LiveText Assessment Tool

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Students must have an active Livetext account within: the first four (4) weeks of the fall or spring semester, within the first three (3) weeks of summer session, or after the first class of a fast track course.
If you have not purchased your LiveText account by this date a hold may be placed on your academic records.

Why LiveText

  • Assess your competency progress in your program of study, track your performance, and comply with program approval /accreditation all in one place!
  • Use the File Manager to store and manage your external files in one convenient location.
  • Transition your familiarity with social networking sites to schoolwork using LiveText’s communication capabilities.
  • Easily prepare multiple, customized electronic portfolios to share with classmates, instructors, and potential employers.

How to Purchase LiveText

You may now purchase an account using either method below that applies to you.

  1. If you pay for your textbooks, please log onto and click the "buy online" blue tab on the right of the page. Use your credit card to purchase a LiveText account.
  2. If you use financial aid monies to purchase your textbooks, please follow these instructions
    1. Go to and click on Textbooks.
    2. Find Your Course, select the following:
      Select the appropriate term (i.e. Spring 2011)
      Select Department: FAU
      Select Course: EDUCATION
      Select Section: 001
    3. Click Add Course.
    4. On Step Two: Review Your Courses, click the View Textbook List button.
    5. Once you see that your LiveText item is listed, add it to your shopping cart and proceed to purchase it.
  3. Visit the FAU Bookstore directly.

How to Obtain LiveText Support

If you need assistance, please contact LiveText support or any of the College’s LiveText Assistance Team, conveniently available on all partner campuses.

LiveText Tech Support:

College of Education LiveText Assistance Team
(Please email for any issues)

Dr. Patricia Heydet-Kirsch, Todd Walsh

Updated September 2, 2014