Authorization to use Textbooks Written by a Member of the Faculty at UT Austin
Textbook Authorization Forms are used by University of Texas at Austin Faculty to request the approval of the use of a textbook, notebook or manual, etc., which the Faculty member contributed to or wrote for sale to and use by students.
Textbook Authorization forms should meet the following requirements:
- Name(s) of the author(s). In the case of multiple authors, the UT Austin faculty member’s name should be listed first.
- Approval of the dean and the department chair, if applicable.
- Cost to student should not result in the Faculty profit of more than 25% per volume.
Submit Textbook Authorization forms via DocuSign by utilizing the linked forms below. Kindly have department chair, if applicable, and dean contact information ready when submitting.