In an effort to make textbooks more accessible to students and to reduce educational costs, San Jose City College (SJCC) offers zero-textbook-cost (ZTC) courses. A ZTC course constitutes one of the following:
Students who take ZTC courses are not required to pay fees to access software platforms or homework sites. However, students may be asked to purchase lab materials and supplies.
All of the courses offered through the
Milpitas Extension are ZTC, as are all ESL non-credit courses and Summer Bridge courses.