Saint Xavier University to Support Students Looking to Buy Textbooks Online

Industry: Education

Norwalk, CT (PRUnderground) May 26th, 2021

Akademos announced today a new partnership with Saint Xavier University in Chicago. The university has made the forward-thinking decision to transition to an online model for course material and merchandise sales with Akademos as its new technology partner.

Using Akademos’ industry-leading platform for course content management, Saint Xavier launched the new online store beginning with the summer 2021 term. The school-branded platform features a wide range of low-cost course material options along with merchandise and branded apparel.

The move online will enable the private Catholic university to repurpose its existing store space. Akademos will supply a wide variety of SXU spirit wear items through their print-on-demand solution that is available for sale on its SXU Online Bookstore website.

“As a student-centered institution, Saint Xavier University is excited to provide our students with this affordable and more efficient option to order and receive their course materials in support of their academic success,” said Linda Moreno, director of Auxiliary Services at Saint Xavier. “This platform will also give us the opportunity to create engagement with alumni and donors, as we celebrate our 175th anniversary.”

“We are pleased about the opportunity to provide Saint Xavier a full-service online solution covering both textbooks and merchandise,” said Akademos CEO Raj Kaji. “This streamlines the retail operation and helps Saint Xavier generate excitement about the school brand.”

About Saint Xavier University

Celebrating 175 years in 2021, Saint Xavier University was founded in 1846 by the Sisters of Mercy and is a private, Catholic, four-year, coeducational institution that provides a transformative educational experience to more than 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students who are prepared to become compassionate leaders in their field of study and their communities. As a mission-driven, student-centered institution, Saint Xavier educates for competence, character and career success, with program offerings through our College of Arts and Sciences, Graham School of Management and School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the best colleges in the Midwest. Learn more at www.sxu.edu.

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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