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Onboarding Info

Help Desk:

Hi! I am SYlvia, one of the SY Guides. I am here to provide you and your students support, so don’t hesitate to reach out to me at It is our top priority to help YOU engage your students, boost your evaluations, and improve your work-life balance.

The first step is to familiarize yourself with the website, textbook, and instructor/student resources.  Go to and select “Existing User LOGIN.” Enter your login and password. You will be directed to the home page, where you can navigate using the links on the top nav bar or by selecting the drop-down menu underneath your profile name. Be sure to take a look at the document titled Syllabus Info within Chapter 1’s Instructor Resources. This is a great resource to save you time and help you choose which features to use within your course. We can also provide best practices and recommendations based on feedback we have received from instructors. Your textbook is unique and innovative, and SYlvester and I will go above and beyond to help you succeed. The videos below will familiarize you with some of the key features of your textbook to help you design your course. We look forward to hearing from YOU!

SY: How to Register

SY Gamification Overview

SY Chapter Completion Certificates

SY Supplemental Links

SY LMS Integration

SY Sociology in the News Blog

How to Contact Us

Contact the SY Support Team at The SY Support Team will normally respond within 4 hours during normal business hours and by the next morning during the evenings and weekends. Students with login issues will be addressed quickly during the day and evenings to ensure they have access to SY at all times.

Thank you for selecting SociologicalYOU, and we look forward to building a relationship with you.

Here’s to YOU!