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Classes & pathways with FREE textbooks!

Zero Textbook Cost

What is ZTC?

ZTC (zero textbook cost) classes use FREE online textbooks, Library eBooks, or other materials with no cost to students.

Note: Some ZTC courses may require that you purchase non-textbook materials such as art supplies, lab materials, calculator, or other equipment.

Complete an entire degree pathway without purchasing any textbooks!
ZTC Degree Pathways
ZTC icon & search options
How to Find ZTC Classes
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Look for the ZTC icon in the schedule of classes
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Use the Course Type drop-down menu when searching
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Use the ZTC checkbox to filter your results


Number of ZTC sections this semester


Percentage of Spring 2024 sections that are ZTC


Number of ZTC degree pathways

$3.2 million

Estimated student savings from ZTC classes since Fall 2023