Chico Affordable Learning Solutions

ZCCM Checklist

This page was adopted from the following ZCCM checklist (PDF), as created by CSU Long Beach and licensed under a CC BY 4.0 license.

Qualifies as ZCCM

  • Free Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • Free videos, articles, and related digital content (not copyrighted)
  • Digital content readily available to students at the Library at no cost (even if there is a purchase option for students)
  • Basic school supplies such as pens, pencils, paper, notepads, binders, and similar
  • Standard testing material including Scantrons and Green Books
  • Unspecified general use calculators, flash drives, and common accessories
  • Access to a computer, internet, and common software
  • Show or event passes if there is a free admission option

Does not quality as ZCCM

  • Textbooks, digital books, and courseware
  • Course packs and reference materials
  • Goggles, lab coats, dissection kits, and other lab equipment
  • Art kits, clay, and other specific art supplies
  • Yoga mats or other specific exercise equipment required to participate
  • Specific graphing or scientific calculators
  • Aprons, chef hats, or other specific hospitality gear
  • Specialized software or subscriptions
  • Passes to a performance, function, show or event
  • Any other course materials including related supplies, equipment, and accessories that carry a cost