Pearson MyLab Setup

Getting Your Course Set Up with MyLabs

  1. Send an email to or start a chat using the VTAC-Live Chat tool.
    • Include a list of the courses, complete with section numbers and terms, in which you wish to use MyLabs.

Linking Pearson MyLab/Mastering to a D2L Course

  1. Make sure that you are not logged in to Pearson MyLabs.
    • If you opened Pearson MyLabs previously, please close your browser and reopen to be sure you are not still logged in.
  2. Open your course in D2L.
  3. Click on Edit Course and then click Course Builder.
  4. Add a module to your course and give it a name (e.g., "MyLab Links"). Shows creating new module
  5. Drag the "Pearson Tools" icon into the new module you just created. Shows dragging Pearson Tools icon to new module 
    NOTE: If this option does not display, then the course has not been configured for Pearson MyLabs. See the first section for information about getting your course configured.
  6. Click Continue in the pop-up window (if prompted).
  7. Click on "Pearson's MyLabs and Mastering."
    Pearson's MyLab and Mastering link
  8. Click I Accept.
  9. Sign in with your Pearson account.
  10. Your course is now linked with Pearson. Click Get Started!
    Notification that accounts are linked.
  11. Click Get Started again on the next screen.
    Shows Get Started button
  12. Search from the catalog to find your book and select it to build a course, or select a course you've already created.
    Choose from catalog or Copy existing course
  13. Fill out the form for your course and click Create Course.
    Shows Create Course form
  14. Close your browser tab or window. You will receive an email when your course is ready.
  15. Return to D2L and return to the Course Builder.
  16. Drag the "Pearson Links" icon to the module you created in Step 5.
    Shows dragging Pearson Links icon to new module
  17. Check the boxes for the content you wish to add to your course and click Add to course.
    Shows Choosing Content and the Add to course button
  18. Click Content on the navbar and choose the module you created to view the links you added. 
  19. Click on the Bulk Edit button at the top of the screen.
    Identifies Bulk Edit button
  20. Make sure each link is marked as "Open as External Resource."
    Identifies Open as External Resource
  21. Click the Done Editing button at the top of the screen.
    Identifies Done Editing button