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Book Charge Video Columbia College Chicago Book Charge program for the Fall 2014 semester is sponsored in partnership with the Campus Card Office and Student Financial Services. Columbia College Chicago Book Charge program is convenient and may be used to purchase books, supplies, and any other items sold at the Columbia College Chicago Bookstore located at 624 S. Michigan Avenue. Watch this video to learn more about the Book Charge program.

The Fall 2014 Book Charge Program begins Friday, August 22nd 2014 and ends Tuesday, September 16th 2014.

Columbia College Chicago Book Charge features are:

Instructions to request a Book Charge:

Students will receive an immediate response after the form is submitted stating either a confirmation of approval or a reason for denial. Authorization Forms will be processed daily at 3pm and funds will be available on the Campus Card the next business day. Eligible students who submit the form after 3pm will receive their funds after 2 business days. Students who are approved for a Book Charge will receive an email through Loopmail when the funds have been added to their Campus Cards.

Students may receive only one Book Charge per semester.

Students who receive funds for books and supplies from outside agencies such as the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), Veterans Administration, or other Third Party agencies must submit a Billing Notification from the agency to Student Financial Services in order to receive a Third Party Book Charge for the Fall 2014 semester. Third Party Book charges expire on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014.


Student Financial Service
600 S. Michigan Ave        
Suite 303
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (866) 705-0200

Follett Bookstore Gift Card

Another option for purchasing books and supplies is the Follett Campus Bookstore Gift Card.  Gift cards can be purchased online at the Follett website. For more information, click here: Bookstore Gift Card. Gift cards can be mailed to the student or picked up at the Columbia College Chicago bookstore.