Bookstore Credit

Bookstore credit is used to make purchases at the UIW Bookstore and is available for students whose financial aid exceeds their billed costs. 

Request Bookstore Credit

Students may send a request to the Office of Financial Assistance for bookstore credit if their financial aid exceeds billed charges. For more information, contact the Office of Financial Assistance at (210) 829-6008 or

Bookstore Credit FAQ

  • To make a purchase at the UIW Bookstore, present your student ID card to the bookstore cashier.
  • For online purchases through the UIW Bookstore website, enter your student ID as the payment method on the checkout page.
  • Bookstore credit may not exceed $600 per semester.
  • Bookstore credit becomes available 2 weeks before the semester begins and remains on your account until 2 weeks prior to the end of the semester.
  • Any unused bookstore allowance will be credited back to the student's account. If the student's account is paid in full, then a refund will be issued.

For more information, please visit the UIW bookstore.