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University Co-op Course Material Scholarship


This summer, the Co-op made a $10 million commitment to support UT students with the greatest need. The gift will grow the previously established UT Co-op Undergraduate Scholarship — which was matched dollar for dollar by the Texas Challenge — and provide $500 stipends for books and supplies to more than 1,500 students annually. Through The Co-op’s commitment, the cycle of Longhorns investing in Longhorns continues.


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Co-op Scholarship FAQs

+How does a student know if they’re getting textbook credit from a University Co-op Book Scholarship?

The University Co-op Course Material Scholarship is indicated as a credit on the student’s Financial Aid Notification (FAN). Credits are only redeemable at the University Co-op, and are not issued directly to students or applied to university charges.

+What can I buy with my Co-op Scholarship?

What am I able to purchase with my University Co-op Scholarship scholarship funds?

Textbooks, school supplies, art supplies, and lab equipment needed for classes. Backpacks are not eligible to be purchased with University Co-op Scholarship scholarship funds.


Can I add Longhorn gear to my order?

You’ll need to make a second transaction for your non-scholarship items. If you’re shopping online, please place one order for your course materials and then a second online order with credit card as the payment for any non-course material items. If you add extra gear to your scholarship order, they will be cancelled during fulfillment and not charged to your scholarship account.

+How do I use my University Co-op Scholarship Funds?

What do I need to Bring to the store to make my purchases?

Please bring a photo ID to shop in store. You can check out at any register, but let the cashier know that you’re a University Co-op Scholarship student who would like to use your scholarship. We will ask you for your UT EID at the register to find your account.


Do my credits rollover?

If you remain eligible for the program based on criteria determined by The University, your credit will rollover


Can I shop online and in store with my University Co-op Scholarship scholarship?

You can shop online and in-store. You can place online orders as long as they total less than your scholarship amount. To Shop online:

1) Use the Forgot Password link on the website to set up your online account (enter the email address used for University Co-op Scholarship). Note: if you are a returning University Co-op Scholarship student, you will not need to create an account, you will log into your existing account.

2) Place your order online. When you get to the final screen of check-out, choose “INVOICE” as your payment method.

3) Submit your order!

Please note – only add course material items to your order. If you’d like to purchase some additional Longhorn gear, place a separate order and choose credit card payment during checkout. If you will be spending more than $250 on your course materials, please contact our customer service team before purchasing.


How can I use my University Co-op Scholarship Credit on Longhorn Textbook Access (LTA) materials?

If you are a University Co-op Scholarship student and wish you use your textbook credit on Longhorn Textbook Access items, the cost for the course materials will be deducted from your University Co-op Scholarship account balance after the 12th class day.

If you don’t have enough funds in your University Co-op Scholarship account to cover the cost of your Longhorn Textbook Access course materials, the different will show up on your “What I Owe” page and you will need to pay that by the 20th class day to retain access to your Longhorn Textbook Access course materials.

Learn more about LTA here!

+How do I access my University Co-op Scholarship Account?

I can’t log into my account!

Use the Forgot Password link on the website to set up your online account (enter the email address used for University Co-op Scholarship). Note: if you are a returning University Co-op Scholarship student, you will not need to create an account, you will log into your existing account.


How can I check my University Co-op Scholarship account balance?

We encourage you to keep track of your spending as you go. If you’d like to get an account update, you can:

Log into our website.
• Visit the Billing > Account Balance section to see your latest Scholarship Account Balance.
• Your $250 scholarship is good for two semesters. Leftover credits roll over to the next academic year.


Do I have to pay the balance due? Did I pay for my materials?

The “Balance Due” is an function on our website that we cannot remove at this time, but your credit has been deducted from your account and you don’t need to pay the balance amount.

+When do University Co-op Course Material students receive their textbook credits?

Students receive their annual textbook credit in August, and can confirm if they are eligible for the credit via their Financial Aid Notification (FAN). Each August, the University Co-op will email students directly about their credit availability and host information sessions on how to use their credits.

+What if I already purchased my textbooks, and just received the credit?

We understand that you may have already purchased textbooks and course materials for the fall semester. Please fill out this form to request a refund and apply your course materials scholarship or come in store. If you would like to refund an ebook to instead pay using your scholarship, please use the form as we cannot complete this refund in store.

+What if I have a textbook that is in the Longhorn Textbook Access (LTA) Program?

If an eligible student has remaining credit available at the University Co-op, the LTA charges will be covered by the credit.If an eligible student has remaining credit available at the University Co-op, the LTA charges will be covered by the credit.

+What if my course materials cost more than my textbook credit?

If a student’s course materials total more than their remaining credit, the student is responsible for covering the difference.

+What if my course materials cost less than my textbook credit?

Any unused credit can be kept and used in the next academic year.