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Viking Bucks Rewards Program
Buy Stuff  •  Earn Points  •  Redeem Online

Join our FREE Viking Bucks Rewards program. Earn points for your in-store and online purchases.

Returning Online Customers
Ever made an online purchase from our bookstore? Log into your account and join our rewards program today!

View Rewards Catalog
Log into your account to view Viking Bucks Rewards items and redeem your available points.


Viking Bucks Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Viking Bucks Rewards Program?
Is there any cost to join?
How do I sign up for the program?
How do I earn Viking Bucks Rewards points?
Where can I see the Viking Bucks Rewards points I've earned?
How do I redeem my points?
I just made a purchase but I don't see any points.  Where are my points?
I have points, but the website says that I have no points available to redeem.  Why?
Do Viking Bucks Rewards points ever expire?


What is the Viking Bucks Rewards Program?

The Viking Bucks Rewards Program is a free incentive that we offer to our student customers.  It allows you to earn points for Merchandise (excluding: all Microsoft hardware/software, food, beverage, other miscellaneous electronics, health and beauty products, nursing uniforms and Lab Paq materials.) and Book purchases that you make, both at the bookstore and online.  You can redeem the points you've earned for merchandise in our online Rewards Catalog.  Select the item or items you would like from the catalog, submit your order on the bookstore website, allow 24 hours for processing and then stop into the bookstore to pick up the item or items you selected to redeem.  It's a great way to earn extra rewards for buying your textbooks and merchandise from our bookstore. No more than 2 gift cards can be applied to one purchase/sales check at one time.  Exclusions apply: Points can not be used toward purchases of Nursing Uniforms, Computer Hardware, or Software from Dell or Microsoft. Some computer accessories may apply.
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Is there any cost to join?

No, there is no cost to sign up or stay in the program.  It's free. 

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How do I sign up for the program?

Joining the program is easy.  Register online by creating a profile at the bookstore website:  http://bookstore.ocean.edu

You must create your Viking Bucks account 24 hours after your purchase.

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How do I earn Viking Bucks Rewards points?

Points are earned each time you make a purchase either online at bookstore.ocean.edu or in the College Bookstore on our Toms River campus.  You earn 1 point for every dollar you spend.  If you're shopping in our store, please be sure to give your cashier your student ID number and mention that you're a member of the Viking Bucks Rewards Program.  You can also earn points by selling back your used textbooks during our book buyback.  You earn 1 point for every $10 of your total buyback transaction. 

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Where can I see the Viking Bucks Rewards points I've earned?

To see how many points you've earned, simply visit bookstore.ocean.edu click the "Log In" link from the left-hand menu log into your account.  On this page you will see the "View Viking Bucks Information" link which will show you how many points you've earned, how many points you have available to redeem and how many points you have remaining.

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How do I redeem my points? 

Points are redeemed by visiting the bookstore website at bookstore.ocean.edu.  Click the "Log In" link from the left-hand menu.  From this page, click the "View Viking Bucks Information" link.  Underneath your point totals you will see the "I want to redeem my points" link, which directs you to the Rewards Catalog.  Add the item or items you would like to your cart and submit your order.  That's it! 

Reward points must be redeemed online, and cannot be redeemed for cash. 

All Viking Bucks orders must be picked up IN STORE!  

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I just made a purchase but I don't see any points.  Where are my points?

Points that are earned are not immediately applied to your account.  Points earned on all transactions can take up to 30 business days to post to your account. 

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I have points, but the website says that I have no points available to redeem.  Why?

Points become available for redemption 30 days after they are earned and applied to your account.  You may only redeem points that are available. 

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Do Viking Bucks Rewards points ever expire?

Yes, Viking Bucks Rewards points will expire two years from the date they were earned.  This gives you plenty of time to save up points for the items in our Rewards Catalog that you want the most. 

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