LaunchPad, Writer's Help 2.0 > STUDENT REGISTRATION: Connecting your D2L and LaunchPad Accounts

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Please visit this link for a video of the instructions below: Connecting your D2L and Launchpad Accounts (VIDEO)

Connecting your D2L and LaunchPad Accounts:

Log in to your institution's D2L/Brightspace site


Find the course using LaunchPad content


Click on any LaunchPad assignment to initiate registration

If you aren’t sure which assignments are LaunchPad assignments, access Macmillan Course Tools on the D2L course homepage or D2L content Area and click on the LaunchPad link.

Disable pop-up blockers if nothing happens after clicking on the LaunchPad link. Check your browser settings if you experience an error message.


Agree to the Legal Terms

If you already have a LaunchPad account that’s different from the e-mail at the top of the registration screen, hit the change button, then enter your LaunchPad e-mail address and password. 

If you already have a LaunchPad account and do not connect with the same LaunchPad e-mail, only a portion of your grades will transfer to D2L.


If you do not have a LaunchPad account, create a username and password and hit register.

Select your access option

  1. Click Enter an Access Code if you've purchased an access card from the bookstore: How do I enter an access code?
  2. Click Purchase Access to purchase a subscription with a credit card or PayPal account: How do I purchase access?
  3. Click Request Free Trial for 21 days of free trial access, after which you'll be required to purchase from the bookstore or online: How do I request free trial access?
  4. Make sure to apply full access to the same e-mail address after the trial access expires or only a portion of your grades will transfer to D2LWhat do I do when my free trial has ended?