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How Do I Register for a Library Account?

The College Guidance Network ("CGN") Library is a FREE resource for Counselors providing trusted digital resources and access to virtual live college and career planning events to supplement their school program. Registering for Library Account provide Counselors the ability to brand their Library, gain access to Counselor-only resources, and provide input towards ongoing resource development.

Register with a Few Simple Steps

  1. Click the "Counselor Sign-Up" button on the Library home page ( ).

  2. Complete and submit the registration information:

    1. Enter the requested information (first name, last name, email address, password, role at your school, the 5-digit zip code for your school and the name of your school).

      1. If your school is not listed after providing your 5-digit zip code, select "click here if you don't see your school" to enter the name of your school.

      2. If you select "Independent Education Consultant" as your role, please provide your 5-digit zip code, and enter the name of your organization.

    2. Be sure to agree to the Terms of Use for the Library by checking the box.

    3. If you are a NACAC member, check the box indicating your membership. NACAC membership is not required but certain premium features of the Library are offered to NACAC members for free.

    4. If you would like to receive industry information and offers, check the box indicating your interest. CGN partners with leading industry organizations and individuals with expertise on College and Career Planning and Counseling. From time-to-time, these partners have resources to share with Library users and you must opt in to receive these updates and offers.

    5. Click the "Register Now" button.

Customize Your Library in Less Than 2 Minutes!

  1. Click "Get Started" on the Welcome pop-up.

  2. Enter a name for your Library. For example, the name you select may be the name of your school, your name, the name of your college and career program. For best results, limit the length of your name to 24 characters including spaces and punctuation.

  3. Upload a logo. For example, the logo you upload may be the logo for your school. Logo files are image files. The maximum file size is 300KB. For best results, upload a square image on a transparent or white background.

  4. Click the "Next" button.

Tell Us More

We can serve you better the more we know.

  1. Select your number of years serving as a Counselor.

  2. Select your current caseload.

  3. Click the "Next" button.

Tour the Library

Please view our 90-second video that highlights features of the Library and then click the "Go to My Dashboard" button to begin using and sharing your Library with students and families in your community!


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