  1. The student must complete the Textbook Purchase Loan Program Application.
  2. Upon approval the Office of Student Affairs will process the application and give a voucher to the student. The voucher is to be presented to the Palomar College Bookstore in order to purchase books.
  3. The student must repay the loan by the agreed dates (making payments if necessary) in cash (no checks or credit cards accepted).
  4. Loans must be repaid within sixty (60) days or the last day of the semester (whichever occurs first).
  5. A hold will be placed on the student’s records if the loan is not repaid by the established due date or end of the semester whichever occurs first.

NOTE: Only one loan will be permitted at a time. Students may be eligible for an additional textbook loan once all funds have been repaid.

Application

Additional references for textbook assistance:

1) The Foundation Office has a Book Loan process.http://www.palomar.edu/foundation/html/forms.htm 2)

2) At the Palomar College Bookstore you may purchase your books or use their textbook rental plan. http://www.bkstr.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?catalogId=10001&langId=-1&demoKey=d&storeId=10216

3) The Office of Student Affairs has a Textbook Program which allows you a loan of up to $250.00 for textbooks (qualifications 3.2011). See the Textbook Program site on the right hand side of this page.

 

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