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Using Edoptions to Order Textbooks

Creating an eDoptions account

This section provides instructions for creating an eDoptions account to order textbooks. You may download these instructions [PDF file, 1.34 MB] or view a video of the instructions.

1. From the UIS homepage, click on myUIS in the upper right corner. Or, go directly to the UIS Bookstore website and skip to Step 3.

myUIS

2. From the myUIS page, click on the Bookstore link.

myUIS Bookstore

3. From the navigation menu [on the left side of the screen] of the UIS Bookstore, click Faculty Services.

Faculty Services

4. A submenu will open under Faculty Services. Click eDoptions.

eDoption

5. As a first-time user, click the Register button.

Register

6. Fill in the fields for Account Information. Each field with a red asterisk must be completed. Please note that Email and Password does not need to be your UIS NetID and password. Any password meeting the requirements of at least 6 characters, including at least one number and one letter, will work.

Register

7. Fill in the fields for Billing Address and Shipping Address. If the Shipping Address is the same as the Billing Address, simply check the box. Please note that these addresses are entered for account creation purposes only. Faculty will not be billed for placing orders.

Register

8. Fill in the fields for ID Numbers, if applicable. Note the box for Communication Preferences is preselected for you. Remove the check mark if you prefer not to receive marketing notices from efollett.com.

Register

9. Click Create Account when finished. If any required fields were left blank, you will be notified to complete them before continuing.

Create Account

10. Enter 193 for the store supplied password. Then click go.

Store Password

11. Your account has now been created. You are ready to begin requesting textbooks and course materials.

Requesting textbooks and course materials

This section provides instructions for requesting textbooks and course materials. You may download these instructions [PDF file. 2.46 MB] or view a video of the instructions.

1. From the UIS homepage, click on myUIS in the upper right corner. Or, go directly to the UIS Bookstore website and skip to Step 3.

myUIS

2. From the myUIS page, click on the Bookstore link.

myUIS Bookstore

3. From the navigation menu [on the left side of the screen] of the UIS Bookstore, click Faculty Services.

Faculty Services

4. A submenu will open under Faculty Services. Click eDoptions.

eDoption

5. Enter your Email Address and Password. Click Login.

Register

6. To renew or edit a prior edoption, go to Step 7 OR to create a new edoption, skip to Step 8.

7. To renew or edit a prior edoption, select the appropriate Term and Department, then enter the Instructor name. Or enter the edoption ID.

a. Click Search to Renew/Edit Prior edoption(s).

Search or Renew

b. Select the appropriate result and click Edit to revise the request or Renew to renew the request for another term. Skip to Step 8a and update the fields as necessary.

Search Results

8. To create a new edoption, click Click here to Create New edoption.

Create

a. Fill in the fields for Course Information and Instructor Information. Enter additional comments if desired. Each field with a red asterisk must be completed.

New Form

b. If no materials are required, check the box. Then click Submit. Your edoption is now complete.

New Form

c. If materials are required, click Add Textbook or Course Materials.

New Form

d. Search for materials by ISBN or Title/Author/Keyword.

Textbook Search

e. Check the appropriate materials when found and click Add to edoption.

Textbook Search Results

f. Select the appropriate Material Type from the drop-down list.

Material Type

g. When finished, click Complete Add/Edit Course Materials.

Complete Course Materials

9. Repeat steps 8c – 8g to order additional textbooks or course materials.

10. Click Submit to complete your edoption.

Submit

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