Report 2007-116 Recommendation 29 Responses

Report 2007-116: Affordability of College Textbooks: Textbook Prices Have Risen Significantly in the Last Four Years, but Some Strategies May Help to Control These Costs for Students (Release Date: August 2008)

Recommendation #29 To: University of California

To ensure that faculty are aware of factors affecting textbook costs, UC, CSU, and the community colleges should issue guidance on the textbook adoption process. In developing this guidance, they should direct campuses to evaluate the feasibility of implementing book rental programs or student book exchange programs to the extent they have not already done so.

60-Day Agency Response

UC addressed this recommendation in its response to finding number 3. (See 2010-406, p. 160)

  • Response Date: October 2008

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2007-116

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.