Student Registration

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Registration in 3 Steps

Register your student account using the class code provided by your teacher. This is the step where you create a username and password and provide us with a correct email address.
(Estimated time: 10 minutes)
To do this, check your email (Use the email address provided during registration) for the registration confirmation email from support@budgetchallenge.com (Check your SPAM folder).Open the confirmation email and click the "Authorize and Login" link in the confirmation email. After completing the authorization process, you will be directed to the checkout page.
(Estimated time: 2 minutes)
Once you have acknowledged your confirmation email, login to your account and complete your Vendor Selections by 11:55 PM local time on the simulation start date. Use your Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet (also found at Student Home > Vendor Selections) to build a long term plan and manage your day to day cash flow throughout the game. (Estimated time: 1-2 hours)
Creating a Student Account (1:10)

FAQs

Only students with a registered teacher can play Budget Challenge. You can obtain your class registration code from teacher.
  • Make sure you have spelled your email address correctly with no typos. If there is an error in the email address, you will not receive the confirmation email. Change to: If you find an error in your email address, you will need to create another student account using a different user name and password and correct email address.
  • If your email address had no typos and you still have not received your confirmation email, ask around in your class. Did the other students get their confirmation emails? If they did and you did not then check your SPAM (JUNK) folder. If they did not either, discuss the issue with your teacher as it could be related to restrictions on your school email server.
  • It is recommended that you add the following email addresses to your contact list (click here for a complete list of email addresses used by Budget Challenge):
    • support@budgetchallenge.com
    • support@bcsim.com
    • notification@budgetchallenge.com
    • support@budgetchallenge.freshdesk.com
    • emailarchive@bcsim.com
    • communications@bcsim.com
Every participant must have a unique email address that they can access throughout the game. Students are not permitted to share email addresses with other students or with their teacher. If you do not confirm your email address you will not be able to play Budget Challenge.
After confirming your email address you will need to complete Vendor Selections at Student Home > Vendor Selections. Use the vendor details provided during Vendor Selections and the Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet (found at Student Home>Vendor Selections) to help you make informed decisions and build a plan for the game. Vendor Selections must be completed by 11:55 PM local time on the simulation start date to launch on time. Your account is not active until Vendor Selections are complete. Click on each tab and make the selections resulting in all green tabs.
Once you have created and authorized your account you will be directed for payment. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.
After confirming your email address you will need to complete Vendor Selections at Student Home > Vendor Selections. Use the vendor details provided during Vendor Selections and the Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet (found at Student Home>Vendor Selections) to help you make informed decisions and build a plan for the game. Vendor Selections must be completed by 11:55 PM local time on the simulation start date to launch on time. Your account is not active until Vendor Selections are complete. Click on each tab and make the selections resulting in all green tabs.