Every student enrolled in a course participating in Access Athens will have immediate access to the electronic textbook materials beginning at 8:00 am on the first day of the semester. You do not have to do anything if you want to continue to use those materials for the entire semester.
Students have until midnight on the last day of the Late Registration/Drop & Add period to opt-out of the program. You can check this date by visiting www.athens.edu/student-accounts/important-dates/ . The charge will appear on your Athens State student account as “Access Athens”.
If you would like to opt out of the program please email by the last day of Late Registration/ Drop & Add period. The charges will be removed from your student account and you will be responsible for finding your textbook materials. The email must come from your Athens State student email account and must include your student identification number.
If you are on a scholarship or a PELL Grant that charges the Bookstore, the Bookstore will charge your student account. You do not need to take any action.
All course materials will be available at 8:00 am on the official first day of the semester. Please visit Important Dates for dates or each semester.
If you are interested in a print copy in addition to the digital book, please visit the Athens State University Bookstore. They can special order low-cost print versions.
An email will be sent to your Athens State student email account with the exact cost of the textbook. This amount will be added to your student account in the Business Office. You can view these charges by logging in to your Athens State Online account.
An email is sent weekly to students who are registered in a class participating in Access Athens with information concerning the exact cost of the textbook.
You can pay for the textbook charges when you pay your tuition.
Textbook information can be located by visiting the University Bookstore’s website and clicking on the “Textbook” link.