Change Your Name

You can change your name for your Cengage account. Each time you sign in to WebAssign, your name is updated to match your Cengage account.

Cengage is committed to your privacy and does not disclose personal information except as described in the privacy policy.

Only your name and institution are disclosed to your students. To share information such as your phone number or office location with your students, include it in your syllabus or in a class announcement.

  1. Sign in to Cengage at

    Enter your Cengage email address (or username) and password. Then, click Sign In.

  2. At the top of the page, click My Account.
  3. Update your first and last name.
    Note: Your middle initial is not synced to WebAssign.
  4. Optional: Update your time zone.
    Important: The time zone for WebAssign due dates and other deadlines is set for your school and can't be changed for individual accounts.
  5. Click Update.
  6. Optional: Update your other contact information.

    Although not generally used, you can provide phone numbers and an address in WebAssign.

    1. Sign in to WebAssign.
    2. Click My Options in the top right.
    3. Click the Personal Info tab if it is not already selected.
    4. Add or edit the information in any of the following boxes:
      • Field
      • Department
      • Address
      • City
      • State
      • Zip
      • Country
      • Phone
      • Fax
      • Discipline