POL-U8800.02 Ordering And Communicating Course Materials

Dates and Approval

Effective Date:

May 26, 1998

Revised Date:

May 7, 2021

Approved by:

President Sabah Randhawa

Who does this policy apply to?

This policy applies to all faculty and staff requesting course materials for University classes from the Associated Students (AS) Bookstore.


There is no overview for this policy.


Course materials

Any supplies or texts required or recommended by faculty or staff for a given course. Course materials may include but are not limited to, texts, workbooks, study guides, CD-ROMS, art supplies, and other ancillary materials ( WAC 516-40-020)

Note: The above definition includes multiple formats and modalities through which students may access such content.

Policy Statements

1. AS Bookstore Has Exclusive Authority to Sell Course Materials On-Campus

No additional description for this statement.

2. AS Bookstore Maintains the Official Record of Course Materials

No additional description for this statement.

3. AS Bookstore Will Work with Course Instructors to Provide Affordable Course Materials

No additional description for this statement.

4. Course Instructors (or designee) Must Communicate All Assigned Course Materials to the AS Bookstore

To the maximum extent practicable, course materials shall be communicated at least 10 days before students register for classes.

5. AS Bookstore Must Communicate Course Material Information on the Website at the Time of Class Registration

AS Bookstore must communicate course materials four (4) weeks before the start of the class for which the materials are required (RCW 28B.10.590).

Information must include:

  1. Anticipated cost of course materials and
  2. International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN).
  3. Title
  4. Author(s)
  5. Edition

Policy Information