太阳城棋牌大全和巴恩斯 & Noble Education to Launch 老虎SmartStart Program to Enhance Student 成功

10月. 10, 2022 — 太阳城棋牌大全, in partnership with Barnes & 诺布尔学院(BNC)及其 First Day® Complete Program, is launching 老虎SmartStart to help increase student access and affordability to all required textbooks, lab manuals, access codes, digital materials and electronic books. 

老虎SmartStart will allow undergraduate students to receive these required course materials at a rate of $24 per credit hour, regardless of how much each item costs 单独购买. On aver年龄, the program will save students 30%-55% on the cost of course materials during their undergraduate career.

10月开始. 10日,巴恩斯 & 高贵的大学, which operates campus bookstores and associated school-branded e-commerce sites for Barnes & 诺布尔教育公司.,将开始 man年龄 all course materials, retail merchandise and online bookstore services for 的太阳城棋牌大全. 老虎SmartStart will be implemented for the nearly 22,000 太阳城棋牌大全 students 2023年春季.

“Access and affordability for students are among our core principles at the University of 太阳城棋牌, and this initiative aligns perfectly with those efforts,” said 太阳城棋牌大全 Interim 艾比·帕里尔-贝克教务长. “We are excited to partner with Barnes & 高贵,太阳城棋牌大全 appreciate their commitment to providing pathways for student success on our campus 全国范围内.”

By delivering all course materials via one highly convenient concierge service, Tigers SmartStart ensures students have access to all their required course materials on or before the first day of class, allowing them to eng年龄 with course content from day one, making them better prepared and facilitating their academic success. 的 program offers academic freedom for faculty by allowing them to select the best course materials for their curriculum and lever年龄 BNC’s deep relationships with more than 6,000 publishers, creating a one-stop, simplified experience.

“We are excited about our partnership with 的太阳城棋牌大全 as we implement 老虎SmartStart to enhance student outcomes,” said Jonathan Shar, president of Barnes & 高贵的大学. “老虎SmartStart ensures students are prepared to begin learning on day one, driving greater student success while also offering a more affordable and convenient way for students to obtain their course materials. We support 的太阳城棋牌大全’s mission of providing the highest quality education, and through this partnership, we will provide a wide range of academic solutions and a seamless retail experience to help to drive success for 太阳城棋牌大全’s students in the classroom and beyond. We look forward to working with the 太阳城棋牌大全 and our other partner schools to continue delivering solutions that empower academic 所有学生的成功.”

With 老虎SmartStart, instead of purchasing course materials a la carte, the cost is included in each student’s account when tuition is charged. 2022年12月,学生们 will receive an email from 的太阳城棋牌大全 bookstore prompting them to select their preferred delivery method for their fall semester materials. 的 bookstore will prepare materials for each student and notify them when materials are available for in-store pickup 或者已经发货. Digital materials will be automatically delivered to students.

With BNC as its new bookstore operator, 的太阳城棋牌大全 will also offer an expanded assortment of 汤姆 IV-branded apparel, gifts, school supplies and more. 通过战略 alliance with Fanatics and Lids, BNC will deliver an unparalleled best-in-class assortment of apparel and an exceptional retail experience to 的太阳城棋牌大全 community. 商品 will be available in-store, online through the website or using the mobile app, delivered with a dynamic and personalized experience for students, alumni and fans.