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Free Common Reading Books for Incoming Freshmen

All incoming freshmen will receive a free copy of the Common Reading book during New Student Orientation (NSO).

If you are an incoming freshman who did not receive the book during an NSO session, or if your copy has been damaged or lost, contact the University Seminar office at 512.245.7952 to arrange pickup of a copy.

Other Students (Non-Freshmen)

The Common Reading book is available for purchase at the Texas State Bookstore, located in the LBJ Student Center.

Parents and Family Members

The Common Reading book is available for purchase at the Texas State Bookstore, located in the LBJ Student Center.

Faculty and Staff

Instructors teaching University Seminar (US 1100) will receive a free copy of the Common Reading book during one of the Faculty Development workshops. If you are a US 1100 instructor who did not receive a book, contact the University Seminar office at 512.245.7952 to arrange pickup of a copy.

Administrators may request copies for faculty and staff by contacting the director of the Common Experience at 512.245.3579.

Accommodations

Common Reading books are distributed in paperback format. If you require an alternate format (such as audiobook) due to a disability, please contact the director of the Common Experience at 512.245.3579.