Getting Started on your  ONLINE PRECALCULUS course

My name is Mr. Buckelew and I am your ONLINE PRECALCULUS instructor and I would like to welcome you to this course. Please follow all the directions on this page very carefully.

Before you get started I want to make sure to answer some common questions about this online course.

Before you open your ONLINE code I want to make sure that you agree to the Course Policy for this course.

  1. Print the SYLLABUS and read it carefully.
  2. Open the course policy with Microsoft Word (or another text editor) COURSE POLICY read it, fill out the questionaire on the last page, print, and then e-mail the entire document to me at When I receive the document I will send you the course ID that gets you into the course.

Now that you have agreed to the Course Policy and printed it out. Please watch the video clip where I go through the highlights of the course.

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  1. Print this page.
  2. You must purchase a MYMATHLAB access code. These can be purchased at the OCCC bookstore or online at
  3. Go to and click on register as a student.  MAKE SURE THE E-MAIL ADDRESS YOU SUPPLY IS THE ONE YOU USE AND IS CORRECT. 
  4. Make sure and pick a username and password that is easy to remember. I do not have access to your password!
  5. You will need the code you have purchased, my course ID , and OCCC's zip code 73159
  6. If you have a problem with any of the above steps e-mail me IMMEDIATELY!

Now you are ready to start. Go to and complete the Course Policy Quiz.