Wartburg College Partners with Akademos to Streamline Course Material Adoptions, Purchasing, and Customer Service

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The Akademos full-service course materials platform to provide centralized technology solution for expanded selection of low-cost course materials, convenient online ordering, and personalized service supporting textbook affordability and student academic success.

Norwalk, CT (PRUnderground) May 22nd, 2019

Starting winter term 2020, The Wartburg Store will transfer management of textbook adoptions and fulfillment to the Akademos online course materials platform. The college will continue to grow the services offered at the on-campus store to support the sale of school spirit and general merchandise items while working with Akademos to offer a variety of benefits, including significant cost savings, extensive customer support and an innovative adoption process.

Akademos will provide the college an online platform where students can easily access a variety of affordable textbooks and course materials through a convenient, personalized shopping experience. This student-focused move will also provide streamlined online order pickup and superior customer service.

“We’re pleased to be partnering with Akademos to expand the offerings and capabilities of our bookstore,” said Janet Huebner, director of The Wartburg Store. “This decision contributes to our overall strategy to provide our students with all of the tools they need to succeed and ensures that they will have access to a wider selection of affordable course materials and more personalized service.”

The online bookstore additionally will support Wartburg College’s faculty and administrators, with a comprehensive platform that offers a modernized process for managing all aspects of course materials adoption with a step-by-step guide for selections, recommendations and past adoption history and the ability to compare prices in real-time. The analytics tools also give leadership increased visibility into the process with the ability to track critical data, including student purchasing and utilization, and the ability to connect with faculty and students via built-in notifications.

“Our full-service platform provides faculty and administrators with powerful tools for making the lives of faculty and staff easier while reducing course materials costs for students,” said Raj Kaji, CEO, Akademos. “We’re looking forward to working with Wartburg College to provide more affordable and accessible materials to their students, which will ultimately drive their preparedness and success.”

To learn more about our growing list of partner schools and how Akademos can help your institution, visit www.akademos.com or contact us.
ABOUT AKADEMOS
Akademos provides higher education institutions with a full-service online platform to manage course materials, from monitoring adoptions and compliance to purchasing textbooks to measuring utilization. More than just an online bookstore, we give school administrators a single platform to streamline course adoptions and meet compliance regulations. For students, the platform simplifies the purchasing and access of materials through a personalized portal that connects with school SIS, LMS, and payment systems. Akademos gives colleges and universities a more transparent, convenient, and cost-effective solution to manage how course materials are used and measured, helping to improve textbook affordability and student success. Learn more at www.akademos.com.

ABOUT WARTBURG COLLEGE
Wartburg College, a liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, is home to about 1,500 students from 35 U.S. states and 53 countries representing more than 20 Christian denominations and several other world religions. The private residential college offers more than 50 majors, including engineering, public health, business administration, German studies, and biology. The college is characterized by vigorous academic expectations and community engagement within an environment of strong personal support. Vocation lives in the heart of a Wartburg education, and our students are uniquely equipped to find ways their passions intersect with the needs of the community and world.

About Akademos

Akademos provides higher education institutions with a full-service online platform to manage course materials, from monitoring adoptions and compliance to purchasing textbooks to measuring utilization. More than just an online bookstore, we give school administrators a single platform to streamline course adoptions and meet compliance regulations. For students, the platform simplifies the purchasing and access of materials through a personalized portal that connects with school SIS, LMS, and payment systems. Akademos gives colleges and universities a more transparent, convenient, and cost-effective solution to manage how course materials are used and measured, helping to improve textbook affordability and student success. Learn more at www.akademos.com

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