Accessing UpToDate® Anywhere at Samuel Merritt University


1. Access UpToDate via Samuel Merritt University via multiple ways:

a. Click on UpToDate from the Samuel Merritt University Library Quick Search>Databases:

b. Click on UpToDate from the Samuel Merritt University Library A‐Z list of databases

c. Visit the direct URL:  UpToDate

2. Log with your SMU credentials.


The first time you access UpToDate, you will be brought to the Log In page.

  • If you already have an UpToDate Username and Password sign in with your existing credentials.

  • If you do not have an UpToDate Username and Password click on the orange Register Now button. The Registration page will display. Complete all fields and click Submit Registration.


Registration/Log In is a onetime process and you will be automatically signed in when you access UpToDate through the links above.


You are now registered and able to download the Mobile App and earn CME Credits!

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Once registered, you can install the Mobile App on up to two devices by following the instructions below:


  1. On your smartphone or tablet, search for “UpToDate” in your app store and install the free app.
  2. Open the UpToDate Mobile App upon completion of download.
  3. Log in with your UpToDate User Name and Password.  You only need to do this once — the app remembers your User Name and Password.




  • In addition to the Mobile App, you can access UpToDate from any computer with internet access.

  • Simply go to and click the “Log in” button located in the top right corner of the UpToDate home page, and enter your User Name and Password.



  • In order to maintain remote and mobile access to UpToDate Anywhere, you must re‐verify your affiliation with Samuel Merritt University once every 90 days.

  • Confirm you are logged in by locating your name in the upper right corner of the UpToDate screen.This will automatically re‐verify your affiliation and you will not receive any re‐verification messaging.


Please note: In‐application & email messaging will inform you of the need to verify affiliation if you have not done so by day 80.  You will receive a second alert at day 90. If you fail to re‐verify by day 90, you will lose mobile and remote access. To regain access, please complete the re‐verification process outlined in steps 1 or 2.