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Robert Morris University Illinois Selects Follett to Operate Campus Store


CHICAGO, ILL., Aug 8, 2017 – Robert Morris University Illinois transitioned its campus store to Follett Higher Education management on August 7, bringing new products, savings and support for campus store customers. Robert Morris University Illinois selected Follett as the campus retail partner with the best resources, technology and product selection to support the unique needs of the campus community.

With this new partnership, Robert Morris University Illinois faculty and students will have access to Follett's expansive inventory of affordable course material choices. Cost-saving print options include used books as well as Follett’s text rental program that saves students up to 80 percent compared to purchasing new. Follett also delivers a varied selection of digital learning technologies that help promote anywhere, anytime access to needed materials. New store services include Follett’s year-round buyback program and also price match, which helps ensure students get their materials at the lowest cost possible.

Beyond course materials, Follett will refresh general merchandise offerings to be a one-stop shop for class and campus life essentials. Robert Morris University Illinois customers can expect a custom merchandise assortment that reflects local interests as well as national trends in supplies, technology, clothing, gifts and more. Exciting brands carried include Columbia® Sportswear, Under Armour®, NIKE®, League® Collegiate Outfitters, Cutter & Buck®, The Game® and Champion®. The full breadth of Follett’s products and services can be explored both in-store and online through the world's number one online provider of textbooks and fan gear, eFollett.com.

“We look forward to serving Robert Morris University’s students, parents, alumni, fans, faculty and staff throughout Illinois," said Clay Wahl, president of Follett Higher Education. "Follett's main focus is on enhancing the Robert Morris University Illinois experience, so you can expect our campus and online store to deliver great products, promote affordable course material options and celebrate the unique spirit of this vibrant campus network."

For more information regarding Follett's services, please visit www.follett.com.

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About Robert Morris University Illinois | www.robertmorris.edu/chicago

Robert Morris University Illinois is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-location institution offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs that focus on integrating theory and applications. Robert Morris University prepares students to be practitioners in their chosen fields, socially responsible to their communities, and a foundation for their families. For more information, visit www.robertmorris.edu.

About Robert Morris University Illinois Campus Store | www.rmustore.com

Robert Morris University Illinois Campus Store is solely devoted to serving Robert Morris University students, faculty, staff and alumni and fans – offering products and services both in-store and online at eFollett.com. Robert Morris University Illinois’ Campus Store is located at 401 S State Street, Suite 120 and is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 

About Follett Corporation | www.follett.com

Follett is a $3.4 billion privately held company headquartered in Westchester, Illinois. As a leading provider of education technology, services and physical and digital content, Follett works with 70,000 schools and operates more than 1,250 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores. With the 2016 acquisition of Baker & Taylor, LLC, Follett's reach also extends into the public library and global retail markets. For more information, visit www.follett.com. For more information on our partnership with Lumen Learning, visit www.follett.com/lumen.

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