Increase Savings for Your Students

As educational costs rise, your students want to save as much as possible on their course materials. Our collaborative relationships in the industry make new resources and cost saving alternatives available to your school.

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Several ways to save

Offering a wide selection of purchasing options allows your students to save how they want to save.

During the 2015-2016 school year, our purchasing options saved students:


Used Book savings


eBook savings


Marketplace savings


Rental Savings

Student Savings Initiative

Student Savings Initiative

The Student Savings Initiative, available exclusively through MBS Direct, was designed to direct the efforts of our partner schools who are working proactively to lower educational costs for their students.

When your school joins the company of our 64 Student Savings Initiative member schools, we'll work together to help your students save. You can choose to:

  • Directly lower prices
  • Offer shipping discounts
  • Give scholarships for textbooks

Your school will also receive free branded marketing materials to promote your participation to students and faculty, including press releases, badges, emails and social media messaging.

The Importance of Timely Adoptions

The importance of timely adoptions

One of the biggest factors affecting student savings lies in the hands of your faculty members. After all, the course materials they choose to adopt will be the ones your students will ultimately purchase.

10 Ways Savvy Adoptions Can Lead to Student Savings