What are Zero Textbook Cost Classes?
- Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) classes have no textbook-related costs.
- You are not required to purchase textbooks, workbooks, lab manuals, readers, or specialized software like online homework systems.
- ZTC classes typically use online textbooks. You do not need to buy any books.
Please note: there may be materials fees associated with the class, such as a calculator, lab goggles, or art supplies.
What are Low Textbook Cost (LTC) Classes?
LTC (Low Textbook Cost) classes require textbooks can be purchased at the Mission College Bookstore for $50 or less.
How do I identify if a class is a ZTC or LTC class?
Click on "Section Details" and look for the icons pictured below.
|Low Cost Textbook Icon||Zero Cost Textbook Icon|
How do I search for ZTC or LTC classes?
Q: How will I access my online textbook and/or material?
A: Your instructor will direct you on how to access your free textbook/material. You may also find this information in your course syllabus and Canvas.
Q: Can I also get a printed copy of the textbook?
A: Yes, printed versions of online ZTC textbooks may be available for a fee. Ask your instructor.