One of the hallmarks of Eastern University’s undergraduate LifeFlex program is that your textbooks are automatically provided for you through our partnership with Follett Access. No more scrambling with multiple websites to order the right materials. We’ll make it easy for you to access exactly what you need right in your Brightspace site.
How Does Eastern Follett Access Work?
The Eastern Follett Access Program will deliver the most up-to-date ebooks right to Brightspace, so students don’t have to worry about a separate ordering process or confusing integration.
Eastern University understands how important it is for students to have those materials on hand and ready for use as they begin each term.
Qualifying Academic Programs
Benefits of Eastern Follett Access
- View course materials right in Brightspace on your first day of class
- Use the latest editions for every course
- Engage in active learning through the interactive resources that are part of many Access texts
Frequently Asked Questions
All students enrolled in an undergraduate LifeFlex program will be automatically enrolled in Follett Access. If you would like to review the option to opt-out of the program, please review the FAQ titled “Is the program required or can I Opt-Out of the program?”
Eastern Follett Access takes the hassle out of getting your course materials because costs are covered as part of the charges on your school statement. This allows every enrolled student access to all required materials on the first day of class. Once you have selected your courses, your course list will be sent to the Campus Bookstore. The Campus Bookstore gets everything ready for you. All you need to do is check your school email for how to access your course materials for the term.
Required materials are supplied at the beginning of each term. The materials will be accessible on the first day of class. Please continue to check your school email before the start of each term.
Yes! Students can save up to 60% or 80% based on savings at other schools and thanks to the campus store relationships with publishing partners and bulk purchasing power. The program also reduces student stress during the purchasing process and provides a method to easily access, manage and use all course materials regardless of format or cost.
Students may choose to opt-out of Eastern Follett Access. Students wishing to opt-out must do so by the specific date at the beginning of each term. All students are automatically enrolled in Eastern Follett Access and must take action to opt-out of the program.
Students who opt-out of Eastern Follett Access are responsible for finding and purchasing their required course materials on their own.
Once you have selected your courses, your course list will be sent to the campus store, and they will get everything ready for you! All you need to do is check your school email for where to locate your materials. You will be provided a digital bookshelf.
Print or digital format is determined based on the adopted material for the specific course prior to the start of class. If you are a student with a qualified disability requiring print versions or other accommodations, please contact CCAS for more information.
If you add or drop a course, that information is automatically transmitted to the Eastern University Bookstore. For added courses, Digital materials will be emailed to your school email account or provisioned directly into Brightspace. For printed materials, you will receive an email (check your school email address) when the new print materials are shipped.
For courses dropped prior to the last day to drop/add, printed materials must be returned to the Eastern University Bookstore. Access to electronic or digital materials will be automatically disabled.
All students are automatically included in Eastern Follett Access; however, students may opt-out of the program during specified opt-out periods. You will have the option to opt out of Eastern Follett Access at the start of each term.
For all other questions, contact your campus store at email@example.com for information on how to opt out.
All online undergraduate students are automatically included in Eastern Follett Access; however, students may opt-out of the program by the following deadlines for each term:
- Fall 1 - 09/12/23
- Fall 2 - 10/30/23
- Spring 1 - 01/23/24
- Spring 2 - 03/18/24
- Summer 1 - 05/28/24
- Summer 2 - 07/15/24
If you already opted out and the opt-out period has not ended, you can opt back in during that period of time. Please log back into the opt-out portal and choose “Opt-In”. You can login to the Opt-Out Portal OR check your school email address for the link to the Opt-Out portal.
Only materials identified by your professor as “required” are included in Eastern Follett Access. All “recommended” materials will be available for purchase separately at the Eastern University Bookstore.
If that course includes a printed material, that material is yours to keep. If that course includes a digital material, the length of access is dependent upon that specific material. Please contact the Eastern University Bookstore at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.