Is UMBC Compliant with New Federal Textbook Law?
Higher Education Opportunity Act helps Students Choose
For the first time, a federal law has taken effect which requires “institution[s] of higher education receiving Federal financial assistance” to provide students with information on textbook pricing. The key textbook provision (sec. 133(d)) of the Higher Education Opportunity Act mandates that schools disclose:
Has anyone seen these ISBNs available on their course schedules or the course listings yet? After a precursory search into my schedule via myUMBC.edu I haven't been able to find any of my courses in compliance. I hope that this discussion can shed some light on whether or not our school is complaint.
on the institution’s Internet course schedule and in a manner of the institution’s choosing, the International Standard Book Number and retail price information of required and recommended college textbooks and supplemental materials for each course listed in the institution’s course schedule …
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