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Buy Books & Supplies with Financial Aid

Buy Books with Excess Financial Aid

If your anticipated financial aid is more than what you owe for the semester, you may use your excess aid to purchase books, supplies, or even a laptop through the NOVA Bookstore during the dates shown below. Note that prior to disbursement, excess aid can only be used to make purchases from the NOVA Bookstore, not from other vendors. A second period to use excess undisbursed aid is available during the fall and spring semesters. Any holds on a student's account regarding a debt to the College must be resolved prior to using financial aid at the bookstore.

1st Period to Buy Books and Supplies with Excess Financial Aid through NOVA’s Bookstore 2nd Period to Use Excess Undisbursed Financial Aid through the NOVA Bookstore
Fall 2022 8/8/22 – 9/20/22 10/5/22 – 10/27/22
Spring 2023 1/3/23 – 2/14/23 3/7/23 – 3/28/23
Summer 2023 5/2/23 – 5/28/23 N/A

How to Purchase Books, Supplies, and Laptops with Financial Aid

Complete the Bookstore Authorization E--Form on Your MyNOVA To-Do List Each Academic Year

MyNOVA Student Center 

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NOVA Bookstore Authorization

Bookstore authorization dashboard