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UNCP selects Follett as campus bookstore retail partner

August 11, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke Bookstore has transitioned to Follett Higher Education Group management, bringing new products, savings and support for campus store customers. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke selected Follett as the campus retail partner with the best resources, technology and product selection to support the unique needs of the campus community. The transition occurred on July 31, 2017.

With this new partnership, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke faculty and students will have access to Follett's expansive inventory of affordable course material choices. Cost-saving print options include used books as well as Follett’s text rental program that saves students up to 80 percent compared to purchasing new. Follett also delivers a varied selection of digital learning technologies that help promote anywhere, anytime access to needed materials. New store services include Follett’s year-round buyback program and also price match, which helps ensure students get their materials at the lowest cost possible.

Beyond course materials, Follett will refresh general merchandise offerings to be a one-stop shop for class and campus life essentials. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke Bookstore customers can expect a custom merchandise assortment that reflects local interests as well as national trends in supplies, technology, clothing, gifts and more. The full breadth of Follett’s products and services can be explored both in-store and online through the world's number one online provider of textbooks and fan gear, eFollett.com.

"We look forward to serving The University of North Carolina at Pembroke students, parents, alumni, fans, faculty and staff,” said Clay Wahl, President, Follett Higher Education Group. “Follett’s focus is enhancing The University of North Carolina at Pembroke experience so you can expect a campus store that delivers great products and also welcomes the community, celebrates campus spirit and promotes hassle-free service."

For more information regarding Follett's services, please visit www.follett.com.