Purchase Access Online

Purchase access to your course materials online.

  1. Sign in to your Cengage account.
  2. On your dashboard, click Review Purchase Options.
    Your individual course material costs are compared to the cost of a Cengage Unlimited subscription.
    Note Your recommended option will be indicated with a blue Most Affordable Option heading.
  3. Purchase access to individual products or choose a subscription.
    Individual products
    1. Click Buy Products.
      Note If there are multi-term and single-term options listed for a product, use the drop-down next to the product title to select which option to purchase.
      You will be sent to checkout.
    1. Choose a subscription.
      Included in Subscription Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks Cengage Unlimited

      Cengage course materials

      Access to MindTap, WebAssign, OpenNow, SAM, CNOWv2, and OWLv2 for all your classes.

      No Yes

      Full library of Cengage eTextbooks

      The eTextbooks for your courses, plus thousands of others you can use as references, paper sources, or to supplement your studies.

      Yes Yes

      Hard copy textbook rentals

      Up to 4 free hard copy rentals for eligible courses (shipping and handling $9.99 per rental).

      Yes Yes
      4-month access $69.99 $124.99
      12-month access No $189.99
      24-month access No $249.99

      You will not have access to your MindTap course with a Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks subscription.

      If you select an individual product or Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks, you can upgrade to Cengage Unlimited later.

    2. If subscribing to Cengage Unlimited, select the length of your subscription.
    3. Click Buy Cengage Unlimited.
  4. Enter your billing address and click Next.

    Depending on your address and what you are purchasing, some or all of your order might be subject to sales tax.

  5. Select your payment method and enter your payment information.

    To use a credit card:

    1. Select Credit Card.
    2. Enter your card information.
    3. Click Complete Purchase.

      The payment might take a few moments.

    4. When payment is complete, click Let's Get Started.

    To use PayPal:

    1. Select the PayPal icon.
    2. Click Complete Purchase.
    3. Complete your purchase on the PayPal site.
    Note If you need to contact Customer Support regarding this transaction, provide the transaction ID from your receipt.
Note Want to renew your Cengage Unlimited automatically? Click your-account  > My Subscriptions and select Auto-renew to full subscription to do so.