Stanly Community College is an equal opportunity educational institution and employer. The College does not practice or condone discrimination in any form against students, employees, or applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, or disability consistent with the Assurance of Compliance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1992.


  Executive Leadership Team 01-27-2020
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In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act Textbook Provision, Stanly Community College provides students with course material information during periods of registration. Stakeholders (faculty, administrators, publishers, and the bookstore) work together to reduce course material costs. Suggestions include but are not limited to keeping assigned textbooks a minimum of three years when possible, using common texts for multiple sections of the same course, and making use of high-quality Open Education Resources (OER) when available. Information is disseminated by the bookstore on initiatives to reduce costs including used book availability, book buyback, rental programs, e-books, etc.


Due dates for textbook adoptions are: 

Summer semester: March 15 – April 30

Fall semester: March 15 – April 30

Spring semester: October 15


Desk copies of texts

Faculty may request desk copies of textbooks directly from the publisher. These texts are property of Stanly Community College. Complimentary textbooks may be used as reference materials. Textbooks may be given to the LRC, Academic Support Center, or Crutchfield Center.  Complimentary textbooks may not be sold, given away, or used in any way that might violate copyright procedure.



Public Law 110-315, Higher Education Opportunity Act – 2008, Textbook Provision amending Part C of title I (20 U.S.C. 1015)