New York Tech Bookstore

Starting with the summer 2021 term, New York Tech will have a new completely online bookstore, managed by Akademos, Inc. and powered by TextbookX, for course materials and branded merchandise. This new, easy to-use platform offers substantial benefits and savings for the entire New York Tech community!

Timeline

  • March 19, 2021: Our current bookstore, operated through Follett, will close its on-campus operations and will stop taking online orders.
  • April 15, 2021: Akademos will begin to offer a limited selection of branded merchandise on the new New York Tech bookstore site. Announcements will be sent to the university community, and more information and a link to the online store will be posted here.
  • April 26, 2021: The online bookstore for summer courses will open. Prior to that, we will provide information to faculty and students on selection and ordering course materials.

Benefits of moving to an online bookstore for students:
The new online bookstore will save students money and offers an easy way to order their books in less than 5 minutes. Key features include:

  • A personalized course page showing only the courses students are registered for with all corresponding course materials.
  • A wide variety of textbook formats including new, used, eBooks, and rentals.
  • A marketplace, where students can save an average of 60 percent off list price.
  • Free economy shipping offers on orders over $49 (excluding marketplace items).
  • Ability to post old textbooks for sale on the website's marketplace.
  • Branded merchandise like clothing, hats, and more at reasonable prices.

Benefits of moving to an online bookstore for faculty:
The online bookstore will streamline the adoption process for faculty and administrators, making it easy to select and adopt course materials for class. Through the bookstore’s adoption portal, you can:

  • Log in using your school account and see only the courses you are assigned to teach.
  • Search for textbooks by ISBN or book title.
  • Create a custom coursepack for your course.
  • After one semester of use, view previous course and departmental history textbook adoptions.
  • Review book details prior to adoption.
  • Add ancillary materials, course notes and files.
  • List real-time pricing and availability for materials.