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CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions Initiative Saves Students $77 Million Every YearThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.

​​​The California State University

The pandemic amplified existing equity gaps between underserved students and their peers, including the cost of learning materials. The CSU has responded by increasing the number of courses using low- or no-cost learning materials through Affordable Learning SolutionThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.s (AL$) to provide equitable access to education and improve retention.

'They Are Much More Engaged.' CSU Program Helps Cal Poly Students by Removing Barriers to SuccessThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.

Cal Poly News

“Support for open educational resources at Cal Poly from our faculty members has been crucial in responding to some of the university’s most important initiatives, including the Graduation Initiative 2025 and our efforts to create a more inclusive campus,” said Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs. 

CSUMB receives Affordable Learning Solutions grantThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.

CSU Monterey Bay News

CSU Monterey Bay continues to support affordable learning for students with new funding from the CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions program. The CSU Chancellor’s Office has awarded $15,000 to CSUMB’s library and Center for Academic Technologies to reestablish the program at the university. 

CSUSB continues to help students save money through the Affordable Learning Solutions programThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.

Inside CSUSB

In this academic year alone, more than 10,000 students have saved nearly $2 million on textbook costs thanks to the Affordable Learning Solutions program at CSUSB.