Registering with


You will need:  One “WebAssign Card” which can be purchased with your text book at the UNM bookstore


1.         Open a browser** and navigate to

2.         Enter your username (your UNM email address, mine is in the field labeled “Username”.

            Type “unm” in the field labeled “Institution”.

            Enter your password (the last four digits of your ssn, you can change this later if you wish) in the field labeled “Password”.

3.         Click “Log In”.

4.         If you entered all the information correctly, you will be logged into the WebAssign system.  If you were not logged in, make sure you entered the information case-sensitively.  This means that you should enter UPPERCASE characters as UPPERCASE, and lowercase characters as lowercase.


            You will not be able to perform any of  your assignments until you enter your access code:  Click the button “Enter Access Code” when logged in and you will be given a field to enter you Access Code.  To obtain this code, you will have to purchase a “WebAssign Card” from the bookstore.  Scratch the grey area to reveal your access code.  Once you have entered this code, you will be prepared to perform your assignments on the WebAssign website.


Some note about WebAssign


A)        Always answer numerical questions with three significant figures.

B)        When using Scientific Notation, use : “6e9” to express “6 times 10 to the ninth”.


** Some web browsers older than Internet Explorer 6.0 and Netscape 6.1 have encountered some problems with WebAssign.