Equitable Access is a program that provides every SDSU undergraduate student access to their required textbooks by the first day of class, all for $19.75 per credit. This program will provide all undergraduate students with access to their required course materials before the start of classes and they can keep that access through the add/drop date even if they opt out of the program. The program provides undergraduates with predictable pricing which allows them to budget for their course materials semester to semester.

For booklist and opt out Information:

Summer 2023 Equitable Access Opt Out Dates
Term Opt Out Open Classes Start Opt Out Deadline Classes End/Return print books
T1 May 15th, 2023 May 22nd, 2023 June 2nd, 2023 August 14th, 2023
S1 May 15th, 2023 May 22nd, 2023 June 2nd, 2023 June 30th, 2023
S3 June 3rd, 2023 June 5th, 2023 June 7th, 2023 June 30th, 2023
S4 June 13th, 2023 June 20th, 2023 June 26th, 2023 August 14th, 2023
S2 June 30th, 2023 July 5th, 2023 July 13th, 2023 August 14th, 2023

How It Works

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Design To Solve For


Students arrive on campus with nearly everything they need - except their textbooks.


High prices force many students to forgo purchasing textbooks, negatively affecting academic outcomes.


Financial aid for textbooks is based on a campuswide average; many students are left to cover significant remaining costs.

Equitable Access is designed to reduce inequity among students by eliminating course material access issues, while ensuring that costs are predictable and equal for all undergraduate students.

If you have any questions please please contact us at: [email protected]