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Apple Eligibility

Who can register to be Apple Eligible?

  • Currently enrolled University of Washington students.
  • Future University of Washington students with an acceptance letter and stated intent.
  • Current University of Washington faculty.
  • Current University of Washington staff (excludes temporary and contract employees, and consultants).
  • Emeritus faculty.
  • University of Washington Retirees Association members (UWRA).
  • University of Washington Alumni Association members (UWAA).

What Apple products require eligibility to purchase?

Apple Eligible customers may purchase a total of the following quantity-limited Apple products from an Apple Authorized Campus Store, per academic year:

  • Desktops: Three (3).
  • Laptops: Three (3).
  • iPad: Three (3).

How do I register my Apple eligibility?

Customers must verify their Apple eligibility ahead of purchase, both in-store and online. Follow these steps to confirm your Apple Eligibility:

New Apple Eligible Customers

No previous account with University Book Store

  1. Navigate to ubookstore.com
  2. Select Sign-Up.
  3. Complete all fields under New Customer.
    • Be sure to select your school affiliation and enter your school ID type and school ID number (both required fields to become Apple Eligible).
    • Click Create Account.

All done! You’re Apple Eligible!

Existing Apple Eligible Customers

If you are not sure if you have an active account, follow steps 1-8.
If you know you have active account, follow steps 6-8.

  1. Navigate to ubookstore.com
  2. Select Sign-Up.
  3. Complete all fields under New Customer.
    • Be sure to select your school affiliation and enter your school ID type and school ID number (both required fields to become Apple Eligible).
    • Click Create Account.
  4. If you receive the following message, you already have an account and just need to update your password:
    "An error occurred during your registration. There is already an account with this email address. If you are sure it is your email address, click here to retrieve your password."
  5. Click the link and follow the instructions to reset your password.
  6. Log into ubookstore.com as a Returning Customer
  7. On the My Account page, navigate to Settings on the side navigation and select Schools & IDs.
  8. Add your school affiliation. Make sure to make it your primary affiliation! All done! You’re Apple Eligible!