Textbook Award Program

Students who met the requirements to receive the $500 Textbook Award for 8 semesters should claim their award through Porches, following the instructions provided here.

To determine if you are eligible for the Textbook Award:

  1. Login to Porches and click "View and confirm your awards" in the Financial Aid channel on the Flyers First tab. Check the Award Overview tab.  

  2. If you are eligible for the award, you'll see a message that says, "You are eligible to receive up to $500 per semester for the cost of books via the Text Book Award Program."

To determine your Textbook Award balance:

  • Check your Flyer Express Balances by going here: flyerexpress.udayton.edu.
  • Click on "My Account" and log in with your network username and password and view your "Award" balance.


  • Come into the Bookstore and ask a cashier to look up your balance.  You'll need your ID card to get this information!

To use the Textbook Award:

Simply come into the UD Bookstore, located in Marianist Hall and visit the Textbook department (second floor).  When there, our trained and dedicated staff will be able to assist you in looking up your schedule and helping you find your books on shelves.  You'll be able to choose between New Books, Used Books, Rental and even digital on some titles.  Simply take your selections to a cash register and let the cashier know you have the Textbook Scholarship.  In one transaction, you'll be able to purchase or rent, or both all of your textbooks.  

If you have questions about receiving the Textbook Award, contact futureflyer@udayton.edu.

If you have questions about redemption of the Textbook Award, contact bookstore@udayton.edu.