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Bookstore Authorizations

Book authorizations are available to all students whose Financial Aid exceeds the cost of their tuition and fees.

To be eligible for a book authorization, you must be registered for the classes you are requesting books for, your account must be current, all documents and forms necessary for disbursement of funds must be completed. In addition, the Federal Funds Authorization form must be completed:

If you elect to authorize your Title IV funds, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to and click on MyLaVerne.
  2. Click on La Verne Portal, login with your email name and email password.
  3. Click on Financial Aid & Student Accts.
  4. Click on Eligibility.
  5. Click on Award by Aid Year.
  6. Select Aid Year 2019-2020 for Fall 2019.
  7. Select Optional- Pay for non-institutional charges with Title IV aid.
  8. Select Accept to authorize.

For each Term or Semester, a list of eligible students will be available at the bookstore and updated every three days during the dates listed below.  Students can verify the dollar amount available to them with the bookstore personnel and purchase their books using the book authorization.  The books will be billed to their student account before their financial aid is disbursed.

To be eligible for a book authorization, please make sure you can answer yes to ALL of the questions listed below:

  • Am I registered in the minimum number of units required to be eligible  for Financial Aid?
  • Does my Financial Aid exceed my tuition and fees?
  • Have I satisfied all the requirements necessary for disbursement? (ex., terms and conditions, master promissory note, entrance counseling, etc..)
  • Have I signed a Federal Funds Authorization form?

Winter 2020

Term Based Programs (including DPA):

  • December 16, 2019 through January 13, 2020 (online orders end January 4, 2020)

Spring 2020

College of Law

  • December 2, 2019 through December 20, 2019 (online orders end December 14, 2019)

Semester Based Programs:

  • December 16, 2019 through February 10, 2020 (online orders end February 1, 2020)
  • January 2, 2020 through January 24, 2020 ~ PsyD & Ed.D. (online orders end January 18, 2020)

Programs include:  Traditional Undergraduate, CAPA, Ed.D., M.Ed, M.S., Psy.D., Teacher Credential

Physician Assistant Trimester:

  • December 16, 2019 through January 13, 2020 (online orders end January 4, 2020)

Term Based Programs (including DPA):

  • March 2, 2020 through March 30, 2020 (online orders end March 22, 2020)

Programs include:

Main Campus: Business Administration, MBAGerontology, MSHealth Administration, MHALeadership and Management, MSPublic Administration, MPAPublic Administration, DPA, Data Analytics, MS

Regional Campuses: Bakersfield, Burbank, Irvine, Naval Base Ventura County, Ontario, Oxnard, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Victorville, Centers for Educators