Adoption Form Instructions

  • Supply detailed information including:  Author, Title, Publisher, and ISBN, if available.  If you believe a newer edition might be available, indicate which edition you prefer. 

  • (Please, be aware that if you choose an old edition, we may have difficulty finding enough, if any books to supply your class.)

  • Be sure to indicate if the text is Required or Optional for the students.  If you have No Text Required for your class, indicate it on the adoption form.
    (
    We need information on every section.)

  • When adopting Course Packets, provide detailed information. i.e. -

    1. New Course Pak,    
    2. Use existing Course Pak,
    3. Revising old Course Pak, etc.
    • We need a proof ready copy for printing, and citations on each item included for checking copyrights.
    • (Please note:  Some copyright approvals can take up to 8 weeks)
  • All additions or changes to your textbook adoptions must be made in writing.  They can be faxed or emailed to us for prompt service. 

  • Our deadline for adoption forms are set to provide us adequate time to purchase as many used copies as possible through Buyback and other Wholesale programs. 

We are the only University-Owned Bookstore.  Purchases made through us financially support the University programs, Faculty and Staff.

We are your official Missouri State Bookstore.

Thank you for your support!