IncludED Bundled Book Program

IncludED Bundled Book Program - Getting Your Required Textbooks has never been easier!

Please contact the Campus Store if you have any questions. Our operation hours are 10am-4pm Monday through Friday.

Contact Information:

IncludEd email:  includedbook@cau.edu

Course materials hotline at the Campus Store:  404-880-8521

Overview:

The Clark Atlanta University IncludED Book Bundle initiative is designed to increase our undergraduate students' academic success! The IncludED book bundle supports optimal academic achievement, affordability, and accessibility for undergraduate students to support their matriculation at CAU.

Academic Achievement:

  • Students will have access to their own course textbook and material, positioning the students well to increase the likelihood of academic
  • Both faculty and students have indicated students perform better when having the required course material than those who do.

Affordability:

  • Students will now have the choice to use financial aid to pay for their
  • Since the books are now bundled, students are able to purchase their books at a cost below market

Accessibility:

  • New undergraduate students will have access to their books on the first day of
  • Whether digital or print, the process is convenient for students obtaining their books.

 

IncludED FAQs:

Who is eligible for the Book Bundle Program (IncludED)?

All new undergraduate students including freshmen, readmits and tranfers taking 12 or more credit hours (or fulltime status). The fee will remain in effect for the duration of the new and continuing students matriculation at Clark Atlanta University.

How do I purchase my books?

You course materials are automatically ordered for you based upon your class registration and materials chosen by your professor for each course. Do not purchase materials separately.

What if my books are online or digital?

You will receive an email from Follett customer service to your student email giving you instructions on accessing your digital materials. Some materials are automatically loaded to your bookshelf within your course in CANVAS. Please review the “helpful hints” flyer for more specific information below or visit the Campus Store webpage in the IncludED area.

Do I need special software to read these eBooks?

The books are readable using a number of devices, including laptops, desktops, and mobile devices.

What if my books are not online or digital-new or rental?

Textbooks that are only available in print form will be available for pick up from the CAU Campus Store approximately one week prior to the term starting. You will receive a communication when your materials are ready to your student email.

I'm a new undergraduate student and don't have a tablet or mobile device. What should I do?

There are numerous facilities on campus that students can use to access their books such as the AUC Library. The CAU Bookstore also has laptop options available for purchase.

How do I pay the IncludED Book Bundle Fee?

The cost of $375 per semester will be posted to your student account on Banner Web. Once you register, all your materials will automatically be ordered for you. The fee is subject to change each academic year based upon course adoptions. You may use the same payment method/source as those you use to pay your tuition and fees.

Can I opt out of participating in this program?

Yes, a student must complete and submit the “Required IncludED Book Bundle Fee Opt-Out” form by 5 PM on the official OPT OUT Date for the upcoming term and no later than approximately 21 days prior to the 1st day of class. Opt Out opens on the first day of registration for the new term. A student is required to return all course materials previously received that are part of the bundle program before the refund can be processed. The fee on the student’s account will not be removed unless the deadline and return of course materials is satisfied. The opt-out form is available on the CAU website-Campus Services-IncludED Book Bundle Program.

Can I opt in at a later date?

Yes, you can once registration opens for the new term. Complete OPT IN Form by deadline (last day of class for the current term). In addition, there can be no "non-returned" course materials on your account. Opt in is possible for a future semester, but not in current semester that you just opted out. The OPT IN form is available on the CAU website-Campus Services-IncludED Book Bundle Program.

Can I share these eBooks with friends or family members?

All the books included in this initiative are protected under international copyright law. This means that when you purchase the IncludED book bundle, you are only purchasing one license for each book contained in the bundle. Each publisher will have different limitations relative to downloading and copying their textbook.

Where can I email any questions or concerns?

Questions or concerns can be emailed to IncludEDbook@cau.edu. Or contact the CAU Campus Store Course Materials Hotline at 404-880-8521.

OPT OUT FORM

OPT IN FORM

HELPFUL HINTS for Course Material Access