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The Student Success Commons at York County Community College: Accessing your e-text

General e-Text Access Guide

Finding your access code
1. Make sure you purchase your textbooks from the YCCC bookstore (
2. Always use your YCCC student email when signing up for or logging into any YCCC e-learning account. Carefully check that your email address is written correctly.
3. After purchasing your digital materials, check your YCCC student email for an email from “Digital Learning” inviting you to access the material now in your personal library. If you do not see an email like this, please check your spam folder.
4. To obtain your access code from YUZU you must:
a. Go to
b. Click the sign in button for “YUZU BARNES & NOBLE”.  
c. Sign in with your campus bookstore account. (Remember, you should have used your YCCC student email when you purchased your textbooks. If you aren’t sure what your password is click “Forgot Password” and follow the instructions that appear. We suggest you have a separate tab with you YCCC email open while you are accessing your textbooks.)
d. After signing in, you should see the textbook(s) you purchased from the YCCC bookstore. If you do not, contact the bookstore to ensure your YCCC student information was properly entered.
e. Select the textbook for which you need the access code and select “Reveal Access Code”.
f. Copy your access code.
g. Login to your Brightspace account (
h. Select the course for which you just copied the textbook access code.
i. Navigate to the e-text section. When asked, enter your access code.
j. You should now be able to access your e-text and other digital materials through Brightspace.
If you do not see the “Reveal Access Code” button from step “e”
1. Follow steps “a” through “d” above.
2. Click the textbook for which you need the access code. To “open” the textbook, you may need to click “Continue Reading” or “Launch Courseware
3. If necessary, open the courseware menu by clicking the icon in the upper right corner.
4. Click “continue” then click “Reveal Access Code” 5.
Copy the code and finish following the previous steps, starting on “f”.
If you are still unable to find the “Reveal Access Code” option:
1. Follow steps “a” through “d” in the first set of instructions.
2. Click the profile icon in the top right corner to reveal a drop down menu.
3. Click “resources
4. Click “access codes”
5. Follow the on-screen instructions to reveal the access code you need.
If you encounter issues with the YUZU website or interface, please reach out to YUZU:
Phone: 1-844-989-8669

Math Students

Get started with MyLab Math

You do not need a Course ID or invite link to register for MyLab. If you’re prompted for a Course ID, clear your temporary internet cache. Follow the instructions below:

  1. Login to Brightspace.
  2. Select your math class.
  3. Click the "Content" tab.
  4. Choose week 1.
  5. Select your e-text.
  6. If prompted, select "Open Pearson"
  7. Select "Open MyLab & Mastering".
  8. Sign in with your YCCC credentials. If your account isn't already registered, refer to the following instructions:
    • Agree to any authorization requests.
    • Link your Brightspace and Pearson accounts. You must use the email address you gave the bookstore when you ordered your materials. Remember: It is strongly recommended that you only use your YCCC student email address.
  9. You will be prompted to select an access option:
    • Enter an access code. (If you completed your purchase with the bookstore and need help finding your access code follow the access code guide on this page.)
    • Buy access using a credit card or PayPal account.
    • Get 14-day temporary access by selecting the link near the bottom of the page. (You must upgrade to full access when you're ready. NOTE: If you have previously used the 14-day free access option for the same title you may not have this option available. If you have not already used the 14-day free access option but the link still isn't available, please coordinate with your instructor and Pearson support.)
  10. Select "Go to My Courses" to open your MyLab or Mastering course. (Refresh the page if you don't see this button.)


Upgrade temporary access

If you selected the 14-day temporary access option you will need to upgrade to full access:
1. To go to payment options, do one of the following:
 From your LMS course, select any MyLab and Mastering link.
 From the course home page of your MyLab and Mastering course, select My Courses from the main menu. Then select Upgrade access on the notification.
 Upgrade access from your course confirmation or reminder email.
2. To upgrade access enter an access code (click here for help finding the access code if you already made your purchase through the YCCC bookstore) or buy access using a credit card or PayPal account.




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