Faculty Adoptions

Faculty plays a larger role than you might recognize in ensuring students are able to obtain the course materials they need at reasonable prices. Illini Union Bookstore and our students rely on you, the instructors and faculty, to submit course material lists for your courses in a timely fashion each semester. Timely lists allow us to source the correct textbooks and obtain an appropriate supply of used textbooks. We all know that more used textbooks are exactly what students want!

On the other hand, a delayed list can result in inventory shortages, students unable to obtain required texts and a complete lack of quality used textbooks.

Please do your part and submit your course material lists as early as possible each semester. We are still experiencing some supply chain issues so the sooner you can get us the information, the more likely we will be able to supply the book(s) for your classes on time for your students.

Your students will thank you!

To submit your course material adoptions, please click the following button to visit our Faculty Adoptions site.  If you do not already have an account for the Verba adoption program, please contact us via email at iubtextbooks@illinois.edu.

Book orders (Adoptions) are due:

Fall:  April 7th

Winter & Spring: October 7th

Summer: March 20th

Submit Your Adoption

Training Documents for Adoptions