FAQ: Course Materials

While some of our courses do not require a textbook, most will have mandatory textbooks, lab kits, or other materials. For those that do, the Virtual Bookstore offers a convenient, fast way to get purchase materials.  It is not recommended that students attempt to substitute the text.

To learn about materials needed for a specific course, navigate to Find a Course  for the “Required Materials”. Students will also receive a direct link to ordering information to their email once enrollment is complete.

To process your order, navigate to the Virtual Bookstore.

*For processing of school purchase orders for textbooks please contact your Affiliate School and Student Support Coordinator.

Tuition payments for courses and textbook purchases are separate transactions.

Textbooks prices will vary based on the course. To get information about specific course’s requirements, navigate to Find a Course  for the “Required Materials.”

Most textbooks purchased from the Mizzou K-12 Online Virtual Bookstore will have a guaranteed buy back. Because the demand for books constantly changes, the buy back price will be quoted at the time of purchase.

To ensure book buy back processing, students should maintain the good condition of their books.

Book Buyback Conditions

For textbooks ordered through the Mizzou K-12 Online Virtual Bookstore, delivery usually takes from 2 days to 1 week, depending on the shipping method chosen. UPS is the preferred carrier for shipments, because they can be tracked and are guaranteed. The bookstore processes orders within 1 business day and uses UPS ground, which has shipping times of 1-5 days within the continental US.

The following options are generally available:

  • UPS Ground, 2nd Day, Next Day, Saturday

USPS and Sure Post

Tuition payments for courses and textbook purchases are separate transactions.

The Mizzou K-12 Online Virtual Bookstore accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Visa, Mastercard,Discover,American Express

*For processing of school purchase orders for textbooks please contact your School Affiliate Liaison.

Each course has a specific textbook that is required. Check the course information for the textbook requirements and ordering information.