How do I register with ALEKS PPL?

VCU uses Single Sign On to create an account in with ALEKS.

After clicking on the link below, you will be directed to VCU Central Authentication Service where you will log in with your VCU eID and password to complete the registration process.

Register with ALEKS PPL

Click on one of the following buttons accordingly.

“I have never used ALEKS before or I do not have an ALEKS login name.” if you have not previously registered with ALEKS.

“I have an ALEKS login name.” if  you have previously registered with ALEKS (for chemistry for example).


Click on “Purchase access online”.

Enter your VCU email address. You will use this to sign in. You will need to retype your VCU email address.

For Country: choose “United States”, For State: choose “VA”, For School choose “VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIV (Richmond)”.

Enter your Billing information.

Check the "I Accept" box, then click "Review Order."