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Enrolling in your OpenStax Tutor Beta course as a student

Welcome to OpenStax Tutor Beta! This article addresses how to enroll in your course.

1. In most cases, you will click on the enrollment link provided by your instructor.

(If your instructor has enabled logging in via your school’s learning management system — Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai, or Desire2Learn — follow the OpenStax Tutor Beta link from your instructor’s course page.)

2. On the introduction screen, read the provided instructions and click the orange “Get started” button.

Get Started page for students

3. If you have previously created an OpenStax account, DO NOT create a new account. Click the blue “Log in” link and enter your existing username and password and skip to step 5.


4. If you do not have an existing account, follow the steps below.

a. Enter your email address in the Email field and click the orange “Next” button.

b. Check your email. You will receive an email from with a six-digit pin. Enter this pin in the signup screen. If you do not receive the pin, check your junk mailbox and/or check to see if you mistyped your email address. You can click on “Edit email address” to review and change it.

PIN confirmation email
c. Enter and confirm your password.  You may opt to connect your Google or Facebook account instead at this point.

Password page

d. Fill in your user account details, including first name, last name, and school.

Account details

e. Read the OpenStax Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and click "I agree" to indicate you have done so.

OpenStax Tutor Beta Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

5. On the next screen, submit your school-issued student ID number. Your instructor will use this ID to assign you course credit. 

Student id entry page

6.  You can pay for your OpenStax Tutor Beta course now by clicking the orange "Buy access now" button, or you can start out with a free trial by clicking the gray "Try free for 14 days" button.  If you choose "Buy access now," you will be prompted to enter credit card information to complete the purchase. If you choose the 14-day trial, you will be brought directly to OpenStax Tutor Beta.

  Buy now or Try free page

7. Congratulations! You have enrolled in your OpenStax Tutor Beta course.

Welcome OpenStax Tutor Beta page


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