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Kristina Michel
Communications Coordinator

Textbook Loans Available for the Fall Semester

Houston, Aug. 2, 2017 —Beginning Aug. 9, University of Houston students in need of extra financial assistance to buy textbooks for the fall semester can apply for a textbook loan.

The short-term loan offers $400 to use toward buying textbooks and school supplies at the UH Bookstore, located inside the Student Center South. Students can apply for the loan until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, and they must be used in the bookstore no later than Sept. 30. Every UH student qualifies to receive a textbook loan regardless of whether they are receiving financial aid.

To apply for a textbook loan, students should follow these easy steps:

  • Log into 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"

For more information about textbook loans, check out the "Auxiliaries & You" blog. Also, visit the blog to learn about the UH Bookstore's price-matching policy on textbooks that helps students save even more money on their textbooks.

Students can also contact the Bookstore directly at if they have questions about textbook loans.

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 44,000 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.