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Our innovative course material delivery model,
First Day® Complete supports student outcomes
through equitable access, convenience, and affordability
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Our state-of-the-art eCommerce platform makes
it possible to provide personal experience that
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With cutting-edge campus solutions that
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Student Impact Driving Rapid Growth of the First Day Complete Program
In a recent student survey, 83% of participants said First Day® Complete, BNC’s equitable access program, had a positive impact on their classroom success. As of Fall 2023, the program will be offered through 157 campus stores, representing nearly 800,000 college students nationwide.
Supporting Student and Campus Well-Being: Be Well. Be You.™ by Barnes & Noble College
In response to the growing number of students experiencing stress and anxiety, Barnes & Noble College has launched a new initiative to support the well-being of students and the campus communities it serves. Be Well. Be You.™ by Barnes & Noble College, is a thoughtfully curated collection of products that is designed to calm and recharge the mind and body.
Independent Study: Higher Course Completion Rates for Students Participating in Equitable Access Programs
Research from the University of New Hampshire found that community college students participating in an equitable access program are much more likely to complete a course than non-participants.
Everything You Need to Know About Equitable and Inclusive Access
Equitable access and inclusive access are concepts that can apply across different industries and contexts. For higher education and course materials, the terms refer to two approaches that make it easier for students to get the course materials they need to be successful.
Amping Up the College Fan Experience
Cheering on your school’s athletic teams is one of the most fun and exciting parts of life on campus — and your college store should be part of the action. Barnes & Noble College is woven into the fabric of the campuses we serve and helping schools celebrate their athletic programs is a natural fit. […]
High-quality solutions for equitable access, digital courseware, and personalized learning
Providing your faculty with the broadest range of quality low-cost course material selections, and learning solutions to ensure your students have everything they need to succeed.Learn more
Deliver customized experiences that best serve the needs of your community
Our localized retail solutions provide best-in-class athletic, school spirit and lifestyle merchandise that makes your store the premier place to shop.See Retail Services
Inspire new thinking with the latest research and insights
Our voice-of-the-customer research and thought leadership reveal emerging trends and practices to transform the campus experience —and beyond.Learn more
Our promise: affordability, equity and achievement
Campuses nationwide are committed to retaining and graduating more students who are prepared for academic and career success. Our partnerships advance this mission with forward-thinking solutions tailored to meet your institution’s needs and help you stay ahead of the curve.See Our Mission