How to Register for MindTap in Blackboard
Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to register for your course.
Or scroll down for instructions on how to register.
Access Your Blackboard Course
- Log into Blackboard and select your course.
- Click any link to Cengage content to continue the registration process.
- Not sure where to click? Ask your instructor or try clicking on a few links. 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!Learn How
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. We recommend using your school email.
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.
Enroll in Your Course
You’ve found your course materials! Your Cengage course materials have already been purchased and you now have full access to them! Click “Continue” to access your course.