Baruch College Partners With Barnes & Noble College

December 06, 2012



Barnes & Noble College is proud to announce it has been selected to operate the Baruch College campus store. The contract will allow Barnes & Noble to bring its years of experience, resources, innovative technology and the widest selection of course material formats to the students and faculty of Baruch College.

Textbooks, Apparel and More

The Baruch College Bookstore will sell textbooks, course materials, emblematic clothing, supplies, gifts, and sundries. In addition, a number of new and innovative services focused on delivering cost savings and convenience will be introduced to students. Under the terms of the contract, Baruch College students will have access to:

  • In-store and online textbook rentals – Students will now have the option to rent textbooks either online or in the bookstore. Students opting for textbook rentals will save more than 50 percent over the cost of a new printed book and can pay for rental fees by using cash, credit, or student financial aid.
  • Rapidly expanding selection of eTextbooks In addition to offering savings up to 60 percent over new printed books, Barnes & Noble’s revolutionary and free Nook Study™ application serves up eTextbooks in an engaging format that enhances the overall learning experience.
  • Generous cash-for-books program – Students with books faculty plan to reuse next semester will be eligible for a 50 percent cash payout, up to needed inventories.
  • Registration Integration – A user-friendly Registration Integration system allows students to reserve and order textbooks immediately after they register for courses online, automatically populating carts with the right books for the right class and making the purchasing process more convenient than ever.

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Baruch College is ranked among the region’s and nation’s top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others. Baruch is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. The College’s more than 17,000 students, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to over 160 countries, has been named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States.

Baruch College educates men and women for leadership roles in business, civic and cultural affairs, and academia. It offers rigorous baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs to qualified students who seek careers in business, public affairs, and the arts and sciences.

Baruch College is one of 73 higher education institutions Barnes & Noble College operates in the state of New York.

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