Textbooks

online bookstore Textbook information for online courses is available through Webster University's official bookstore for online courses, MBS Direct, approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the start of each term. Your should obtain textbook information and order your books before your course begins.

Textbooks and related course materials for online courses can be ordered from MBS Direct. Purchasing textbooks and course materials is convenient, simple and secure. Once you have placed your order with MBS Direct, it will be shipped within 24 hours. You can select from several shipping options including next-day air.

Please note: This applies to ALL ONLINE COURSE MATERIAL regardless of the student's physical location. The Follett Bookstore at the St. Louis home campus does not handle book orders for online courses. If you are taking a mixture of online and face-to-face courses at the St. Louis campuses, you will need to purchase your books separately.

When ordering from the online bookstore:

  • Allow plenty of time for textbooks to arrive before class.
  • Order early! You will need your textbook for the first week of class.
  • NOTE: Please be aware International versions of the text may differ from the Domestic (North American) version required for your course.

For more information regarding viewing textbook information or ordering your books through MBS Direct online bookstore, please view our short tutorial.