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Want to know who is teaching ZTC at LAVC? Check out our Textbook Heroes, who have saved students over a million dollars!

Faculty, are you interested in teaching a ZTC course, or reducing materials costs by adopting Open Educational Resources (OER)? Learn more.

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Textbook Affordability - OER & ZTC @LAVC

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Want to take classes that have FREE textbooks?*

ZTC (Zero Textbook Cost) classes are easy to identify in the schedule of classes -- just look for this icon next to the course section: ztc-sis.PNG

It's also easy to limit your search for ZTC classes when you register. 

STEP 1:

Under "class search type," make sure Zero Cost Textbook classes is selected (notice that you can also choose "low textbook cost" to find course sections with texts that are $50 or less).ps-ztc-1.png

STEP 2:

All of your results should have the ZTC symbol below. Choose the course(s) of interest to you!

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Search for ZTC classes and register here.

*ZTC classes typically use no-cost digital textbooks, online resources, and homework systems. Occasionally, ZTC classes may have required materials (calculators, lab supplies) that are not free.