Rattler Pack

Our Rattler Pack program gives you access to all of your course materials. No need to shop around!

  • Receive all your course materials before the first day of class
  • Save 35-50% on the cost of course materials each term
  • Benefit from a highly personalized concierge service

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STRIKE UP TEXTBOOK SAVINGS WITH THE NEW RATTLER PACK! 

 

Spring 2023 Semester Details Coming Soon!

 

 

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How To Access Rattler Pack Course Materials:

  • Check your FAMU Email to view your list of course materials
  • Scroll down to add your phone number
  • Select your materials pick-up option (Bookstore pick-up or Delivery)
  • Acknowledge the Textbook Rental Policy/Guidelines and Terms of Use/Privacy Policy
  • Click Submit
  • Look for an email notification that your course materials are ready for pickup or delivery

The Benefits

    • Receive all your course materials by the first day of class
    • Save 35-50% on the cost of your required course materials each term
    • Benefit from highly personalized service from our on-campus bookstore staff
    • Plan ahead with more ease and less stress because you know the cost of your course materials for every term is based on the number of credits you register for.
    • Save time - we negotiated the low rate of $24 per credit hour for you so that you don't have to shop around for low prices.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Rattler Pack is a course material model that lowers the cost of materials for students and ensures students have access to all of their required course materials on or before the first day of class. Through this new program, physical books will be conveniently packaged and provided to students on a rental basis, and digital materials will be delivered directly within Canvas. Costs will be applied as a course charge. At the end of the term, students will receive email reminders to return their physical course materials to the bookstore.

All undergraduate programs are included in the Rattler Pack. Graduate and Law courses are not included at this time. 

  1. Register for your classes and the bookstore will start preparing your course materials
  2. One month before classes start, you will receive an email instructing you to select your delivery preference (in-store pickup or shipped directly to you)
  3. An email notification will be sent when your order is ready for pick up or when it ships
  4. Your digital materials will be delivered for your course(s) within Canvas.

All required course materials are included as a course charge of $24 per credit hour per semester.

 

The program provides all required textbooks, lab manuals, access codes, and digital textbook versions to eligible students.

The program does not include consumables that cannot be returned and reused such as lab goggles, dissection kits, molecular model kits, engineering kits, or nursing kits.

All eligible students will be automatically enrolled in the Rattler Pack program.

All undergraduate programs are included in the Rattler Pack. Graduate and Law courses are not included at this time. 

 

The opt-out deadline for the Spring 2023 semester is Friday, January 20, 2023.

The opt-out period for the Fall 2022 term has ended.

Students will be responsible for purchasing their required course materials through the bookstore.

The deadline to return all rental textbooks is the last day of finals. Students will receive email reminders about the rental deadline to their email addresses.

Yes, the program provides you with the option to purchase textbooks at a reduced rate during the return period.

Yes, you will still be required to return continuation course textbooks. You will be issued the same title for the next semester of the continuation course.

 

Students will receive emails and phone calls from the bookstore to remind them to verify their orders. If the student does not opt out, their materials will be held at the bookstore and their student account will be charged.

 

Yes, if the student does not opt out, their materials will be held at the bookstore and their student account will be charged.

You may return the book to the bookstore on the same terms and timelines currently in place. If you drop a class and enroll in a different class, the bookstore will “swap” the required textbooks/codes so that you have what you need.

Yes, you will have 48 hours to return your textbooks. If you do not return the textbooks, the charges for the bundle will go back onto your student account.

A student should only do the book voucher for extra supplies.  All course materials (books, codes) are included in the Rattler Pack.

 

Please contact the FAMU Bookstore team at (850) 599-3070 or bksfamu@bncollege.com.

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FAMU Bookstore Team



P:
(850) 599-3070
E:
bksfamu@bncollege.com