CCRI Bookstore Authorization Summer 2017 (Sessions I & II)
Q. When can I use my CCRI bookstore authorization?
A. Bookstore authorizations can be used from May 22, 2017 to May 31, 2017. A CCRI
Student ID is required to charge in the bookstore. Beginning Monday, May 22, 2017
authorization amounts for the bookstore will be posted to student's individual MyCCRI
accounts. This period will be the only time to use the bookstore authorization for both Summer
Session I and Summer Session II.
Q. How do I view my CCRI Bookstore Authorization?
A. To view your bookstore authorization:
- Log into MyCCRI
- Enter your user name and password
- Click For Students
- Click Financial Aid Awards
- Click Award Year 2016-2017
- Click Award Overview tab
If eligible, bookstore authorization will be available to view.
Q. How much is my bookstore authorization?
A. Your bookstore authorization is determined by your enrollment status and authorized
financial aid minus tuition and fees. Bookstore authorizations range from $25.00 to
Q. Am I eligible to receive a bookstore authorization if I am only awarded a Direct Loan?
A. Yes, once you have accepted the loan, completed the Master Promissory Note and
Entrance Counseling, and provided there are remaining funds available after tuition
and fees are calculated. To remain eligible for a Direct Loan, you must be enrolled
at least half-time (6 credits) at the time of disbursement.
Q. What if my CCRI bookstore authorization is not posted?
A. If your bookstore authorization is not posted; check the following before calling
or visiting campus:
- You have been awarded financial aid for the term in question and it is posted in your
- Your bill is paid in full or covered by financial aid and there are remaining funds
- You are enrolled in at least three credits.
- You have authorized financial aid to be used for your books.
Q. What happens if I need to return textbooks charged to my CCRI bookstore authorization?
A. If you return a book within the bookstore authorization period, a credit is issued
and it will not be deducted from your financial aid.
Q. Can I purchase supplies and other items in the bookstore?
A. Textbooks, reference books, and related educational supplies sold in the bookstore
can be purchased using a bookstore authorization. Purchases of gift cards are prohibited.
Q. My books won't be available until after the authorization ends, what do I do?
A. Contact the campus bookstore. They may allow you to purchase your books and charge
your authorization now. You can pick your books up when they become available.
Q. Can I use my Bookstore Authorization to rent textbooks?
A. Yes, your authorization will pay for the purchase or rental of textbooks if available.