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Textbooks For Troops


WKU seeks to make your higher education affordable!

 

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Textbooks For Troops™ (T4T) is the LARGEST program of its kind in the NATION.

This program is for military, veterans and eligible dependent students enrolled in WKU courses who do not receive a book stipend/scholarship.  DOD High School juniors and seniors enrolled in a Dual Credit class are also eligible.  The program works and sustains itself by having qualified students check out their textbooks for an entire semester.  They must return the books to our program so that books can continue to be loaned out to other students the next semester.  

Books are available if you are taking courses at any of our campuses or with WKU Online or On Demand.   If you are at a WKU regional campus, your books will be picked up and then delivered back to our T4T Representative...

 
WKU Bowling Green: Office of Military Student Services, Tate Page Hall, RM 408
 
WKU Elizabethtown/Fort Knox: Melissa Ballinger at Fort Knox's Layaou Hall (Building 65), RM 103
 
WKU Glasgow: Military Student Services Center, RM 231
 
WKU Owensboro: Susan Free, Student Services, RM 102N
 
WKU Online or On Demand: your textbooks will be shipped, if needed.  If so, you are responsible for shipping them back to us at the following address: 

          WKU Military Student Services

          Tate Page Hall, 408

          1906 College Heights Blvd. #81086

          Bowling Green KY 42101

 

For more information, contact: p: 270-745-2180 / e: military@wku.edu

 

Eligibility

*  Returning students must have at least a 2.5 GPA from the previous semester to qualify.  First-time students are exempt from this requirement.  

*  Students must not be receiving a textbook stipend, scholarship, or other financial aid specifically for textbooks.  For example, Post 9/11 GI Bill recipients, Voc. Rehab recipients and some ROTC scholarships award winners may not be eligible to participate.  

 

Important Dates for Upcoming Semesters

To help us better assist you, please turn in your requests as soon as possible, but no later than 10 business days before the class start date. Thank you!

 

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How you can help!

Drop off your gently used current textbooks to Tate Page Hall 408 or at one of our book drops located in Cherry Hall and Mass Media and Technology Hall

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Monetary donations are also accepted.  Please annotate in the 'additional information' area that your donation is for Military Student Services - Textbooks For Troops™.

 

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See Textbooks For Troops™ documented on a "View of the Hill" segment...

 

Hear what recipients of Textbooks For Troops are saying...

"I am very pleased with the program. I truly think it is a great asset provided by the Military Student Services. Thank you so much it has helped me tremendously."

Cadet Roebuck

 

"This program has been very helpful this semester. I would certainly use the program in the future if it is able to continue.  I would estimate that this program has saved me $300 - $400 this semester!" 

R. Buchanan

 

"I love the Textbooks For Troops because it saved me money and took the burden of searching for them off me while I was preparing to start school."

W. Scarbeau

 

"It's helped me in my leadership class and I would've otherwise had to buy the book. The book was slightly used, but in great condition. It even came with the important stuff already highlighted. It was great, and you have a great program."

J. Mercer

 


 

 


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 Last Modified 10/18/18