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Winter 2017 Course Materials Available to Pre-Order Now:

Bronco Bookstore’s pre-ordering service for Winter 2017 textbooks and course materials is now available. Students can go to http://www.broncobookstore.com/buy_main.asp to pre-order their new/used/rental/digital textbooks and other materials. Orders will be filled once all books are in stock. Orders can be shipped to students’ off-campus addresses or picked up in the store in December before the holidays or in January when classes start. Students can also check out our Verba Compare price comparison tool athttp://pomona.verbacompare.com.

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CPP Produce Boxes Available During Holidays

The College of Agriculture fresh produce boxes, called Poly Packs, will be offered for pickup Dec. 21 and Jan. 5. The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes will have fruit, vegetables, herbs and other produce grown on campus. The price for a large box is $25, and the half box is $15. Boxes are available bi-weekly with CPP’s fresh harvest pick, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the University Quad. To order, go to www.agriscapes.cpp.edu/polypack. For more information, contact Mary Romo at (909) 979-6971.

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Come Decorate with Rose Float

Cal Poly Rose Float offers opportunities to decorate the universities’ incredible 2017 float, ‘A New Leaf,’ in Pasadena, Dec. 26 to Dec. 31. The float will be located in the Brookside Tent, which is in the parking lot next to Brookside Park, across from the Rose Bowl. Get involved in our 69th entry into the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, A New Leaf! Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/o/cal-poly-rose-float-7536540057.

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Renaissance Scholars Annual Toy Drive

Renaissance Scholars is partnering with the McKinley Children’s Center in San Dimas to collect items for foster children, from newborns to age 17, in their care. Collection boxes are located at the Bronco Bookstore, SSEP Main Office (Building 94, room 121), the University Housing Office (Building 59, front office) and the BSC (near the food court). The Holiday Toy Drive runs through Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Makeda Bostic at(909) 869-3169 or email mdbostic@cpp.edu.

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Service-Learning Mini-Grants Up to $1,000 Available

Grant applications are being accepted for service-learning course project supplies, research and/or scholarship. Mini-grants up to $1,000 are available. A total of $12,000 in grants will be awarded. Applications can be emailed toclgonzalez@cpp.edu, faxed to (909) 869-4515 or hand-delivered to Building 1, room 108. Applications are available athttp://www.cpp.edu/~cce/service-learning/index.shtml and are due Nov. 3 by 5 p.m.

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Unsold Fall Books will be Shipped Back on 10/31

The Bronco Bookstore will start shipping back unsold fall quarter books (that have not been re-adopted for next quarter) to vendors beginning Oct. 31. Books for fall quarter may no longer be available after that week. Faculty should contact the bookstore ASAP if there are books in their course(s) that will not be used until later in the quarter. Please contact Kevin Jensen at (909) 869-3752 or kmjensen1@cpp.edu for more information.

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Bronco Bookstore Announces New Online Requisition System

The Bronco Bookstore has switched their textbook requisitions platform to Sidewalk Hero. Hero allows faculty to readopt previous materials or search for new ones, all in one place. It also shows current pricing on several different sites including the bookstore’s pricing. Faculty and department textbook coordinators can submit requisitions via the Sidewalk Hero online requisition system by going to the Faculty Resources page of www.broncobookstore.com, clicking on theSidewalk Hero link and then using their CPP login credentials. A quick tutorial on how to use this site, can be found here. (Vimeo password required is Adoptions.) For questions, contact the textbook department’s requisitions coordinator Stacie Shellner at