Create a Saylor Academy account

:information_source: This article will help you to create a new account with Saylor Academy.


Although you can explore and use most of the learning materials on our site without signing in, you will need an account to track progress and take quizzes and exams.

Good to know

  • You can start a course without an account.
  • You can use a password, your Google account, or your Facebook account to sign up and log in.
  • If you use your Google or Facebook account to sign up, you will need to use the same method to log in each time.
  • Your account is also used to log in to the discussion forums.

How to create your Saylor Academy account

  1. From our website, click the link Log in or Sign up near the top-right of the page.
  2. Look for the section Is this your first time here? (You might need to scroll down the page.)
  3. Choose to sign up with either an email address and password, or using your Google or Facebook account (see steps below).

Option A: sign up with your email address and a password

Note: with this method, you can later choose to also log in with your Google or Facebook account, as long as the email address matches the once you used for your Saylor Academy account.

  1. Click the Create a new account button.
    hc-signup-2
  2. Complete and submit the signup form.
  3. Follow the instructions in the account confirmation email we will send (please allow a few minutes for the email to arrive).
  4. Once your account is confirmed, log in using your email address (or username) and password.

Option B: sign up with your Google or Facebook account

Note: with this method, Saylor Academy will not store any password for your account. You will be able to log in only with the Google or Facebook button.

  1. Under the text “Create a new account using”, click either the Google or Facebook button, according to whichever account your want to use.
    hc-signup-3
  2. Follow the instructions to authorize your Google or Facebook account to log in to Saylor Academy on your behalf.
  3. Follow the instructions in the account confirmation email we will send (please allow a few minutes for the email to arrive).
  4. Once your account is confirmed, log in using the Google or Facebook button.

See an example

[coming soon]

More resources


Was this article helpful to you?

  • :+1: Helpful
  • :-1: Not Helpful

0 voters