CUNY School of Law to Launch Akademos’ Online Bookstore Solution

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The CUNY School of Law partners with Akademos to deliver its students significant discounts on course materials, becoming the third City University of New York (CUNY) Institution to adopt the Akademos online bookstore solution.

Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced today that the CUNY School of Law ( has joined its rapidly growing list of partner schools. The School of Law, along with Medgar Evers College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, becomes the third City University of New York (CUNY) Institution to adopt the Akademos value focused bookstore solution within the last 12 months.

Starting in Fall 2015, CUNY School of Law students can shop for textbooks and course materials in the money saving format of their choice and place orders anytime, anywhere through a mobile optimized online bookstore and marketplace.

The new online bookstore will accept the CUNY Scholar card, enabling students to seamlessly apply financial aid toward their purchases. With the deep SIS integration and a best-in-class online shopping experience, students will now be able to complete their course material ordering for a term in less than 5 minutes.

“We believe Akademos will best serve our students and faculty,” said Glenn Kaufhold, Chief Operating Officer of CUNY School of Law. “The Akademos online bookstore is built to meet the demand for competitively priced textbooks, and their innovative faculty resources will create much needed efficiencies in our course material adoption process. As an added benefit, moving to an online bookstore will allow us the opportunity to repurpose our existing bookstore space to better serve our students.”

“I am pleased to welcome CUNY School of Law to Akademos,” said Chief Executive Officer John Squires. “We are excited for students to experience our new store design and mobile-optimized shopping experience. Our commitment to continuous innovation around the concepts of value and ease of use will provide outstanding service for CUNY School of Law students, faculty and administrators alike.”

To learn more about expanding affordable textbook options for students and our online bookstore offerings for educational institutions, visit

About CUNY Law School
The City University School of Law is the premier public interest law school in the country. It trains lawyers to serve the underprivileged and disempowered and to make a difference in their communities. Our motto, "law in the service of human needs," infuses everything we do.

About Akademos
Akademos offers virtual bookstore services, eLearning solutions, and an innovative textbook marketplace to schools. Its comprehensive supply-chain solution and commitment to responsive personal service make Akademos a leader in providing affordable textbooks and digital learning tools for schools. Students can choose from new, used, rental, and eBook options while schools can reduce costs and increase operating efficiency. Faculty can search, discover, and adopt new texts using the Akademos Textbook Adoption Tool at Akademos delivers the right course materials, at affordable prices, on time. Learn more about Akademos' direct-to-students ecommerce platform at and its offerings to partner schools at

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