As previously announced, the University of Notre Dame will partner with Barnes & Noble College (BNC) to manage the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore properties. BNC, in partnership with Fanatics Lids College, will take over course materials, retail and online operations from Follett, which has managed operations for the University since 1997. This transition will take place beginning Friday, March 4. Further details will be provided soon in regard to the disruption in operations, closure updates, department charges, etc. In the meantime, here is what you need to know: Follett will accept bookstore orders for Apple products through Thursday, Feb. 10. Apple products will not be available for purchase through the bookstore from Saturday, Feb. 12, to Sunday, March 13. BNC will accept orders for Apple products beginning Monday, March 14.