How do I know which books to buy?
Using your schedule, look for the title of each course and select the books you need from mbsdirect.net
. When may I place my order?
Once you receive your schedule you should place you order for textbooks. How do I pay?
MBS Direct accepts all major credit cards.Do I have to use mbsdirect.net?
No, you are not required to use MBS Direct.Are used books in good condition?
Used books range in quality from a pristine book owned only once before by a student who treated it with care, to a book that has been owned by several students and is comfortably worn with creased pages and highlighting. A used book might have any of the following characteristics:
-Notes written in the margins
-Highlighting from a little to a lot
-Typical wear and tear
-Scrapes and scratches
- Faded cover art
MBS Direct has quality assurance standards in place. A used book purchased from them will NOT have:
-Stains or water damage
-Missing, torn or loose pages
-Missing, torn or loose cover
-Excessive writing or marking
-A broken spine
-Torn or damaged bindingWhere should I have my books shipped?
Books can be shipped to you at home or directly to Suffield Academy 185 North Main St., Suffield, CT 06078What if there is no book listed for my class?
If there is no text required for your class, it will say so on the website.If I don’t order online, can I still purchase my textbooks when I arrive on campus?
All ordering should be done online. The school will maintain a few textbooks on campus. However, if you have not ordered books by the time you get to campus you should still order from our online vendor.What if I drop/change courses?
You will receive full credit (excluding shipping charges) for books you return because of dropping a course. Additionally, you may return your books on campus as long as they are returned within 30 days of the start of the course and are in “new” condition.Can I sell my books back at the end of the year?
Yes, the school and our vendor together run an online book buy back program at the end of the school year.Questions?
For online ordering questions contact VB@mbsBooks.com
or call 800-325-3252
International customers should call 573-441-9179
For Suffield Academy bookstore and book questions:
Call: 860-386-4494 or 860-386-4454.