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CTAP In The News

The University of Houston Cougar Textbook Access Program (CTAP) is an exciting program that provides undergraduate students, regardless of major or number of hours taken, access to required course materials before the first day of class for one low flat fee. The flat fee CTAP is effective starting Fall 2023. Learn more about the implementation and growth of the CTAP program at the University of Houston through the resources below.

How 3 Campuses are Affecting Student Outcomes & Improving Equity Through Inclusive and Equitable Access

Learn how the University of Houston, featuring our own Executive Director of Auxiliary Services, Deb Huebler; San Bernardino Community College District; and Xavier University made course materials more affordable and convenient for tens of thousands of students. Thank you to Follett Higher Education Group for filming and editing this informative video taken at this panel presentation at the 2022 NACAS C3X conference in Las Vegas.


New Course Materials Models: Who Benefits?

Course materials affordability remains a top concern among college students. In this Inside Higher Ed article, experts including UH's Senior Associate Vice President of Administration, Dr. Emily Messa, debate the ins and outs of new sourcing models, namely inclusive and equitable access.


New Textbook Access Program Makes Course Materials More Affordable for Students

The University of Houston System Board of Regents has approved a new program to make textbooks and course materials available for undergraduate students at a fraction of the current cost of new course materials.