I need to get my textbook, but should I...
Buy the book new
Use the Digital Access textbook for your class (DDA)
Buy a used copy of the book
Rent the textbook
Buy an E-Book
Buy an E-Chapter
Get the book from the Oakton Library Textbook Reserve
Borrow the book from a Library
Explore the pages of this guide to check your options for getting the right textbooks, on time, and at the right price.
A. Student Government Association (SGA) Application
Each year the SGA provides students financial resources to assist with the cost of text book. The application to be considered is available at: https://www.oakton.edu/admission/forms/21_22/21-22textbkpurchase.pdf Students may email their completed applications to email@example.comB. CARES Act
The Oakton CARES Emergency Relief Fund application is open. Refer fall students to the application if they have been impacted by the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.
The FAQ page on our website has also been updated for the fall semester.
Weekly application review begins mid-September. Award amounts will range from $500 - $2500, depending on application, financial need, and enrollment.
Students who owe a prior tuition balance may wish to appeal for additional funding consideration. Oakton CARES student appeals will be managed by the Office of Student Affairs and can be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-635-1739.