Book Purchase and Return Policy for Student-Athletes

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Student-athletes are afforded the privilege of obtaining books for course curriculum exclusively, utilizing a variety of methods. You may choose to purchase them outright, use financial aid, rent them, or use the Book- Aid entitlement program. If you are unsure of your entitlement to participate in the Book Aid program, please see your head coach for details.      
Important: It is illegal to purchase books for individuals other than for whom the voucher was awarded to. If you are found in violation of purchasing books for teammates whether on, or not on book scholarship; friends in your classes, girlfriends, boyfriends, or significant others may result in, but not limited to the following penalties: suspension of privileges in receiving future book scholarships; lost of NCAA eligibility; lost of your team post-season competition privileges; and the possibility of repaying the value of the voucher to the University’s athletics department. 
        “This is not only a violation of Delaware State University policy regarding fraud, but also the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) which carries very serious penalties - it’s simply not worth it."    ASSA Staff  
In addition, you may NOT purchase pens, pencils, paper, school supplies, disposable products such as snacks, gum, chips, or soft drinks, etc., with book scholarships. However, student athletes requiring special supplies i.e.: calculators specifically designed for the curriculum, "iclicker" may be approved on a case-by-case basis after review by your Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.