Bloomfield College Partners with Akademos to Manage Course Material Adoptions and Improve Textbook Affordability
New Jersey’s #1 college for improving student’s economic mobility to use Akademos course materials platform to provide full-service solution for course materials management.
Norwalk, CT (PRUnderground) June 19th, 2019
Strengthening Bloomfield College’s commitment to affordability, accessibility, and student success, its 1,800+ undergrads will now have access to low-cost textbooks and course material options through a new partnership with Akademos, an online course materials platform.
“We’re pleased to be partnering with Akademos to expand our offerings and capabilities of our bookstore to better meet the needs of our students,” said Ashton Corley, Business Operations Analyst for Finance and Administration. “The online bookstore is a complete game changer for our institution.”
Starting this Fall, Bloomfield College will benefit from a single platform that simplifies course material purchasing and faculty adoptions while providing comprehensive data and analytics through a personalized portal that seamlessly integrates with the school SIS, LMS, and payment systems.
Beginning this fall, Akademos will provide Bloomfield College students an online platform to easily access a wide variety of affordable textbooks and course materials through a convenient, personalized shopping experience. This student-focused move will streamline online ordering and supply superior customer service.
The online bookstore will additionally support Bloomfield 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, past adoption history, and the ability to compare prices in real time. The paired analytics dashboard will provide academic leadership with a high level of visibility with superior technology that tracks critical data, including student purchasing and utilization, and communicates with faculty and students via built-in notifications.
“We are excited to partner with Bloomfield College to provide faculty and administrators with powerful tools that will help reduce course materials costs for students, which will ultimately drive their preparedness and success.” said Raj Kaji, CEO, Akademos.
ABOUT BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE
A comprehensive, liberal arts institution located in Bloomfield, New Jersey serving 1,800 students with inspiring stories. Bloomfield College offers over 40 academic programs, including Nursing, which is ranked in the top 10 in the state, and Game Design which was named number one in the state by the Princeton Review; Division II athletics; and co-curricular clubs and organizations. The College is committed to enabling students, particularly those who have been historically excluded from higher education, to realize their intellectual and personal goals. More than half of the student body identify themselves as first-generation and are the first in their families to enroll in college. The College was ranked No. 1 in NJ and No. 20 nationally in promoting the social and economic mobility of its low-income students to high economic achievement, including top economic quintiles. U.S. News & World Report ranked Bloomfield College the 14th most diverse National Liberal Arts College in the United States.
More than just an online bookstore, an Akademos technology-driven solution is a customizable bookstore experience every unique institution can benefit from. Whether the bookstore is a service for students or a revenue generator, the platform supports prioritizing readiness, textbook affordability, and retention with all models including Equitable Access, Inclusive Access, Student Choice, or a combination. All aspects of textbook and course material purchasing and delivery are taken care of so you can focus on what matters – student success. A true partnership – Akademos provides unmatched customer support along with access to tools and analytics needed to take each student’s college experience to the next level. Learn more at akademos.com.