Cengage Unlimited Subscription Award FAQ

Kristin Ware -

Frequently Asked Questions for Cengage Unlimited Subscription Award Recipients:

I just received my Cengage Unlimited Subscription award email! How do I register my access code?
Congratulations! To register your access code, you can view the video on how to register here, or you can click on the PDF at the bottom of this article to view the step-by-step instructions.

What is Cengage Unlimited?
Cengage Unlimited is the first-of-its-kind digital subscription that gives students total and on-demand access to all the digital learning platforms, eBooks, online homework and study tools Cengage has to offer.

Do I have to be a member of Phi Theta Kappa to apply for this award?
Yes, this is exclusively for PTK members.

Do students need to be currently enrolled in college to utilize the subscription?
Yes, Phi Theta Kappa members should be enrolled in a college/university at the time of application AND the following academic term if selected as a recipient of this award.

How does this subscription work?
Award recipients will receive subscription codes to Cengage Unlimited shortly after selection. These codes provide unlimited access to digital learning platforms, eBooks, and online homework and study tools over the semester, no matter how many you use. When the subscription ends, students can keep up to six textbooks in a “digital locker” and access them any time for up to a year at no cost.

Do I receive a cash award?
No, this is not a cash award.  Subscription codes will be provided to the winners of this award after selection.

How long do I have to use the subscription?
The subscription code will remain active for use during one semester (fall 2018 or spring 2019).

How long does the subscription last?
The subscription will last for one semester.

What if my college doesn’t use Cengage materials?
If your college doesn't use Cengage materials, no worries! Your code will remain active for use within the fall 2018 term or the spring 2019 term, OR you may use your code for full access to personal/professional development tools, classes and books.

Is this subscription renewable?
Once your current subscription expires, you will have the option of purchasing a new Cengage Unlimited subscription - prices below:

  • $119.99 per semester
  • $179.99 per year
  • $239.99 for a two-year subscription

Can I receive hard-copy textbooks with the subscription?
Yes, if a student wants a hard-copy version of a textbook, the only cost incurred to rent the book is to pay the $7.99 shipping cost.

Other than books, what resources do I have access to through Cengage Unlimited?
You get unlimited access to over 22,000 digital learning products, eBooks, online homework and study tools, and more.

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