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Ordering Your Textbooks

If you have any questions, not answered below, please call 270-686-4255.

HOW TO ORDER YOUR BOOKS

Instructions on how to order your books:

  1. Go to: https://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/vbm/vb_home.php?FVCUSNO=36749&url=brescia.htm
  2. If you have a book voucher, you need to click on the blue button that says “Redeem It Here.”
    1. If you have questions about your book voucher, please email [email protected]
  3. If you do NOT have a book voucher, you need to click on the button that says “Let’s Get Started.”
  4. You will now come to a screen that says, “Getting Started”
  5. Click the blue button with the down arrow that says “Your Term” – Select the current semester.
  6. Next you will see a magnifying glass with a box that says, “Your Course ID.”
  7. You can put in your course code exactly as it is listed on your schedule (Example SW 280OL-1 Intro to Social Work) or search the list.
  8. After you click on the course you want, it will show up with the course start and end date.
  9. You will then click on the box that says, “Your Course ID” and input the call letters of another course you are registered for.  You will repeat this process until all of the courses you are registered for the semester are showing.
  10. You will now click on the button that says, “View Your Materials.”
  11. You will then see a selection of your book options for each course.  You can select which option you prefer and then click “Add Selected to Cart”
  12. You will now be able to double check that you have ordered the correct books.  PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK that you are ordering the books for the correct course name, number, and sections.
  13. If you have ordered text books in the past through MBS, then you can checkout as an existing customer, if you are new to MBS, you will need to create an account before you check out.
  14. Then pick your payment option and complete your order.
  15. If you have any questions, please contact:
    1. Beverly McCandless
      Bookstore Manager
      Phone: 270-686-4255
      EMail:[email protected]
    2. Bookstore Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am-12pm, 1pm-4pm Central Standard Time
Friday: 8am-12pm, 1pm-3pm Central Standard Time

  • MBS Direct Help Line: 1-800-325-3252
  1. If you choose to order your books from another company, make sure that you pay close attention to the ISBN numbers AND BOOK EDITION and note if a new book is required for the course.  Also make sure the book will arrive in time for your course.  ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE THEIR BOOKS BY THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES.