Dear Student:

In this course you will be using MasteringBiology™, an online tutorial and homework companion to your textbook. It may be useful to print this sheet before you attempt to register.


What You Need:

P      A valid email address

P      A password that you make up (must have 8 characters; at least 1 of these must be a letter and at least one of these must be a number.)  If you already have a Pearson Education account (you probably do if you use MasteringPhysics or MyMathLab), just use the same password.

P      A student access code (Comes in the Student Access Kit that may have been packaged with your new textbook or is available separately in your school’s bookstore. Otherwise, you can purchase access online at

P      The ZIP code for Texas Tech University: 79409

P      The Course ID:   MB1403DINI

P      Your TTU ID#: _____________________  (Please DO include the R at the start of your number.  Memorize this #, if you have not already done so)



·         To register using the Student Access Code inside the MasteringBiology Student Access Kit, select Yes, I have an access code. Click Continue.


–OR– Purchase access online: Select No, I need to purchase access online now. Click Continue, and then follow the on-screen instructions to purchase access using a credit card or PayPal. The purchase path includes registration, but the process may differ slightly from the steps printed here.

·         License Agreement and Privacy Policy: Click I Accept to indicate that you have read and agree to the license agreement and privacy policy.

·         Select the appropriate option under “Do you have a Pearson Education account?” and supply the requested information. If you are taking or have taken Math or Physics classes at TTU that used a Pearson textbook and had on-line assignments, you may already have a Pearson account.  If so, you are encouraged to use the same login name and password as before.  Upon completion, the Confirmation & Summary page confirms your registration. This information will also be emailed to you for your records. You can either click Log In Now or return to later.


Log In


Enroll in Your Instructor’s Course and/or Access the Self-Study Area

Upon first login, you’ll be prompted to either:


Do the first of these.  Under Student ID, you will need to enter your personal TTU R# so that your scores can be recorded and downloaded to the grading spreadsheet.


Congratulations! You have completed registration and have enrolled in your instructor’s MasteringBiology course. To access your course from now on, simply go to, enter your Login Name and Password, and click Log In. If your instructor has created assignments, you can access them by clicking on the Assignment List button. Otherwise, click on Study Area to access self-study material.


System Requirements & Support

Dr. Dini does NOT supply customer service or tech support.  If you experience problems with the website, contact the company.  You can communicate with customer support via e-mail, <> chat, or telephone.  Try submitting your first assignment well before the deadline because if you have trouble and need to communicate with customer support, their response time may be up to 48 h if via e-mail, or quicker via chat.