Our collective, ultimate goal, is STUDENT SUCCESS! We all know that when students succeed…everything falls into place. The solution to reach student success is students having the materials they need and on day one. There are many paths to reach to this solution that involve working with the Bookstore, including:
The sooner the bookstore knows what a professor needs – the best chance the bookstore has to find the MOST AFFORDABLE product and the total supply they need of that product. The bookstore competes with 1,000’s of other higher learning institutions for a finite supply of product.
So far, our pilot program at CSUDH is showing all the results we had hoped for.
Immediate Access is not the end-all solution to Student Success, but it is a leading path towards our collective, ultimate goal.
Some faculty have worked with the bookstore to develop custom textbooks that reduce the cost to students by at least 30%. You may want to consider this option, keeping in mind the following: