FAQs

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Registering & Enrolling

What do I need before I start using MathXL for School?
  • a Course ID from your teacher
  • a student access code (If you don't have a code, talk to your teacher. You can also buy access online using a credit card.)
  • a valid email address that you check on a regular basis
How do I get my course ID?

To enroll in your MathXL for School course, you need a valid Course ID supplied by your teacher. If you don't have a Course ID, please contact your teacher to get it.

How do I register and enroll in my teacher's course?

Go to mathxlforschool.com and click the Register button for students.

Follow the on-screen instructions to enter your student access code, provide contact information, and create a username and password.

If you do not have a student access code, contact your teacher for more information.

After you have registered, sign in to the program to enroll in your teacher’s MathXL for School course using the Course ID provided by your teacher.

For detailed instructions, refer to the Student Registration Guide.

How do I enroll in two courses at the same time?

In order to enroll in two different courses at the same time, you will need to create two separate accounts in MathXL for School. Each student account can access only one course at a time.

Before you start, you will need:

  • both Course IDs from your teacher
  • two student access codes

For detailed instructions, refer to the student tip sheet.

How do I switch to a different course?

To switch to a different course, you will need the Course ID for the course you are switching into.

  1. Sign in to your account at www.mathxlforschool.com
  2. Click on your name in the banner at the top of the screen.
  3. Select Enroll in Course, and enter the Course ID for the course into which you are moving.

For detailed instructions, refer to the How to switch into a different course tip sheet.

Signing In

How do I log in and access my course?
  1. Go to www.mathxlforschool.com and click the Sign In button.
  2. Enter the username and password you created during registration.
I forgot my login name and password. How can I get them again?

You can retrieve your username and password by submitting an online request form (available from the MathXL for School homepage and Sign In page). When completing this form, be sure to enter the e-mail address you used to register for MathXL for School. Your login information will be sent only to this e-mail address. If you cannot remember that email address, no longer have access to it, or need additional assistance, ask your teacher to call Pearson's Teacher Support at 888-695-6577.

Technical Support

Where do I find the Browser Check?

You can run the Browser Check from this site:

  1. Go to the Browser Check page.
  2. Select the textbook for your course from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click Submit. The Browser Check appears in a new window.

Note: Before running the Browser Check, you should review the information below. You must have administrator rights to install software on your computer. You will also need to confirm pop-up blocker and cookie settings. If you are unfamiliar with these topics, the information below will give you guidance. 

What are administrator rights and how do I use them?

An administrator account is an operating system user account that lets you make changes that will affect other users. Administrators can change security settings, install software and hardware, and access all files on the computer.

For details on how to determine whether you have administrator rights on your computer, refer to our Knowledge Base article on administrator rights or privileges.

What if pop-up blockers are preventing windows from appearing?

Pop-up blockers or ad-blockers may prevent you from installing components and from using your course. You should configure these programs to allow pop-ups from MathXL.com before running the Browser Check or trying to use any part of your course.

For detailed information on disabling or configuring a pop-up blocker, refer to our Knowledge Base article on pop-up blockers.

How do I configure my browser's cookie settings?

To use MathXL for School, your browser must accept cookies, which are used to keep track of who you are when you move from one web page to another.

For detailed information on enabling cookies, refer to our Knowledge Base search results for cookie settings and click on the link for the browser you are using.