GCU provides eBooks in many of its courses in order to provide easy access to students and faculty. eBooks are made available to you as soon as you are able to log into your LoudCloud classroom. If you are unsure of where to locate your eBooks within your classroom, please check out our article on Downloading Your eBooks.
Some courses may still require print textbooks. Follow the directions below to determine if your book with use an eBook or print textbook.
- Browse to textbooks.gcu.edu.
- Enter the course number. The course number can be found within your Student Portal under the Current Courses section on the homepage. An example of a course number is: UNV-103.
- Choose how you are taking the course and select Submit.
Once the list populates, you will see the course title highlighted in blue. The resource format will be listed by color and you will find all the necessary information listed below.
How do I order print textbooks?
Some courses contain electronic resources, while others may require you to obtain print textbooks. With the evolution of the campus store, students can order their textbooks online.
If your course provides a book in the digital format but you would like a hard copy, you can find all the necessary information to purchase or rent a copy on this page. You can also locate the complete book citation within your course syllabus.