Antioch University Santa Barbara works closely with our textbook partner, MBS Direct, to guarantee that all students have the correct course materials. MBS Direct was carefully selected to deliver the best value for you and to ensure peace of mind because course materials are specific to your class schedule, with no hidden costs.

We also recommend MBS Direct because of its dedication to our school is unsurpassed. Each term, MBS offers a Customer Loyalty Program that increases the amount students receive when selling back books.

A few of the other benefits students receive from MBS Direct:

  • The nation’s largest inventory of used books for cost savings
  • All orders shipped in a timely manner
  • Multiple payment options
  • 100% return policy
  • Course materials must be returned within two weeks after class start date or within 21 days of date shipped, whichever is later
  • Excellent, U.S. based customer service by phone or email

We encourage students to take advantage of the benefits provided by our online bookstore by visiting



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