Book Advances

In order to be eligible for a book advance, all required financial aid forms must be returned to the Financial Aid Office and your financial aid must exceed your semester charges. You must also return the Educational Loan Agreement found in IOL.

If you are eligible for a book advance, your book advance is available on the Follett website at You will receive an email notification at your Alverno email address when your book advance is available. To access your book advance you will need an account number, which is your seven-digit student ID number and a pin number, which is your eight digit date of birth (no punctuation).