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First Day庐 Complete Improves the Student Experience

May 2, 2024

Students are looking for easier, more convenient and affordable ways to navigate their academic journey. First Day Complete makes it simple for them to get access to their course materials before the first day of class. In our Spring 2024 First Day Complete Experience Survey, respondents cited ease and convenience, lower stress and affordability as reasons they would recommend the program to other students. The majority of participating students also said First Day Complete better prepared them for the academic term.

EASE OF GETTING COURSE MATERIALS

Students tell us accessing print and digital course materials is a streamlined process.

86% of students agree First Day Complete saves time in shopping for course materials because they are all in one place

84% of students say they find it convenient to have course materials bundled and delivered to them through the program

鈥淭he program makes it easy and affordable to get your course materials at the start of each semester so that you don’t have to add textbooks as something to stress over. It saves time and money.鈥  鈥揝辞辫丑辞尘辞谤别 at Providence College

鈥淓verything was on one page, all you had to do was select either pick it up at the bookstore or get it shipped to you. Very simple.鈥 鈥揋raduate Student at Gardner-Webb University

鈥淪uper easy and not difficult at all. All I had to do was select how I wanted to pick it up, and they did the rest for me.鈥 鈥揓unior at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

EASE OF CHOICE

Students want cost savings and value the flexibility to participate in the program or opt-out each academic term.

85% of students who initially opted out of the program and chose to opt back in found it easy to do so

鈥淲ith the click of a simple button I was able to opt out & same with opting back in. I loved the free choice of opting out or in whenever.鈥 鈥揝辞辫丑辞尘辞谤别 at Wake Technical Community College

鈥淚t was more convenient than trying to order from different websites or stores.鈥 鈥揝别苍颈辞谤 at Mississippi State University

鈥淭he cost of purchasing my materials each separately was more expensive than participating in the Shark Bundle.鈥 鈥揝辞辫丑辞尘辞谤别 at Hawaii Pacific University

EASE OF PICKING UP PRINT MATERIALS

Students picking up print materials in store receive an email when their order is ready. All they need to do is go to the campus store and show the email with their barcode, and their bundled materials will be brought out to them.

85% of students said the in-store pick up experience was easy

鈥淢y bookstore had all materials ready for me when I arrived. Total time it took was 5 minutes; extremely helpful and convenient.鈥 鈥Sophomore at SUNY Adirondack

鈥淚 just had to show a QR code & I was able to pick up my books, on time鈥 鈥揊reshman at Saint Mary’s College

鈥淚 waited in line for my name to be called. Once I was called, I got all my materials and went on my way. Fast and efficient process.鈥 鈥 Freshman at Florida International University

Spotlight: Transitioning to First Day Complete at Caldwell University

In the survey, 70% of students at schools that transitioned to First Day Complete in spring 2024 agree it was somewhat or much easier to get their course materials. Over half say it was 鈥渕uch easier.鈥 Students at Caldwell University shared how the program impacted their preparation for the semester.

Access

鈥淸Before the program] I usually wouldn鈥檛 have all my materials on time or all at once.鈥 鈥揝辞辫丑辞尘辞谤别

Affordability

鈥淢y first semester I had to spend a lot of my time looking for the books and seeing how I was gonna be able to afford it.鈥 鈥 Freshman

Convenience

鈥淭hey were all picked out for me. I probably would not have bothered to buy any textbooks otherwise.鈥 鈥揝别苍颈辞谤

To learn more about First Day庐&苍产蝉辫;Complete from the student perspective, 鈥 and to learn more about how BNC can support the academic journey on your campus, contact us.

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