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Check out this video that spells out what you need to do to register for your course.

Videos not your thing? Keep on scrolling for an easy-to-digest reference you can use when registering!

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Get Access

  • Head to your campus Learning Management System (LMS) home page and log in.
  • Click the link for your course.
  • Click any link to Cengage content* to continue the registration process.

*Not sure where to click? Ask your professor or try a few. You'll know you've clicked the right one when you see the Cengage login screen. 

Be Sure to Enable Pop-Ups!

Your course materials will open in a new tab or window, so you’ll need to ensure that pop-ups are enabled.

If your browser does not have pop-ups enabled, we can help fix that!

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Link your account to your LMS

Link Your Cengage and LMS Accounts

Log in using your Cengage account information to link your Cengage account with your campus LMS account.

  • You may already have an account if you’ve used MindTap, CengageNOWv2, SAM or WebAssign in another course.
  • If you don’t have a Cengage account, you can create one by clicking on “SIGN UP”.

NOTE: This is a one-time process. If you have previously completed this step (e.g. for another course), you won't be asked again. 

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Purchase Options

A La Carte Access

  • Purchase instant access to just this digital course.
  • If you already purchased an Access Code from the bookstore, click “Register an Access Code” to redeem it. 

All Access

  • Don’t want to pay for separate books and codes? Get all-access to the Cengage library with Cengage Unlimited. For just $119.99 per term, you’ll get the most access. Purchase it here or from your campus bookstore. 

Trial Access

Need more time to decide?  You’re eligible for a free two-week trial to Cengage Unlimited.* 

  • Check it out by clicking the “Cengage Unlimited Student Dashboard” link in your LMS course. Don’t see the link? Ask your instructor to add it.
  • Or login to Cengage directly at http://cengage.com/dashboard using the same credentials you used to link your Cengage and [LMS] Accounts.

*If you’d prefer, go right into your course instead. Jump in by clicking “Open Course.”

You’re All Set!

You now have access to all of your course materials. Go ahead, dive in!

Download a copy of these instructions to reference when registering! 

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Make the Most of Cengage Unlimited!

Now that you’ve registered, dive in and check out Cengage Unlimited! Take a quick tour to learn how to access more than 22,000 ebooks and study tools—AND your print rental (where eligible) for $7.99 + free shipping for every activated digital course.

Get Mobile and Go!

MindTap, SAM, CNOWv2

Once you activate, you'll gain free access to the Cengage Mobile App. With this app, you can read and practice anyplace, anytime—giving you complete flexibility and helping you increase your success in this course!

Download the Cengage Mobile App:

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*Available for MindTap, SAM and CengageNOWv2

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