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New Research Reveals Attitudes Toward Collegiate Retail
In our annual Student Pulse survey, college students expressed high levels of satisfaction with their BNC campus store, including the overall experience, excellent customer service and quality of the dedicated, local store team. The campus store remained students’ #1 destination for course materials and school-branded apparel.
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Student Impact Driving Rapid Growth of the First Day Complete Program
In a recent student survey, 83% of participants said First Day® Complete, BNC’s equitable access program, had a positive impact on their classroom success. As of Fall 2023, the program will be offered through 157 campus stores, representing nearly 800,000 college students nationwide.
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Supporting Student and Campus Well-Being: Be Well. Be You.™ by Barnes & Noble College
In response to the growing number of students experiencing stress and anxiety, Barnes & Noble College has launched a new initiative to support the well-being of students and the campus communities it serves. Be Well. Be You.™ by Barnes & Noble College, is a thoughtfully curated collection of products that is designed to calm and recharge the mind and body.
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Barnes & Noble College Retail Portfolio
Our new retail portfolio showcases BNC’s innovative approach, including a highly visual look at merchandise curation, store design, course material delivery and more.
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Academic Solutions · Article
New Research Reveals Attitudes Toward Collegiate Retail
In our annual Student Pulse survey, college students expressed high levels of satisfaction with their BNC campus store, including the overall experience, excellent customer service and quality of the dedicated, local store team. The campus store remained students’ #1 destination for course materials and school-branded apparel.
05 / 15 / 2024
Academic Solutions · Article
First Day® Complete Improves the Student Experience
In a recent survey, students confirm that BNC’s equitable access program, First Day® Complete (FDC), made it convenient for them to get their required course materials and be better prepared for the academic term.
05 / 02 / 2024
Academic Solutions · Article
5 Ways BNC Campus Store Teams Deliver Better Service and Outcomes for Our School Partners
Consistent, exceptional customer service plays a vital role in supporting the highest priority goals of BNC’s college and university partners. We equip campus store managers and teams to provide the service, solutions and experiences that deliver better outcomes for students, faculty, and the entire campus community.
04 / 02 / 2024
Academic Solutions · Article
Partners in Implementation & Communication
Three university leaders from Norfolk State University, Lehigh University, and University of Southern Indiana sat down to discuss their partnership with Barnes & Noble College on the First Day Complete equitable access program.
01 / 31 / 2024
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Getting Students What They Need to Succeed
Three university leaders from Norfolk State University, Lehigh University, and University of Southern Indiana sat down to discuss how their First Day Complete equitable access programs aligned with their highest priority goals and missions.
01 / 24 / 2024
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Common Questions (and Answers) About Equitable Access
Three university leaders sat down to discuss their institution’s First Day® Complete programs, its positive impact on students, and and dispel common misconceptions. Watch the full conversation here and read the highlights below to clear up questions about the value of equitable access programs.
01 / 18 / 2024
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5 Innovative Ways to Support Student & Campus Well-Being
College students are seeking support as they address stress and anxiety and create paths to greater self-care. Institutional partners and well-being experts from the University of Maryland, the University of Tampa, Lifelines and Rae Wellness highlight how campus stores are sparking conversations and connecting students with tools to improve well-being.
11 / 21 / 2023
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BNC Offers Innovative Tool: Access to Free Study Coach Through Bookshelf® CoachMe™
AI-generated practice questions and knowledge checks are available right in the margins of students’ e-books to maximize their study time. It helps them prepare, focus, practice, stay on track and show up to class with confidence.
07 / 26 / 2023
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Positive Student Feedback: First Day Complete 
Students confirm that First Day Complete helps them be better prepared for class (86%), has a positive impact on their success (83%) and helps them get better grades (75%).
07 / 19 / 2023