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Accessing Your Ivy+ Textbooks in 3 Easy Steps!
Step 1: Register for class

Register for classes via Schedule Builder. Or, visit MyIvy or the class search page for more information about registering for courses.

Step 2: Confirm your Ivy+ textbook order 

Once registered, check your email for information from Barnes & Noble. The email will be sent within 24 hours of registering.  It will include your schedule and textbook confirmation details. Students must confirm in the BNC Ivy+ Student Portal. Confirm your Ivy+ textbook order begins 30 days before start of each semester.

Step 3: Access your Ivy+ textbooks 

Login to IvyLearn to access your digital course materials in the Ivy+ Bookshelf. For physical materials, an email will be sent to your email address when your order is ready for pickup or to notify you when it ships. Classes open in IvyLearn two days before the start of class.

Ordering Ivy+ Textbook Print Options

Ivy+ textbooks is a digital-first model. However, eligible students with digital textbooks can choose instead to order print textbooks through Ivy+.

Step 1: Select your textbooks

Go to Find Textbooks on the Barnes & Noble Ivy Tech website

Select your campus using the drop-down feature

Select ‘Sp22 Print Option’ for the term

Complete the course information (department, course, section)

Choose ‘Find Course Materials’

Need to know course details? Course information can be found on your class schedule in MyIvy > Schedule Builder > Current Schedule.
Step 2: Add textbooks to your cart

Select the format and add to your cart. Choose ‘View Cart’ to proceed.

A price will be listed for the book, but you will not be charged. The College is covering the cost of print textbooks through the Spring 2023 semester.

Step 3: Check out

Choose ‘Checkout’ and select your pick-up preference (in-store pick-up or shipping.) Choose ‘Continue’

Select the ‘Print Option/Gift Card Payment Type.’ Enter your C# for the gift card number and IVY+ for the pin. Choose ‘Continue’

Review your order, delivery preferences, and choose ‘Place Your Order’

Once confirmed, you will receive an email from Barnes & Noble with important details about your order status

You can choose to either pick up your textbooks from your local bookstore or have them shipped directly to you. Standard shipping is free, but express shipping includes a $19 fee.

More resources

Check out Student Quick Guide 

Watch our video tutorial

For specific textbook questions, contact the Barnes & Noble team

Resources & Support

We have a number of resources available to students on our Ivy+ tuition website and in the MyIvy Service Portal.

Need Support?

Do you have questions or need assistance with your Ivy+ textbooks?  It is important to check your email address to receive important Ivy+ information. We also have additional resources available to help!

What is Ivy+ Textbooks?

Ivy+ Textbooks means all required textbooks are one price. No more questioning the cost of books! For even more value required textbooks are free for eligible students through the Spring 2023 semester!

Ivy+ Benefits

Ivy+ Textbooks will save students time, money, and hassle when accessing course materials.
Ivy Tech will provide all required Ivy+ textbooks to students, no more shopping around to find your textbooks.
The majority of Ivy+ textbooks will be offered digitally via IvyLearn in a seamless and streamlined process.
Access your Ivy+ textbooks today! Click the link below to get started!

Ivy+ Textbooks and Barnes & Noble Process FAQ

How does Ivy+ textbooks work with the bookstore?

Will I still have a choice of materials?

How will I access my digital textbooks?

I’ve never used digital textbooks. How do they work?

If I want to get print versions of textbooks, can I choose how to get them?

If I receive physical textbooks, can I buy them at the end of the semester?

How do I return physical textbooks?

When are my textbook rentals due back to the bookstore?

What happens if I do not return the books by the due date?

If my class next semester is going to use the same book, do I still need to return it?

What if I change my schedule/class?

Can I use Financial Aid to pay for other materials I need from the bookstore?

What if my professor uses Open Education Resources (OER) instead of a textbook? Will that affect my Ivy+ textbook fee?

How do I contact the bookstore about my Ivy+ textbook order?


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