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Thank you for your interest in purchasing academic products from costcentral.com. Please read the information below to ensure a smooth ordering process.

How do I order academic products?

1. Verify you qualify to purchase academic products.

2. Call us toll free or place your order online.

3. Fax or e-mail us your current academic credentials.

  • Via Fax: Fax a legible copy to us at 814-456-5622
  • Via e-mail: Email a .jpg scan to us at acad@costcentral.com

Who is eligible for academic products?

Accredited Educational Institutions

Administrative Offices & Boards of Education

Teachers, Faculty and Staff

Students

Public Libraries

Public Museums


Product MUST be shipped to the individual who is qualified. Please note that we cannot ship Academic products to a business address.

*Manufacturer restrictions may vary.


What do I need for credentials?

Accredited Educational Institutions, Libraries And Museums

  • Completed Signed Purchase Order Including Part Numbers

Teachers, Faculty and Staff

  • Photo School ID. If no Photo on ID, then a Current Drivers License with Photo too. (or)
  • Photo ID and Dated Pay Stub (or)
  • Letter from Human Resources verifying employment

Students

  • Photo School ID (or)
  • Letter from School verifying enrollment (or electronic confirmation)
  • Report Card

Contact Information

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Top 4 FAQ's

1. What is the difference between academic products and the Commercial version?

Only the price. The products are identical.

2. How many copies can I buy?

Students and faculty are limited to 1 of each item. Accredited educational institutions have no quantity limits.

3. I am a reseller selling to a school, can I purchase academic products?

No, we can only sell to the end user.

4. How long does it take to process my academic order?

Please allow 1-2 business days to validate your credentials after we receive them.


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