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Book Advance and eCampus Voucher Form

In order to receive textbooks prior to the start of classes, a student may request a book advance check or voucher with eCampus. Book advances and vouchers are available three weeks before the start of term until noon the Friday before classes begin. By filling out this form, you will automatically receive a book advance or eCampus voucher every term, unless you have not enrolled for two consecutive terms or opt out in writing. Please note that for your first term of enrollment at National Louis University, ONLY the eCampus Book Voucher is available to you.

Eligibility requirements:

  • A complete financial aid file with enough funding available to cover tuition, fees, and other authorized expenses, OR
  • Confirmation from an outside agency specifically stating that book charges are an eligible item to be included on the invoice sent directly to the agency. Examples of this option include, but are not limited to: Military Benefits, Illinois Department of Rehabilitation, Workforce Investment Act or other corporate billing plans.

(example: N12345678)

I authorize National Louis University to apply my financial aid funds or invoice the appropriate agency for a: (required)

Advances are issued in the form of checks to purchase books outside the eCampus bookstore up to $150 per class.

A book voucher is a line of credit set up on the on the website ( in your name. Vouchers are up to $150 per class. You will be contacted within 24 hours of your request via your NLU email when the account is activated. You simply sign on to eCampus and purchase your books. The amount of your purchase is added to your student account.

By signing and returning this form, I understand that I am fully responsible for any book advances or eCampus charges not covered by financial aid. Forms received unsigned via the NLU email system will be considered signed electronically. All forms received from an email address other than an NLU address will be returned unprocessed.


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