For all Inclusive Access textbooks students will have the option to opt-out of purchasing the book. They must choose this option before the deadline of the last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund. This is typically at the end of the first week of classes for the Fall and Spring semesters.
You can check the Academic Calendar for these dates for the summer session courses.
Information for Students opt-out options are available in the Student Guide to Inclusive Access: Follett Access Opt Out for Textbook Purchase
Best practice is to inform students that the opt out email will come from Follett and not you or the University. The email will look like this:
Subject: Welcome to University of Nebraska – Lincoln Bookstore Customer Portal!
Bold text in ( ) is for information you need to edit that will be specific to your course and the semester.
Your textbook will be available through the Follett Discover (Or Publisher Tool) link in your Canvas course on day-one of the class. You will be charged for the cost of the textbook on your student account bill. You have the option to opt out of the purchase at the beginning of the course. If you opt out before the deadline of (Enter Deadline Date*), you will not be charged for the text and you will not have access to the textbook in Canvas after the deadline passes.
You will receive an email from Follett explaining how to opt out of the purchase.
Link to Student Guide to Inclusive Access:
*This date is the same date for each semester that a student can drop the course and receive a 100% refund. You can find this date on the Academic Calendar.
To opt-in students do not need to do anything. The textbook will be available to them on the first day of class within the Canvas course. The cost of the textbook will be charged to their Student Account.
The Follett Campus Bookstore will send an email to all students enrolled in the course with instructions on how to opt-out of the textbook for the course. They may contact the Follett Campus Bookstore staff if they have any questions about this process.