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DayOne Access Pilot Program – Frequently Asked Questions

JCCC is introducing a new program in which required course materials will be available to students on or before the first day of class through the online learning management system. For courses participating in this pilot, this will be the required textbook, no additional physical textbook is required.


What are the benefits of DayOne Access?

DayOne Access is a collaboration between your professor, the publisher and the JCCC Bookstore to provide required materials automatically when you enroll in the course at a reduced cost.

How will I know if a class has DayOne Access materials?

You will see a DayOne Digital Content charge on your student account once you’ve registered for a DayOne Access course.  The JCCC Bookstore will also inform you which of your courses have DayOne Access content through the store website and in-store book list.  You will receive a welcome email with more information on the DayOne Access materials for your course(s).  This will be sent from Johnson County Community College Bookstore, with an email address.  


How do I access my materials?

All DayOne Access materials will be accessed through your course in Canvas. Your professor will provide specific directions or communication, if needed.

Why is my student account being charged automatically?

All students enrolled in DayOne Access courses are automatically billed for the content. The cost of your DayOne Access content will be charged to your student account at the time of enrollment. You may pay through MyFinances, or in person at the JCCC Bursar’s Office (SC 113).  You will receive multiple reminders about this program, along with a link to opt-out up until the end of the Add/Drop period for the course.  If you choose to opt-out of the program, the DayOne Content charge will be refunded.


Will I be able to include these charges in my Payment Plan?

Yes, if you are already enrolled in a Credit payment plan for the term, the book charges will be automatically included and spread across any remaining installments.

What if I drop the course?

If you drop a DayOne access course then the DayOne access charges will be refunded.

What if I don’t want to participate in DayOne Access?

We have negotiated to get your course materials at the lowest cost. These materials are required by your instructor. If you decide you don’t want to participate, you may opt out here. Please note that you will need to purchase these materials elsewhere to be successful in this course, and you will pay a higher price.

What if I need a print option?

Some DayOne Access courses do have a low-cost print option available for purchase at The JCCC Bookstore. The publishers provide this print at a reduced cost for those students participating in the DayOne Access program. The reduced cost is passed on since you have paid for the content digitally. Those students opting out of the digital content are therefore not eligible to purchase this low-cost print copy.

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