Get started with MyLab and Mastering for your LMS

Updated 21 Sep 2022

Welcome! Open your MyLab or Mastering course from your Learning Management System (LMS). You might work in Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, Sakai, or Schoology.

Open MyLab and Mastering from your LMS

Course ID: You don't need a Course ID or invite link to register for MyLab and Mastering. If you’re prompted for a Course ID, clear your temporary internet cache. Then go to your LMS course and follow the instructions below.

  1. Log in to the LMS as a student and enter your course.
  2. Select the MyLab and Mastering, Pearson, or Pearson Access link. If it's missing, ask your instructor to adjust course settings. Another option is to select a link that goes directly to a specific assignment or course tool such as eText.
  3. If prompted, select Open Pearson. Whether you see this button depends on your course setup.

    Screenshot of the Open Pearson button

  4. Select Open MyLab & Mastering.

    Pearson MyLab and Mastering dashboard

  5. If you haven't already, register for MyLab and Mastering following the instructions below.

Register for MyLab and Mastering

You only need to register and sign in to MyLab and Mastering once.

  1. Agree to any authorization requests.

    Are you a section instructor or teaching assistant?

  2. Enter the username and password from your existing Pearson student account and select Link accounts. If you don't have an account, select Create an account and follow the prompts. You can only link one LMS account to one Pearson account.

    Screenshot of the Link Accounts page

  3. Select Continue.

    Screenshot of the link accounts confirmation message

  4. If prompted, select an access option:
    • Enter an access code.
    • Buy access using a credit card or PayPal account.
    • Get 14-day temporary access by selecting the link near the bottom of the page. (Upgrade to full access when you're ready.)

    Depending on your course set up, you might also have the option to select Access now.

    Screenshot of the Select an Option page

  5. Select Go to My Courses to open your MyLab or Mastering course. (You might need to refresh the page to see this button.) Or open MyLab and Mastering from your LMS course.

    Go to My Course button

After you register, always open MyLab or Mastering from your LMS course.

Upgrade temporary access

If you registered using 14-day temporary access, upgrade to full access.

  1. To access payment options, do one of the following:
      • From your LMS course, select any MyLab and Mastering link.
      • From the course home page of your Pearson course, select My Courses from the main menu.

        My Courses option

        Then select Upgrade access on the notification.

        Upgrade access link

    • Upgrade access from your course confirmation or reminder email.
  2. Enter an access code or buy access using a credit card or PayPal account.

    Screenshot of the Select an Option page without temporary access