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Navigating Central Penn's Online Bookstore: MBS Direct

Central Penn's Online Bookstore is hosted by MBS Direct.

On the landing page, click "Log In to Your Account" in the upper left.  If you do not already have an account, create one with your Central Penn email address. 

If you are using a voucher from Financial Aid, DO NOT click either "Redeem it Here" or "Financial Aid". First log into your Account or Create an account using YOUR Central Penn Email address. You will enter your voucher information when you check out.

Once you have accessed (or created) your account, click "Menu" near the upper right of the screen, then click "Order Your Materials" (when that becomes visible).


Enter your Course Code(s) to ensure you are looking at the materials for the right class(es). To find your Course Code(s), see the guide for Student Portal Textbook Information

Make selections and click "Add Selected to Cart". When you are done selecting your materials, click "Cart" at the upper right of the screen.

At this point, if you are using a voucher, you can either click on "Financial Aid" (to the left of "Cart") OR "Use It Here" near the top middle of the screen.

If using a Voucher, use the information provided in the email about your voucher. This is what the log in page looks like if you are using a voucher:

and then continue the Check out process.