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Student: Access Davis Edge
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Log in or create an account

Your starting point is In the top-right corner, you will see your name if you are already logged in. If you do not see your name, click "Log in." 


Screenshot of home page with an arrow highlighting the Log In link in the top right-hand corner of the page


If you know your login details, enter your email and password and click "Log In" (1). If you know you have an account but you have forgotten your password, click "Forgot Password?" (2) to reset your password. 


If you do not have an existing account, click "Create Account" (3) to make one. 


Screenshot of Log In or Create an F.A. Davis account screen with numbered callouts to 1. Log In button 2. Forgot Password? link and 3. Create an Account link


If you need to create an account, fill out all required fields. Please note that we recommend using your institutional email address (1) if possible.


Click "Create Account" (2) to create your account.


Screenshot of Create an F.A. Davis Account page that highlights 1. Recommendation of creating F.A. Davis account with school or institution's email address and 2. Click Create Account to create account


If you have purchased a new book, your Access Code will be on the inside cover. Enter your Access Code in the box that reads "Enter access code" then click "Redeem."


Screenshot of homepage when student is logged in with red box around Enter Access Code and red arrow pointing to the Redeem button


Once logged in at, the “My Products” page will display. Locate your Davis Edge title, and click the "Resources" button (1) to see available student resources or click the "Davis Edge" button to access that platform (2).


screenshot of My Products page with numbered boxes highlighting 1) a "Resources" button for a textbook 2) a "Davis Edge" button for a textbook.


When browsing your My Products list, you can adjust the View filter to display 10, 50 or all products you have access to. You can also sort by Access Date (most recent), Published Date (most recent), Author’s Name (A-Z), Title, or Package.


Screenshot of dropdowns menus labeled "View 10" and "Access Date" on


Or, you can use the “Browse Sites” box at the top-left of any FAD page to access Davis Edge.


Screenshot of Browse Sites dropdown on, with a box highlighting the "Davis Edge" option.


Join a Class

After you have redeemed or purchased access, you will be prompted to Join a Class.


You must enter your instructor’s unique Class ID in order to access your instructor’s class, take the course assignments, and submit work to your Instructor’s Gradebook. The Class ID will be provided to you by your instructor.


First, click "Launch."


screenshot of student's Davis Edge My Products page, with an arrow and box highlighting the "Launch" button for a textbook.



Next, select "Join a Class."


screenshot of student's Davis Edge Classes page, with an arrow and box highlighting the "Join a Class" button.


Enter the Class ID your instructor has provided (1), then click Join a Class (2).


screenshot of "Join a Class" popup, with numbered boxes highlighting 1) the Class ID entry bar 2) the "Join a Class" button


After you have entered a valid Class ID, the name of your title will appear on your Classes page.


If your instructor has set up auto-enrollment, click "View" to access your class immediately. 


If your enrollment request is awaiting instructor approval, you will see "Acceptance Pending."



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