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Ta-da! SAM in Moodle Help Just for You!

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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Access Your Campus Learning Management System

  • 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 instructor 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 Cengage and LMS Accounts

If you already have a Cengage account, log in now. New to Cengage? Click "Create Student Account" and register now. We highly recommend using your school email address to register. 

To verify your account, open the 'Welcome to Cengage' email you just received and click 'Activate Cengage Account' to set your password and complete the registration process. Be sure to use the same device and browser to create and verify your account.

*You might already have a Cengage account if you've used MindTap, CengageNOWv2, OWLv2, SAM, WebAssign or another Cengage platform in a different course.
Linking your accounts is a one-time process. If you’ve previously completed this step for another course, you won’t be prompted to do it again.

Access Your Cengage Course Materials

Awesome, you're in! Your Cengage course materials have already been purchased and you now have full access to them! Click "Continue" to access your materials.

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Start Your Free Trial

You also have access to a 14-day trial of Cengage Unlimited, a subscription that includes all your Cengage courses—including this one—plus access to our library of online textbooks, study tools and resource centers, all for one price and in one place. Click “Start my Free Trial” to check it out or click “Not Right Now” to jump right into your course materials. 

(Optional) Explore Cengage Unlimited!

To explore Cengage Unlimited, click "My Home" from the sidebar, or click "Start Trial" from the sidebar to start your trial if you haven't already. 

You can upgrade to Cengage Unlimited by clicking "Upgrade Now". Remember you'll maintain access to your materials for this course whether or not you choose to upgrade to Cengage Unlimited. 



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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Get the Cengage Mobile App

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Once you've activated your course, you'll gain on-the-go access to all your Cengage ebooks and more.

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