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Faculty Adoptions

Please submit summer and fall 2016 textbook adoptions by March 25th to ensure sufficient time to process them and secure used/rental books. University policy dictates that summer and fall 2016 textbook adoptions should be submitted by April 24th to permit compliance with USM Board of Regents policy.

Notify the Bookstore of your textbook adoptions by one of the following 3 options:

Option 1: Online System
Click here to log in, or if you've never used the online system before click here to register.
Benefits of using the online adoption system: adoptions are saved for easy re-adoption in future terms, view course materials used for classes in the past, integrated textbook database with immediate notification of new editions.

Option 2: Email
Download the textbook adoption form by clicking here. Complete it electronically and email it to
Alternatively you may submit your adoption information to the Bookstore by using the Contact Form, or by simply emailing the information to

Option 3: Paper Form
Download the textbook adoption form by clicking here, print it, fill it out, and send via campus mail to the Bookstore Textbook Department. You may also fax the form to 410-455-8629. Please also feel free to to visit the textbook desk on the ground level of the Bookstore and submit your adoption in person. We'd love to meet you.

By submitting your adoption online or by email you acknowledge the information required in the
Maryland State Law 'College Textbook Competition and Affordability Act of 2009.' Specific information on the requirements
of this law and other helpful hints are available at


For questions, e-mail or call 410-455-2699.

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