National Louis University is one of Chicago’s oldest universities with a history that dates back to 1886. They offer over 70 undergraduate and graduate programs across their multiple colleges and support a student population of over 10,000 students. They recently partnered with Akademos, an online bookstore solution, to support the Winter 2023 term.
When change is hard, communicating the right information to the right audience is key to getting your team on board.
At the root, Equitable Access is the bundling of books and course materials with tuition, but when you dive into the details, Equitable Access is so much more.
Equitable Access is:
There is a noticeable shift in conversations happening in higher education right now. Creative ideas around recruiting and retaining students can help institutions stand out among the thousands of choices today’s students have in front of them.
Students continue to struggle to afford the materials that are so critical to their success. The data from recent studies is confirming that there is a clear connection between access to course materials and student success.
On this month’s live webinar, Every Textbook on Day One: An Untapped Student Success Tool, a panel packed with industry experts discussed the transformative power of cost-saving textbooks and course material delivery programs, including Inclusive and Equitable Access.
Every campus is unique, which is why your community deserves a flexible equitable access textbook program. Even though certain areas of Equitable Access offer uniformity where important, a one-size-fits-all solution is not always what your students, faculty, and staff need to succeed.
Across higher education, there is a rise in interest in Equitable Access, a program where students receive all of their required course materials (physical or digital) before the first day of class.