How Does Equitable Access Impact Student Readiness and Retention?

Student readiness, success, and retention are key metrics for Academic Affairs offices across higher education. Changing your course material purchase and delivery service might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re brainstorming ways to improve those metrics, but it shouldn’t be dismissed.

Today’s college students are accustomed to subscription models and flat-rate fees because so many of them grew up with these services. Equitable Access is an innovative course material delivery model that offers students access to their course materials on the first day of class for one low fee, embedded into the cost of tuition.

Here are some of the top ways implementing an Equitable Access model can positively impact your students:

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Can Equitable Access Positively Impact Your Bottom Line?

Equitable Access is transforming the way textbooks and course materials are thought about on campuses across the country, but it’s more than just a trending topic. The model allows students access to all required course materials on the first day of class for one low fee, embedded into the cost of tuition. It can drastically drive the cost of textbooks down for your student population. But can Equitable Access also positively impact your bottom line?

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CUNY CSI Introduces Online Bookstore to Enhance Student Experience

The College of Staten Island (CSI), a City University of New York (CUNY) institution joins a number of their fellow system schools to offer textbooks through an online bookstore platform with affordable options to students. 

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Edgecombe Community College Launches Online Bookstore to Improve Student Experience

Edgecombe Community College (ECC) is enhancing the student experience and improving affordability.

Edgecombe Community College (ECC), a public, two-year institution, launched an online bookstore to enhance the student experience and improve affordability. The college now offers all required textbooks and course materials through the online model and plans to rebrand the Campus Store to support the community in new ways.

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5 Tips for Easing Back into the School Year

With the first day of the 2022 Fall Semester just around the corner, we're officially in Back to School Season. 

Whether you’re a faculty member getting ready for another semester of teaching or an eager student preparing for the start of classes, getting back into your school year habits can be a hard transition after a laid-back summer. As you start preparing for the semester, consider these five tips for easing back into the school year. 

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Quincy University Introduces a ‘Books in Tuition’ Program

Quincy University supports digital initiatives with a new bundled textbooks program, takes ownership of their brand, and the customer experience.

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