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ALEKS Course Setup


Our ALEKS Course Setup resource library will help you build your course, sync with a Learning Management System (LMS), and provide registration information for your students. Choose a category below to get started.


Looking for Help Setting Up Your ALEKS Course? You’ve Come to the Right Place.


Below are videos and guides for the most common ALEKS instructor support topics about course setup.
Please contact us if you can’t find what you need, and our team will be happy to assist.

Instructor Login and Navigation Instructions

Learn how to login and navigate your ALEKS instructor account. Use reports, insights, and a class dashboard to enhance your course. Setup your course to fit your needs.

Student Success with ALEKS

Develop a better understanding of how to help your students succeed using ALEKS.

Read about Student Success (PDF)

Overview of Course Options

Discover how to build the perfect course for your students.

Reusing or Duplicating a Course

Follow these step-by-step instructions to reuse an ALEKS course from last term or duplicate a course from another instructor.

Get Instructions on Reusing or Duplicating a Course (PDF)

Sharing a Course

Learn how to share your ALEKS course with another instructor or teaching assistant.


Get Instructions on Sharing Your Course (PDF)

ALEKS Math Course Setup

Learn the basics for setting up your ALEKS Math course, including how to create, customize, duplicate, and copy a course.


ALEKS Chemistry Course Setup

Learn the basics for setting up your ALEKS Chemistry course, including how to create, customize, duplicate, and copy a course.

Get Instructions on ALEKS Chemistry Course Setup (PDF)

Getting Support with ALEKS

Learn how to access student support in ALEKS for all registration and technical support questions.

Read How to Access ALEKS Help (PDF)

Request A Financial Aid Code for Your Classes

Learn how to pull a financial aid access code to send to your student for each of your classes.

Read about Requesting a FAAC (PDF)

Course Readiness Tools

Use these checklists to make sure you have all your bases covered before class begins and during your first week.

Get the Course Readiness Checklist - Before Class (PDF)

Get the Course Readiness Checklist- Week 1 (PDF)

Syncing ALEKS with Blackboard

Learn how to sync ALEKS with Blackboard by following a few simple steps.


Syncing ALEKS with Canvas

Learn how to sync ALEKS with Canvas by following a few simple steps.


Syncing ALEKS with D2L Brightspace

Learn how to sync ALEKS with D2L Brightspace by following a few simple steps.

Syncing ALEKS with Moodle

Learn how to sync ALEKS with Moodle by following a few simple steps.


Student Registration Instructions—Blackboard

Share these registration instructions with your students to limit questions about using ALEKS with Blackboard.

Share Student Registration Instructions:

Regular Access (3:11)

Inclusive Access (2:31)

Student Registration Instructions—Canvas

Share these registration instructions with your students to limit questions about using ALEKS with Canvas.

Share Student Registration Instructions:

Regular Access (3:10)

Inclusive Access (2:27)

Student Registration Instructions—D2L Brightspace

Share these registration instructions with your students to limit questions about using ALEKS with D2L Brightspace.

Share Student Registration Instructions:

Regular Access (3:10)

Inclusive Access (2:27)

Student Registration Instructions—Moodle, Other

Share these registration instructions with your students to limit questions about using ALEKS with Moodle or another Learning Management System (LMS).

Share Student Registration Instructions:

Regular Access (3:05)

Inclusive Access (2:24)

Student Registration Instructions—Standalone

Share these registration instructions with your students to limit questions about using ALEKS.

Share Student Registration Instructions:

Regular Access (3:04)

Inclusive Access (3:05)

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