How to Pay for a Course


How to pay for a course

Payment for courses takes place during the enrollment process. Students enter a previously purchased access code or purchase a code.


Access Codes

  1. Purchase your access code from your school bookstore
  2. Access your courseware
  3. Click Use an access code 
  4. Enter the access code you have and click "Submit."
  5. You will be taken to the course homepage. Your course is now active.



Pay with Credit Card or PayPal

Payment for courses takes place during the enrollment process. 

  1. Access your courseware.
  2. Click Pay with credit card or Paypal.
  3. You will be directed to the VitalSource bookshelf store.
  4. The courseware will be loaded to your cart.
  5. Click Begin Checkout.
  6. Login using the same login credentials you used to access your course.
  7. At the order screen, fill out all required blanks including payment information and your billing address. No shipping address is required as this is a digital purchase. At this time, the VitalSource Bookstore only accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal, or prepaid credit cards with a valid address in participating territories.
  8. Click Pay.
  9. Purchase is now complete. You will be redirected back to the courseware.

Please Note: PayPal is not available in all the VitalSource eCommerce Stores.

Tip: You are able to purchase VitalSource redemption codes directly through the web browser on your mobile device. To access purchased books, download the VitalSource Bookshelf application and sign into your VitalSource account.