Inclusive Access: Residential & LUO Graduate

Beginning in Fall 2018, Inclusive Access is being offered for LUO Undergraduate students enrolled in any LUO Undergraduate course. However, Inclusive Access is still only adopted on a limited basis for LUO Graduate or Residential students.




How do I know whether my Graduate or Residential course is part of Inclusive Access?

You can determine whether your course is a part of Inclusive Access by checking for a course fee for Online Content. The course fees can be found by going to




Upcoming Deadlines:

The following list of deadlines must be met in order to have your electronic course content posted for the upcoming semesters.


  Academic Technology Order Form Course Fee Request Form
Semester LUO Residential LUO Residential
Fall 2020 4/3/2020 4/3/2020 4/3/2020 4/3/2020
Spring 2021 8/7/2020 8/7/2020 8/7/2020 8/7/2020
Summer 2021 1/8/2021 1/8/2021 1/8/2021 1/8/2021



Adopt Inclusive Access:

Please complete the following steps in order to adopt your electronic course content and make available within Blackboard.


Step 1: Verify that the content you want to use is available in an electronic format from either Cengage, McGraw-Hill, or Pearson.


Step 2: Verify that the upcoming deadline aligns with the next available academic start date.


Step 3: Seek approval from academic leadership by sending an e-mail to after receiving approval from the Vice Provost.


Step 4: Complete the Fee Request Form (FRF) by the appropriate deadline so the fee can be added to the course.


Step 5: Fill out the Academic Technology Request Form so that the content can be adopted.


Step 6: Once both forms have been submitted, you will receive an email from the Inclusive Access inbox confirming the receipt of both forms. 


Step 7: Work with your publisher representative and CAD to design the course.


* If you require additional assistance related to Inclusive Access, please submit an e-mail to


Fee Request Form (FRF) >> Academic Technology Request Form >>



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Is Vice-Provost approval needed before I can complete the Academic Technology Order Form (ATOF) and Course Fee Request (CFR)?

  • Yes. If the Vice Provost does not approve your IA request, you should not complete the forms.


With whom should I complete the Academic Technology Order Form (ATOF) and Fee Request (FRF)?

  • These forms should be completed with your publisher representative, CAD representative, and your department's budget manager.


What is the Academic Technology Order Form (ATOF) and why is it necessary?

  • The Academic Technology Order Form allows the University to keep track of courses in Inclusive Access.
  •  Additionally, IS Accounts uses the information in this form to provide a quote to the academic department's Budget Manager, who then creates a budget requisition for the purchase of the publisher content.


What is the Fee Request Form (FRF) and why is it necessary?

  • The FRF allows the Student Accounts Office to collect a course fee from each student who uses the publisher content.
  • The collected course fees are used to pay for your department's purchase of the technology.


I received a software quote from someone in the IS Accounts department. What should I do with it?

  • You should forward it to your department's budget manager. He/she will use the quote to submit the required budget and purchasing paperwork for the technology.