Project Zero: Digital Equity Initiatives

By Bay State College on January 14, 2021

Bay State College has established a new Digital Equity Initiative which saves you the cost of having to purchase textbooks since materials are now available online. Through the new initiative, faculty and staff will work to make outstanding online course materials available to students at little to no cost. Please find your program and the estimated first-year savings below. 

Program Name

Spring 2021 Savings

Nursing $200-$300
Health Sciences $500-$600
Physical Therapist Assistant $150-$200
Criminal Justice $500-$700
Information Technology $600-$700
Management $600-$700
Fashion Merchandising $300-$400

Having access to a well-equipped laptop computer and the internet is also critical to your academic success. We highly encourage you to use these savings, among other things, to ensure that your computer and internet service are properly maintained. If you would like assistance with a laptop purchase, please refer to the list of vendors listed below that can provide you with discounted prices. For more information on student laptop requirements for each program, please click here


The following recommended manufacturers provide educational pricing directly to BSC students. 

Microsoft - Up to 10% savings

Dell - Extra $100 off select Education PCs

HP - Up to 35% savings

Lenovo - Extra 5% savings

If you have any questions regarding the Digital Equity Initiative, please contact Jeff Mason, Dean of the College and Chief Academic Officer at