Getting Started If this is your first time using MindTap, learn how to sign in, enroll in your course, and complete assignments. Create an AccountCreate a Cengage account to access your products. Sign InSign in to your Cengage account to access your course materials. Purchase Access OnlinePurchase access to your course materials online. Get to Know MindTapExplore the MindTap user interface. Complete ActivitiesPractice what you learn with MindTap activities—readings, media, homework, assessments, and so on—typically for course credit or a grade. Each answer to a question is called an attempt. For some activities, you can make multiple attempts to answer correctly.