Platt College Promotes Increased Textbook Affordability with New Virtual Bookstore Partnership

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Platt College has selected Virtual Bookstores to improve student access to affordable course materials. The accredited nursing college located in Aurora, CO focuses on a single degree program, offering a 36 month Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

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"We made the easy decision to go with as our online bookstore because it offered our students diverse options for a fraction of the cost." - Dr. Jama Goers, Dean of Nursing, Platt College

After a comprehensive search for a partner to meet their nursing textbook needs, Platt College selected Virtual Bookstores to help students obtain course materials at a significantly reduced cost, while also providing a streamlined and convenient ordering process. Bypassing the traditional brick and mortar store with’s Virtual Bookstore solution will save Platt students up to 70% off publisher list prices, aligning with the college’s commitment to an exceptional education at an affordable price. Beyond cost savings, students can take advantage of every purchasing option, including new, used, rental, eTextbook, and an expansive network of third-party marketplace sellers.

The platform will promote Platt’s commitment to academic excellence by ensuring students are prepared with the right course materials for success. By ordering through their new customized online bookstore, students can confidently secure textbooks and digital content each quarter knowing they will receive the correct edition and format for each course. Further complementing the solution for students is a best-in-class customer service team who will provide superior year-round support. Faculty also benefit from a powerful online adoption tool that streamlines the entire adoption process.

“After maintaining an on-campus bookstore for years and realizing our students needed different, less expensive options, we made the easy decision to go with as our online bookstore because it offered our students diverse options for a fraction of the cost,” said Dr. Jama Goers, Dean of Nursing. “Additionally, takes the guesswork out of getting the correct materials for the correct course. Nursing school is hard enough, easing our students’ stress levels with an bookstore is one simple, yet important way to ensure their academic success.”

“ is thrilled to be partnering with Platt College to help them improve textbook affordability through an innovative virtual bookstore solution,” said Matt Montgomery, President and CEO. “Today’s students demand a convenient shopping experience with every purchasing option available. We applaud Platt College for recognizing the evolving textbook market and meeting the needs of their students through a customized online platform that aligns with the institution’s commitment to an affordable education that exceeds expectations.”

Platt students will enjoy full access to their new Virtual Bookstore beginning in Fall 2018.

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About Platt College

Platt College, an accredited college located in Aurora, CO, primarily serves the Denver metro area by promoting a concentrated study in nursing. Offering a single degree - a Bachelor of Science in Nursing - the accelerated program provides students a 36 month course of study. Platt College is dedicated to academic excellence, personal and professional ethics, integrity, and growth in an environment of mutual respect and diversity that meets the needs of a changing global environment. With an enrollment of approximately 250 students, Platt College supports and encourages intellectual growth by offering small, interactive classes taught by highly educated professionals.

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