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News Release


Richard Zagrzecki
Communications Coordinator

Student Textbook Loans for UH Bookstore Available for Fall Semester

Houston, Aug. 14, 2015 — University of Houston students who need help with textbook expenses can apply for a $400 loan for the fall semester.

The loans can only be used for textbooks at the UH Bookstore in the Student Center. They are available until Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m., and must be used no later than Monday, Sept. 21.

To apply for the loan, students should follow these steps:

  • Log in to AccessUH
  • Select the myUH icon
  • Select "Student Financials"
  • Select "Optional Fees"
  • Select the term for the loan
  • Select the magnifying glass icon on the book loan row
  • Choose BKLOAN under "Valid Value"
  • Click save

Once requested, the funds will be available at the UH Bookstore within a couple of hours.

  • In order to use the loan, students should:
  • Visit the UH Bookstore in the Student Center
  • Gather necessary textbooks and go to the checkout counter
  • Mention to the cashier that they have a textbook loan
  • The cashier will scan the books and ask for a student ID number and Cougar Card

The loan will appear on a student's fee bill and is subject to the standard payment terms and conditions. There will also be a $5 service charge fee.


About the University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves nearly 41,000 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.