Aid in the Bookstore

Authorizing Your Financial Aid in the Bookstore

You may authorize your financial aid for use in the Bookstore toward certain educational expenses. Follow the steps below to authorize:

  1. Login to MyAthens Self-Service
  2. Select MyAthens Student under the Tools menu
  3. Under your Profile Picture and Name, select “Financial Aid”
  4. SUnder Responses Required, click View Questions then answer and Submit

Searching the Online Bookstore

Once you have authorized your financial aid for use in the Bookstore, your account should update within an hour. You may then visit the Bookstore website and use their “Shop by Student ID” function to list your required books without manually having to enter any courses.

Utilizing the Access Athens Program

Athens State University is pleased to offer a new, more affordable way to access textbooks and other course material. The “Access Athens” program is designed to provide instant digital access to course material at a reduced rate, helping you succeed in your course from the very beginning!

  • Reduces the cost of required textbooks and other course materials
  • Provides instant digital access to the textbook and other course material on the very first day of class
  • Allows you to view the material in Canvas and download portions of the material on your computer, tablet, or smartphone to access offline

Financial Aid is eligible to cover these costs after authorization. These options will also be shown online using the “Shop by Student ID” Bookstore function.