Bruin Books is the textbook ordering system from Belmont University and MBS Direct designed to offer students an easy, seamless, price-competitive and direct-ship service for your textbook needs.
How It Works
1. YOU HAVE CHOICE!
Once you opt into the program, a ‘No Thanks’ option gives you the ability to remove books from your cart.
2. YOU WILL KNOW WHEN YOUR ORDER ARRIVES
We will check in packages at the Gabhart location. You will then receive an email letting you know your package has arrived and is ready for pick-up.
3. ALL-IN-ONE LOCATION- GABHART STUDENT CENTER
The Belmont Store textbook staff will relocate their offices temporarily to Gabhart during pick-up so that you have one location to get your packages, ask questions and bring books you need shipped back for credit.
4. 14 DAY AUTO RETURN ON PACKAGES
Bruin Books and the UPS Store will implement a 14 day return policy. When a package is not picked up within 14 days of arriving, it will be returned at no expense to you. This policy applies to the Bruin Book program only (not other packages received on campus). It will speed up the process of receiving credit for books that you don’t want.
5. CLEAR COMMUNICATION
Communications will come to your pop account. Be sure to check it often for order updates and information.
6. OPT-OUT OPTION MOVED
The link to ‘Opt-Out’ is located at the top of the portal’s home page. This link will send you to a stand-alone site that will capture the ‘opt-out’ and eliminate the confusion of accidentally opting back in when you view your course materials. After you opt-out, you can go back to the Bruin Books site and view your required materials as many times as you wish.
7. DROP/ADD and LATE REGISTRATION MADE EASIER
After the portal closes, anyone who didn’t opt-out will be auto-enrolled. The portal will reopen on a later date so that you can order the materials for ‘added’ classes. ‘Added’ courses will appear in the portal within 30 minutes of registration. You will be prompted to select New, Used, Rental, e-Book or No Thanks. This feature not only allows you to see the costs of your texts, but it also lets you have your course materials shipped to an address convenient to you.
The Bruin Books Advantage
• 100% Integration with Your Schedule
Secure your textbooks for your classes in one seamless process and be certain that the book you are buying is the right book for your class.
• Competitive Pricing
MBS Direct is one of the largest textbook providers in the country, and their collective buying power ensures low prices for our students.
• More Buying Options
Bruin Books offers a wide array of options for nearly every textbook, including new and used, e-books and book rental services.
• Easy Billing to Your Student Account
Textbook orders will be billed to your student account.
Textbooks will be delivered either straight to your door or to a convenient campus location for pick up.
• Transparent Buy Back Terms
On books that are eligible for buy back, see and know what price will be offered at the end of the semester WHEN YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER. No more waiting, hoping and guessing!
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