Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals uses MBS Direct as its single online textbook provider.

MBS Direct also provides used books, buyback, a return policy, and a secure ordering site.

Please visit the MBS Direct Virtual Bookstore to purchase your textbooks.

You can make non-textbook purchases such as stationery, gift items, apparel, jewelry, and desk accessories from the Johns Hopkins University Official Bookstore.

Third Party Billing/Employer Provided Vouchers or Allotments

If you are a student purchasing textbooks for the first time from MBS Direct that will be paid for via a third party/employer, follow these steps:

  1. Print and have your employer complete the Third Party Billing Setup Form. Fax it to MBS Direct at 800-325-5152. Please note it can take up to two weeks to process this form at MBS Direct.
  2. Print and complete the Third Party Billing Voucher Form. Please double check for accuracy. Fax the Third Party Billing Voucher form along with the SF182 voucher or other allotment form stating the amount available for textbook purchase to 800-325-5152.

If you are a returning student that has previously purchased textbooks from MBS Direct via a third party/employer, choose one of these options:

  • Option 1: Fax the Third Party Billing Voucher Form, along with a SF182 voucher or other allotment form stating the amount available for textbook purchase to 800-325-5152.
  • Option 2: Contact the MBS Direct Service Center at 800-325-3252 and request a quote. Complete the SF182 voucher form by including the amount available for textbook purchase along with the quote number. Fax the SF182 voucher to 800-325-5152 to be processed.

Any questions regarding third party billing or vouchers can be directed to Tracy Gauthier (443-778-1422) or Joyce Richardson (410-516-2252).