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San Bernardino Valley College Chooses Follett to Run Campus Store


SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF., Mar 9, 2018 – San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) will transition its store to Follett Higher Education on March 9, 2018, bringing affordable course material options, fresh products and innovative store designs to the campus community.

With this new partnership between Follett and SBVC, students and faculty at both locations will benefit from Follett's expansive inventory of affordable course material choices. Cost-saving print options include used books as well as Follett’s text rental program that can save students up to 80 percent on titles when compared to purchasing new.

Follett will also offer affordable open educational resources content and courseware by Lumen Learning. Additionally, students will have access to a diverse selection of digital learning technologies, including the Follett Discover platform, that help promote anywhere/anytime access to affordable materials within existing campus applications. New store services include Follett’s popular price match program, which helps ensure students get their materials at the lowest cost possible, and their year-round buyback program, which allows students to sell back their used books.

“As a partner in education, our focus is on helping administrators shape and deliver a rewarding campus experience,” said Clay Wahl, President of Follett Higher Education. “For SBVC students, this means delivering convenient access to affordable course material options so they can be prepared to succeed in class.”

Beyond course materials, Follett will refresh the store’s general merchandise offerings to be a one-stop shop for both classroom and campus life essentials. Customers can expect a custom product assortment that reflects local interests as well as national trends in clothing, gifts, supplies, technology and more. Exciting brands carried include Champion®, Cutter and Buck® apparel, Boxercraft®, League® Collegiate Outfitters and more. The full breadth of products and services offered can be explored both in-store and online through www.sbvccampusstore.com.

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About San Bernardino Valley College | www.valleycollege.edu
San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) is a comprehensive community college offering a full range of degrees, transfer programs to four-year institutions, and certificates in a wide range of careers. As the original and largest of two colleges in the San Bernardino Community College District, SBVC is a regional leader in career and technical education with programs in nursing, human services, computer information technology, welding, electrical and dozens more. SBVC's mission is to prepare students for transfer to four-year universities, to enter the workforce by earning applied degrees and certificates, to foster economic growth and global competitiveness through workforce development, and to improve the quality of life in the Inland Empire and beyond.

About the San Bernardino Valley College Campus Store | www.sbvccampusstore.com
The San Bernardino Valley College Campus Store is solely devoted to serving students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans – offering products and services both in-store and online. The store is in the SBVC Campus Store Campus Center at 701 S Mt Vernon Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92410.

About Follett Corporation | www.follett.com
Follett is a $3.4 billion privately held company headquartered in Westchester, Illinois. As a leading provider of education technology, services and physical and digital content, Follett works with 70,000 schools and operates more than 1,250 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores. With the 2016 acquisition of Baker & Taylor, LLC, Follett's reach also extends into the public library and global retail markets. For more information, visit www.follett.com. For more information on our partnership with Lumen Learning, visit www.follett.com/lumen.

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Follett Corporation

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