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Where to Find the Common Reading Book

First-Year Students

All new first-year students will receive a free copy of the Common Reading book during New Student Orientation (NSO). If you are an incoming first-year student who did not receive the book during an NSO session, or if your copy has been damaged or lost, contact the Academic Programs office at 512.245.7952 to arrange pickup of a copy.

Everyone Else

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

Faculty and Staff

Faculty members teaching University Seminar (US 1100) will receive a free copy of the Common Reading book. Administrators may request copies for other faculty and staff by contacting the director of the Common Experience at 512.245.3579 or commonexperience@txstate.edu.

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.