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Most Ohio University courses require textbooks and/or other materials. Text and materials requirements for each course are listed in the course offerings. (Course offerings are available from the course offerings page.) You will also find the book listed on the course syllabus. It is important to order your books in time to receive them by the time you start your first day of a class.

When purchasing materials from any vendor you should provide the following information to assure the correct edition:

  1. ISBN #
  2. author
  3. title
  4. edition (if applicable)

Order Online: MBS Direct is OHIO's official bookstore.

MBS Direct: OHIO's official bookstore

Visit the MBS Direct online bookstore to order books. You may purchase required materials elsewhere as long as you purchase the correct edition that is required for your course. 

You can contact MBS Direct at 740.566.0934. When you call, you will need to identify yourself as an online degree student and provide your course number(s) to ensure you get the right editions.

MBS Direct accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards, as well as Visa and MasterCard debit cards. They also accept checks and money orders. PayPal™ is also an option.

Alternative Sources

You may purchase required materials from any source as long as you purchase the correct edition for the course.