Get started with Revel and eText for your LMS

Updated 16 Feb 2024

Open Revel and Pearson eText content from your Learning Management System (LMS) course. You might work in Blackboard, Canvas, D2L Brightspace, Moodle, Sakai, or Schoology.

Open Pearson

Watch a video of registration instructions

  1. Log in to the LMS as a student and enter your course.
  2. Depending on your course setup, do one of the following. Don’t know your setup?
    • Select Revel and eText or Access Pearson in course navigation.
    • If available, select a Pearson link that goes directly to a specific assignment or course tool.
    • Barnes & Noble, Follett-Willo, RedShelf, and VitalSource: Select the Course Materials link. Then check your opt status and, if applicable, select Launch Courseware or Access Courseware.
  3. If prompted, select Open Pearson.

    Open Pearson button

Register for Revel or eText

  1. Agree to any authorization requests.
  2. Link your student LMS and Pearson accounts. In some cases, your Pearson account might be automatically created and linked for you.

  3. Depending on your course setup, you might be prompted to select an access option:

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

    Get online access options

Open Revel or eText content

Open Pearson and then select the icon to access your content. For example:

Sample content icon

Or choose Open from the Options menu.

Open in Options menu

Your LMS course might also contain links that open individual Revel assignments.

Upgrade temporary access

If you registered using temporary access, upgrade to full access.

  1. To access payment options, do one of the following:
    • When you open Pearson, select whether to pay by credit card or PayPal or redeem an access code. For example:

      Upgrade temporary access

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

    Get online access options

Having trouble registering?