The introduction of a CBC virtual bookstore gives students quicker access to textbooks, reduces textbook costs for students, and fulfills new federal guidelines regarding colleges and universities.
“We understand textbook costs are a major concern to students, not just at Coastal Bend College, but across the nation. At Texas Book Company, we believe a good, solid education is fundamental for a successful future. In order to achieve this, students need to have access to the correct course materials and textbooks for their courses at fair prices,” said Brent Dyer, President of Texas Book Company.
TBC OnCourse is a fully functional virtual bookstore with a course-driven interface, permitting students to search for books by course and view the author, title, ISBN and pricing information. Students may then order their textbooks and pay by credit card or use financial aid. Course materials are shipped within 24 hours of receiving the order. Students also have the option, at any time during the year, to sell their books back to further reduce their textbook costs.
“The partnership with TBC gives our students many more options,” says Cara Frederick, Coastal Bend College Bookstore Manager. “We are very excited about being able to provide a customized online bookstore to our students who now have more purchasing flexibility. For more information or to schedule a virtual tour of the online bookstore, stop by the bookstore or contact Cara Frederick at (361) 354-2290.