Book and Meal Vouchers For Financial Aid Students

Book Vouchers Fall 2020

  • Book Purchases with Financial Aid, Scholarships, or Third Party Payment begins August 3, 2020
  • Ending purchase date using Financial Aid is August 24, 2020
  • Ending purchase date using Scholarships & Third Party sources is September 18, 2020    
Determine your eligible amount and go directly to the JSU Campus Bookstore.

  • Log in to MyJSU
  • Choose "View Account/Make Payment."
  • "View Activity."
  • "View Transactions by Term."
  • "Choose Current Term."


The credit (-) amount listed is the amount scheduled to be refunded. You may use any or all of this balance (if needed) to purchase books and supplies up to $1,500.00.

  • Are you registered for the current term?
  • Have you accepted your financial aid award?
  • Have you signed your electronic promissory note?
  • Have you completed your loan entrance counseling?


If you answered YES to any one of these questions, please view your Student Financial Aid Status on MyJSU.

  • Determine your available amount before going to the campus bookstore.
  • Make your selection. Notify the cashier you would like to use Student Financial Aid as your payment method.
  • Please be prepared to pay the difference to the bookstore should you go over your available amount.

  • Determine your available amount before logging into the bookstore website.
  • Make your selection(s).
  • Upon checkout, choose SFA as your payment method.
  • Please be prepared to pay the difference to the bookstore should you go over your available amount.


The purchase amount will be added to your student account and deducted from your financial aid award. If you have a book scholarship, please notify the bookstore. Student Financial Aid is used only if the scholarship is not enough to cover your purchase.

Contact the Bookstore via e-mail

Jacksonville State University has partnered with Barnes & Noble College as well as various major publishers (such as Cengage, Hawkes Learning, Jones & Bartlett, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Norton, Pearson, and Wiley) to offer the First Day Access Textbook Savings Program. The First Day Access Textbook Savings Program allows students to receive their textbooks through Canvas. With just a few clicks of the mouse, students gain instant access to their textbooks and save 20-50% or more off the national retail price!

For more information, please visit: http://www.jsu.edu/bookstore/firstday/ 

  • Maximum amount of purchase is $1,500.00.
  • See bookstore for return policy.
  • Books may not be purchased using Student Financial Aid during summer terms.

You are responsible for the amount of the book purchase if any of the following occurs:

  • Financial Aid is cancelled.
  • Financial Aid is less than original amount anticipated.
  • You withdraw from the semester.

Meal Vouchers Fall 2020

  • Meal Plan Purchases with Financial Aid begins August 3, 2020
  • Ending purchase date using Financial Aid is August 24, 2020
Once you have determined you are eligible and the amount you can use from your financial aid, request your meal purchase by visiting: https://jsudining.sodexomyway.com/payment/ 

  • Log in to MyJSU
  • Choose "View Account/Make Payment."
  • "View Activity."
  • "View Transactions by Term."
  • "Choose Current Term."

The credit (-) amount listed is the amount scheduled to be refunded. You may use any or all of this balance (if needed) to purchase books and supplies up to $1,500.00.

  • Are you registered for the current term?
  • Have you accepted your financial aid award?
  • Have you signed your electronic promissory note?
  • Have you completed your loan entrance counseling?

If you answered YES to any one of these questions, please view your Student Financial Aid Status on MyJSU.