St. John Fisher University Partners with for Affordable and Accessible Online Bookstore Solutions

Industry: Ecommerce

Lexington, KY (PRUnderground) May 16th, 2023

St. John Fisher University, an independent institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education located in Rochester, New York, has announced its partnership with as the University’s official online bookstore.

“The University is continually looking for ways to improve the student experience and we recognize the needs of the campus community, as they pertain to the bookstore experience, are rapidly changing,” said Dr. Matha Thorton, Vice President for student affairs. “We also recognize that students want to continue to share their institutional pride and have an on-campus shop for apparel and other needs. To that end, the University made the decision to transition its Course Materials Services to a Virtual Course Materials Store and continue to offer the Cardinal Shop.”

As a university that focuses on liberal arts, as well as career-driven education, Fisher selected to serve its students as a dedicated partner in providing their students with an online bookstore shopping experience that is accessible and affordable to students when purchasing course materials. believes in providing students with a streamlined online bookstore shopping experience. Through this partnership with Fisher, will ensure students have access to the company’s unmatched selection of course materials at affordable price points and availability. With options such as digital, new, used, and rentals, offers students the opportunity to shop according to their budget. Additional saving options are available, such as purchasing from third-party sellers at additional discounts through’s online Marketplace.

With accessibility top of mind, Fisher students will be able to access their storefront using Single Sign-On (SSO), providing a customized list of required course materials according to their schedule. Saving time and money, students will also have exclusive access to flexible shipping options, such as free shipping directly to the Cardinal Shop, to allow for convenient pickup in between classes.

Faculty and staff will also receive great benefits from this new partnership. Through, professors will have exclusive access to advanced course materials research technology using an intuitive adoption platform. Professors will be able to research course material options, student purchasing habits, and real-time pricing to make informed decisions when it comes to assigning course material to their students. This allows professors to make decisions with their students in mind and set them up for further success.

“We are dedicated to bringing St. John Fisher University students an online bookstore shopping experience that best suits their unique educational goals,” said President and CEO Matt Montgomery. “’s mission is to provide students with convenient and affordable course materials, and we look forward to doing so through this partnership.”

About St. John Fisher University

St. John Fisher University is a liberal arts institution that provides a transformative education to approximately 3,800 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students each year. Across its five Schools, Fisher offers nearly 40 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; and master’s and doctoral programs in business, nursing, education, pharmacy, and public health. Located just beyond Rochester, New York, the University’s residential campus boasts a robust living and learning community and a successful intercollegiate athletics program.

An independent institution today, the University was founded by the Congregation of St. Basil in 1948 and celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2023. As Fisher moves forward into the future, it stays true to its Catholic heritage and honors the Basilians by embracing their motto, “Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge.”

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