IMPORTANT: If you are enrolled in a Course Source Inclusive Access class you must decide
if you would like to use the material, if not, opt out or you will be charged!
What is Course Source?
"Course Source" is the course content solution that is driving down costs for students and giving them day-one access to the materials they need to be successful. How? All students are given access to digital course materials on day one of classes through Franciscan's Learning Management System (LMS), Blackboard. Students benefit from lower prices made possible by volume discounts that are negotiated by the Campus Store which are available only when all students in a course have day-one access.
What are the benefits of Course Source?
- Frist day of class access.
- Lower cost to students.
- Anywhere accessibility to material.
- Assurance that the correct materials are acquired.
- Meets the needs of learners of all abilities.
How will I get my access code?
Some courses will require an access code. You will receive an email from the Campus Store with details about your specific course material. If a code is required it will be included in the content of that email. Watch for an email including "Campus Store Announcement" in the subject line. It may very well land in your junk folder.
I didn't get an email about my course, but others in my class did? What should I do?
Search your Franciscan email account for an email including "Campus Store Announcement" in the subject line. If not there, try your junk box. Lastly, if you cannot locate it contact the Campus Store at [email protected]
My email is missing an access code. Do I need one?
Not all material will require an access code. Some courses require courseware others only require an ebook. Log in to the Blackboard and open your course. There you should be able to determine if an access code is necessary.
How do I access my content?
The content will be accessible through Blackboard. Once you sign into your account and access your course further information will be provided.
How do I pay for my access?
Charges for the Course Source content will conveniently be billed to your student account after the add/drop period has ended.
What if I do not want to participate in the program?
If you do not wish to participate in the program, you have the option to "opt out". The link to opt out will come in an email sent from the Campus Store with "Campus Store Announcement" in the subject line. Alternatively, if you visit the Campus Store website, an opt’ out link can be found under general info, at the bottom of the page or click this link https://coursematerials.vitalsource.com/access/franciscan/login You will be prompted for further information.
How long do have to decide if I want to participate in the Course Source program?
The access is free until the add/drop period ends. You have until add/drop ends to determine if you would like to continue to participate. After that day the charge will be applied to your account.
I opted out by mistake and realized that I need access. Can I opt back in?
Yes. To opt back in simply locate the initial email you were sent from the Campus Store, follow the link, and opt back in or visit the Campus Store website and click the opt out link, under General Info, at the bottom of the page.
I dropped the course. Do I still need to opt out?
Students who drop the course by the add/drop date will automatically be opted out. No charges will be applied to your student account.
Who should I contact if I am having trouble accessing the online content?
- I need an access code - Look for an email in your Franciscan email account (check junk too) with the subject line "Campus Store Announcement". The code is in the content of the message.
- The link does not appear in my LMS - Contact Franciscan's eLearning department at [email protected]; 740-283-4300; visit the eLearning Cafe, 2nd floor, Egan Hall
- I'm having trouble with the ebook reader - 855-200-4146; [email protected]