Buying Your Textbooks – A Step-by-Step Guide 

Before you start

You’ll need your course schedule to get your textbooks. Find your course schedule on MyMRU. Select the “Register & Pay” tab followed by “My Course Schedule”. You can also find your course schedule on Blackboard.

Once you have your course schedule, it’s time to find your books using the Course List Builder. In the following how-to guide, look for the bold words and image indicators for direction on where to click/navigate. If you have questions, please email Let’s get started!


Selecting your books

Step 1: In your browser, go to or

Step 2: Click “Textbooks” and select “Find your books (Course Builder)” in the dropdown menu.


Step 3: Use the tables under “Find Your Courses” and choose the current term.


Step 3a: Choose the department, course, and section. All of this information can be found on your course outline or student schedule which is accessible through Blackboard or MyMRU.


Step 4: Once you click the correct section, the course(s) should now appear in the “Selected Courses” box with red X’s. If you select an incorrect course, you can remove it by clicking the red X next to it. If everything looks correct, click the blue “Choose Books” button on the bottom of the page.

Step 5: Now your booklist is generated. Choose from the dropdowns next to each item which format you would like your material in, and press "Add to Cart" for each item. Note that not all formats are available for every item. Packages with codes (identified with PKG, Wiley Plus, Mindtap, Sapling, MyLab or REVEL) cannot be re-used.

It is important to note that there may be Optional materials on your booklist. Optional materials are assigned by the instructor but are not mandatory for the course. Required materials are mandatory.


Payment and shipping

Step 6: Once you have added all the required materials to your cart, click the blue "Check out" button on the right.


Step 7: Login to your Campus Store account. If you don't have one, you will be prompted to make one. An order cannot be placed without an account.


Step 8: Once you are logged in, you can enter the Shipping/Billing Addresses. If addresses are already saved to your account, this field will be automatically filled with the existing information. You must enter your Shipping and Billing Addresses even if you are choosing On Campus Pick Up. Your address is required to verify your payment information.

Step 9: Pick your Shipping Method. On Campus Pick Up is free. All other shipping methods have a shipping fee.

Step 10: If you have a Gift Card to enter, type it in the "Enter gift card" box and click "Apply". For all remaining payments, click the "Credit Card / Visa Debit" button.


Step 11: Enter your payment information on the secure payment page. We accept Visa, VisaDebit, MasterCard, and MasterCard Debit online. We do not accept AMEX or Debit cards. Once all the information is entered, press the blue "Submit" button.


Confirmation email

Step 12: You will receive a confirmation email outlining the details of your order and order number. This email means that we are processing your order. Please keep it available for future reference just in case there is an issue with your order.

Screenshot of the order confirmation/receipt page.

If you need to cancel or make changes to your order, contact or use the chat feature on the website. Order adjustments cannot be made in your online account.


Step 12: You will receive a second email when your order ships, or is ready for On Campus Pick Up. If the order is shipped, you will receive tracking information with delivery details. If you opted for On Campus Pick Up, it will say "Ready for Pick Up". Bring a piece of government-issued photo ID, and have your order number handy when you come to campus.

Screenshot of the confirmation email users recieve upon placing an order.


You’re done!

Thank you for shopping at the Cougars Campus Store and good luck with your studies!