CCP Textbooks and Supplies - Homeschool Students

Please note: The following information is for CCP students attending homeschool. CCP funding does not cover textbook purchases for homeschool students. Homeschool students will need to pay out of pocket for textbooks.


When and Where to Get Textbooks

Textbooks are available for ordering online or pick up beginning the following semester dates for 2024-2025 academic year:

Semester Available Beginning
Summer 2024 April 22, 2024
Fall 2024 August 12, 2024
Spring 2025 January 1, 2025

UC Campus Bookstores

You can order textbooks directly from UC Campus Bookstores, by following the instructions below. When ordering books, please note the following:

  • Homeschool students must pay for textbooks out of pocket.
  • Consider the "Rent" option for new or used books (digital rental is also allowed)
  • If ordering textbooks for shipping (as opposed for in-store pick-up) a shipping fee will be added to your bill.

Purchase Books Online

  1. Go to Catalyst and find your course schedule. Click the Text icon under each course listing to access the list of books for the course on the bookstore’s website
    • If no textbook information is available, select "email me when coursework is available"
  2. The list will display all required, recommended, or choice course materials. For each book, click the CHECK AVAILABILITY button
  3. Select the desired format ("New", "Used", or "Digital") and click the ADD 1 ITEM TO BAG button
  4. If you are purchasing books for multiple courses, go back to your course listing in Catalyst and repeat step 1 through 3 for each course
  5. Once you have added all your books to your bag, click the VIEW BAG & CHECKOUT button
  6. Review your bag and click the CHECKOUT button
  7. A notification will pop up asking "OK with Textbook Substitutions?" – select “Yes! Replace my book with the condition available” (default) and click the PROCEED TO CHECKOUT button
  8. If you already have a UC Bookstore account, click the SIGN IN button. Otherwise, click Create Account or Continue As Guest (it is highly recommended you create an account in order to easily track orders and receive order updates). 
  9. For Delivery Method, use your home address. If you are ordering printed books, provide your home address and leave Standard Ground Shipping selected. You can also select in-store pickup, if this option is available. Once you have selected your delivery method, click the PROCEED TO PAYMENT METHOD button
  10. Under Payment Method, select "Credit/Debit Card", then enter your payment information.
  11. If you are checking out as a guest, click the PROCEED TO CONTACT INFORMATION button
  12. Finally, click the PLACE ORDER button
    • Watch your email for order updates. Digital books will be emailed to your email shortly after your order is placed. You can check your order status for physical books and supplies by signing into the UC Bookstore account or checking for email updates. If you selected in-store pickup, you will receive an email when your order is ready for pick-up.

Purchase Books In-Store

You can acquire textbooks directly from the UC Bookstore. It is recommended you check the bookstore website first to make sure your required books are available (see bookstore websites below).

If buying books in-store, please make sure you bring your UC Bearcat Card or photo ID with you.


Bookstore Contact Information

Clifton Campus

Phone: 513-556-1700



Blue Ash Campus

Phone: 513-558-9492



Clermont Campus

Phone: 513-558-9607