You’ll need these 4 things to get started

Your email address

You need a valid email address, preferably the one provided by your school. You’ll be getting some important emails from your instructor at this address.

Your instructor's Course ID*

Your instructor will give you a Course ID that links you directly into your course. It will look something like this: XL77-AB12-381Z-XL12. If you don't know your Course ID, check with your instructor or a classmate.

Locator Code

You can find this on your ACCUPLACER Diagnostic Individual Student Report.

An access code, credit card, or PayPal

Your school may have provided you with a MyLab Foundational Skills student access code for you to use to register. If not, you may buy an access code packaged with a textbook or as a standalone access code kit. Or you can buy instant access with a major credit card or PayPal account.

*If your Course ID looks more like smith1234 (a name with some numbers), you probably need to register at Check with your instructor if you’re not sure of your Course ID or where you should register.