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Victor E. Bundle

Grayson College Textbook and Course Material Program

About

The Victor E. Bundle program makes getting your course materials more convenient and affordable.

  • Receive all your course materials before the first day of class
  • Save 35-50% on the cost of course materials each term
  • Benefit from a highly personalized service

How It Works

Register for Classes

Upon registering for courses, you will be automatically enrolled into the program.

Verify your Order

Starting 30 days before the first day of classes, you will receive an email to verify your order and select your fulfillment preference.

Receive your Textbooks

An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pickup or when it ships. Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Canvas.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Victor E. Bundle is a course material delivery model that simplifies the student experience, lowers the cost of materials and ensures students have access to all of their required course materials on or before the first day of class. Through this innovative program, physical books are conveniently packaged and provided to students on a rental basis, and access to digital material is linked directly within Canvas, $27.50 plus tax per credit hour for the 23-24 academic year. At the end of the term, students will receive email reminders to return rented physical course materials to the bookstore.
  • Register for your classes and the bookstore will start preparing your course materials

    • One month before classes start, you will receive an email instructing you to select your delivery preference (in-store pickup or shipped directly to you)
    • An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pickup or when it ships
    • Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Canvas
  • Students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program and Vocational Nursing Program are excluded from the program; however, students in these programs will still be able to purchase course materials from the bookstore.

  • The program provides all required textbooks, eTextbooks, lab manuals, and access codes to eligible students.
  • The program does not include consumable course supplies that cannot be returned and reused such as lab goggles, dissection kits, cosmetology kits, culinary kits, welding kits or nursing kits. Kits must be purchased separately from the Victor E. Bundle Program but may be bought in the bookstore.
  • All eligible students will be automatically enrolled in the Victor E. Bundle program.
  • Students have the option to opt-out of the Victor E. Bundle program each semester during the opt-out window.

    The opt-out window for Summer 1 4-week and 8-week terms is June 5th, 2024.

    By opting out, students will not receive their required materials in a convenient package and access to digital content will be removed after the opt-out window closes.

    Options for purchasing course materials after opting out can be found on the bookstore website. To opt-out, use the Victor E. Bundle Opt-Out Process.

  • You may change your opt-out status and opt into the Victor E. Bundle program via the Victor E. Bundle Opt-Out Process, or by following the instructions found in your opt-out confirmation email. Please note you must make your final selection by June 5th for Summer 1 4 and 8 week terms.
  • Students will be responsible for purchasing their required course materials through the bookstore, directly from the publisher, or other booksellers (Amazon, Chegg, etc).
  • The deadline to return all rental textbooks is the last day of final exams for the semester. For Spring 2024, the last day for final exams is Thursday, May 9th. Students will receive reminders ahead of the rental deadline to their email address.
  • Yes, the program provides you with the option to purchase any rental textbooks at a reduced rate during the semester. 
  • Yes, you will be required to return rented materials used in continuation courses. You will be issued the same title for the next semester of the continuation course. Access to digital content is also provided for a single term and is re-authorized once you have registered for the continuation portion of the course. Continuity to your work within that content is maintained through your user account you create with the publisher.
  • Students will receive email notifications from the bookstore reminding them to verify their order and choose their fulfillment preference. If the student does not opt-out, their materials will be held at the bookstore, and their student account will be charged.
  • Yes, if the student does not opt-out, physical materials will be held at the bookstore, digital materials will be accessed through the LMS, and the student account will be charged.
  • If course materials have been picked up or delivered for the dropped class, those materials should be returned to the bookstore within 48 hours. If you drop a class and enroll in a different class, the bookstore will “swap” the required course materials so that you have what you need .
  • Yes, you will have 48 hours to return your textbooks. If you do not return the textbooks, the charges for the bundle will remain on your student account, and you will be subject to a replacement (75% of the new book price) and non-return processing fee (7.5% of new book price at time of purchase).

  • Only materials identified by your professor or campus as “required” are included as part of the program. All “recommended” materials will be available for purchase at the campus store.
  • No! The program is optional. You may opt-out to obtain textbooks on your own.