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Get access to your course materials, eBooks, and study tools with Cengage Unlimited or Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks.

Cengage Unlimited includes access to eBooks, study tools, and courses led by an instructor. You cannot access SAM for self-paced learning unless an instructor enrolls you in a course or provides a course key. SAM courses must be created by a faculty member at your institution.

  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.
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  3. 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

    Limited free hard copy rentals for eligible courses (shipping and handling $9.99 per rental). Varies in amount per subscription tier.

    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 SAM course with a Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks subscription.

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