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Note: the following information may be incorrect.  EIU is currently undergoing negotiations with Magna Commons concerning the future of this subscription.  Please contact Faculty Development for more information.


Eastern Illinois University has a Magna Commons Subscription!

As a member of our campus community, this online resource from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you. Since 1972, Magna has been a leading provider of higher education professional development resources. Sign up today, and help energize your higher education career!

Create a New Account

1. Go to www.magnapubs.com/account

2. For new users, click Create an Account. Complete all required information fields and click Create Account. (Note: a verification email will be sent to the email address used to register. Click the link in the email to validate your account. This must be done within 48 hours or your account will not be created).

Activate your Magna account

1. Go to www.magnacommons.com

2. Click orange "Enter Authorization Code" button

3. Enter your email or username and your unique password, and click "Login"

4. In the box, enter your group's Authorization Code: (Please email Faculty Development for authorization code)

5. Select Activate to access Magna Commons.

6. Use the "Click here" option to access Magna Commons. Access or search any of the featured programs.

Please note: Entering the Authorization Code is done only once.


Access your Magna account

1. Go to www.magnacommons.com

2. Click "Login" at the top and enter your email address & password

3. This will bring you right to the Magna Commons page

Please note: Do not share the Authorization Code with anyone outside our campus community


Need help?

Call 800-433-0499, Ext. 2 between 8am and 5pm Central Time, Monday through Friday

Email support@magnapubs.com