Link to an Existing MindTap Course

From your Canvas course, you can link to one of your existing MindTap courses.

If you do not have the Cengage Learning app installed in Canvas, navigate to a course page and click Settings > Apps > Cengage Learning > + Add App and enter the necessary information. The app is added to the list of hidden navigation items.

Note Course masters, courses with student enrollments, and courses that are already linked to an LMS can't be linked.
  1. In Canvas, navigate to a course page.
  2. Add the Cengage Learning app to your course navigation.
    1. Click Settings > Navigation.
    2. From the list of hidden items, click and drag Cengage into the list of course navigation items.
    3. Click Save.
  3. From the course navigation, click Cengage.

    The first time you link your Cengage account to Canvas, you must authorize your account with your Cengage username and password.

    Note If you don't see the authorization window, change your browser settings to allow pop-ups.
    A list of available Cengage course content for your school displays.
  4. Select from the list of available course content the title you want to use.
    • To filter the list, type a search term.
    • To sort the list, click a column heading.
    • To select an item, click it.
    Note If you don't see your content, contact your Cengage representative. If needed, see
  5. Select Link to an existing course or section.

    Your unlinked courses and course sections with no student enrollments for the selected title are listed.

  6. Select the course or section you want to link and click Continue.
  7. If prompted, select whether to add a total score column to the gradebook, and then click Continue.

    This option is not available for all courses.

    A link to your MindTap course is added to your Canvas course page.

  8. Click the link to your MindTap course.

    If prompted, read and accept the service agreement.