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Watch Now--Community College: An Equitable Solution for Our Future Workforce Webinar
The latest webinar in our signature COLLEGE 2030 series on the future of higher education, Community College: An Equitable Solution for Our Future Workforce , is now available on demand. The roundtable discussion covered a range of pressing topics such as retention, equitable access and workforce readiness. Expert panelists shared perspectives and specific examples of how […]
Pulse Check: What's the State of Student Mental Health?
In November, as students finished up their first in-person term back on campus since the pandemic shook up college campuses in 2020 and 2021, Barnes & Noble College Insights™ wanted to get a pulse check on the state of student mental health and understand how the return to in-person classes may have made an impact. […]
COLLEGE 2030™: Transforming the Student Experience
The dawn of a new decade is a symbolic moment, creating a natural opportunity both to look back and to turn our gaze resolutely forward. In 2021, after an eventful past year, the time is ripe to take stock and examine what the future holds for higher education. As a community, we’ve already been evolving […]
Student Pulse 2021: Insights to Drive Student Success
As students prepare for their return to campus this fall, there’s a renewed sense of excitement in the air. They spoke optimistically – but candidly – to Barnes & Noble College for our fifth annual Student Pulse insights report. In total, we surveyed over 129,000 college students for the 2021 report, aged 18 and older, […]
First Day® Complete Delivers Results as It Expands to More Campuses
Understanding students’ needs, behaviors and preferences is vital to supporting their success. Barnes & Noble College keeps a finger on the pulse, conducting research throughout the year that informs everything we do. At the end of the Spring 2021 term, we checked in with students participating in First Day® Complete, our equitable access program, to […]
Making Course Material Selections Easier and More Affordable: 5 Questions with Jonathan Shar
Jonathan Shar, the Executive Vice President of Retail and Client Solutions at Barnes & Noble Education, shares his perspective on challenges, opportunities and technological advancements related to the higher education industry and course material adoption. What are the most influential industry trends you’re seeing right now in higher education? Increasingly, we’re seeing students and parents […]
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. […]
Curbside Pickup Delivers a Safe Experience
Our Curbside Pickup experience delivers a seamless, safe and simple way for customers to interact with their campus store. Contact us to learn how we’re responding to current challenges of campus life and how we can help you improve student safety.Contact us
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