Barnes & Noble Welcomes Moravian College

July 02, 2012

Barnes & Noble College is proud to announce it has been selected to operate the Moravian College campus bookstore.  The five-year 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 Moravian College.


The 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, Moravian College students will now 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.


Established in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth oldest private college in the United States. With approximately 1,700 undergraduates, Moravian is a small, 4-year, private coed liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The institution offers bachelors, masters as well as doctoral degrees and has a vast array of programs ranging from Education to Neuroscience. Moravian sets itself apart by nurturing its student’s in leadership, lifelong learning, and positive societal contributions.

Moravian College is one of 61 higher educational institutions that Barnes & Noble College partners with in the state of Pennsylvania, including the University of Pennsylvania, Penn State, and Drexel University.

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