Get your books on time!
The Financial Aid Office begins to offer book advances prior to the beginning of each semester so that you may purchase books and supplies. If you qualify for a book advance, a “to-do” item will appear on your “To Do” list in your Student Center via Self Service and you will be notified through your FIU Email address.
How it Works
Confirm your selections by clicking “Submit”. Click the “Financial Aid Book Advance” link to accept your book advance.
Using Your Funds
Book Advance funds will be available on your FIU One Card within 24 hours of the acceptance of your reward. The entire amount of the Book Advance credited to your FIU One Card will be deducted from your financial aid award.
Using your funds ONLINE
Your Book Advance funds can be used to purchase course materials online at fiu.bncollege.com. Once you have selected the items you would like to purchase, proceed to checkout. Imput your 7-digit Panther ID number in the “card number” field to use your Book Advance funds as payment.
Rolling over funds
After the last day of the semester’s drop/add period, you may use the remaining balance on your FIU One Card (now FIU Cash) wherever the FIU One Card is accepted. You may also request a refund from your card by following the instructions on the FIU One Card Terms and Conditions.