New York Medical College Partners with to Increase Access to Affordable Course Materials for Students

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New York Medical College (NYMC) has selected Virtual Bookstores to provide a customized solution to increase access to affordable course materials. The private institution, located in Valhalla, NY, is a member of the Touro College and University System and is one of the largest private health sciences colleges in the United States.

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“ provides a user-friendly integrated solution for purchasing textbooks and branded merchandise online at competitive prices.” - Michael Rogovin, J.D., Vice President of Operations, NYMC.

NYMC selected Virtual Bookstores to help students obtain course materials at a significantly reduced cost, while also providing a superior integrated ordering process. Bypassing the traditional brick and mortar store with’s Virtual Bookstore solution will save NYMC students up to 70% off publisher list prices, supporting NYMC’s mission of educating outstanding health care professionals through access to affordable course materials. Beyond cost savings, students can take advantage of other purchasing options, including new, used, rental, eTextbook, and an expansive network of third-party marketplace sellers.

The platform will offer a seamless integration with NYMC’s Student Information System, creating a customized ordering process utilizing Single Sign-On (SSO). With SSO, the purchasing process is even more simplified as students can make purchases directly from their student portal. With this cohesive strategy, students will also enjoy the convenience of registration integration. When students register for courses, they will instantly see a personalized listing of required textbooks according to their schedule, along with the ability to purchase or rent the materials with the click of a button. Further complementing the solution is’s commitment to supporting all incoming students by providing first- year equipment kits.

In addition to student benefits, the Virtual Bookstore will also serve NYMC faculty with a powerful online adoption tool to streamline the entire adoption process and improve efficiencies. The Faculty Adoption Support Tool (FAST) offers an intuitive interface with step-by-step guides to research, compare real-time pricing, and adopt course materials, along with the academic freedom to choose best-fit content from more than 10 million titles, regardless of publisher or platform. Faculty also benefit from a dedicated management team to extend additional adoption support.

“ provides a user-friendly integrated solution for purchasing textbooks and branded merchandise online at competitive prices,” said Michael Rogovin, J.D., Vice President of Operations for NYMC. “This is a win-win for NYMC students who will benefit from more choices including options to buy new or used, rent or purchase from a marketplace, as well as easy textbook selection based on registration data.”

“ is thrilled to bring our years of experience in the Virtual Bookstore model to New York Medical College,” said Matt Montgomery, President and CEO of “We look forward to providing a new standard of integrated ordering that takes the guesswork out of purchasing course materials for NYMC students through our registration integration capabilities. Our focus has always been providing the most cost-effective and user-friendly experience to both students and faculty and we look forward to helping NYMC achieve the same goal.”

NYMC students will have full access to their Virtual Bookstore in Fall 2018. More information on Virtual Bookstores can be found at

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About New York Medical College

Founded in 1860, NYMC is one of the oldest and largest health sciences colleges in the country with more than 1,400 students, 1,300 residents and clinical fellows, nearly 3,000 faculty members, and 19,000 living alumni. The College, which joined the Touro College and University System in 2011, is located in Westchester County, New York, and offers degrees from the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, the School of Health Sciences and Practice, a School of Dental Medicine and a School of Nursing. NYMC provides a wide variety of clinical training opportunities for students, residents, and practitioners.

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