Deciding on a new academic travel is both exciting and daunting. While attending an internet university can make you feel isolated, you’re not alone.
The college has a global network of students and more than 2,000 full-time and full faculty and staff. There are a number of opportunities for you to connect with other people and get help when you need it.
Start Your College Journey using the Ideal Preparation and Attitude
Planning, organization, dedication and determination are crucial to your academic success. To Increase your success during your time at the university, keep these recommendations in mind as you start courses:
- Stay active in the course. Log in frequently during the week, check more than forums and assignments, and message that your teacher with any questions or worries.
- Become familiar with the policies and procedures in our Student Handbook.
- Contact your Academic Advising group once you first begin your program. We can provide course enrollment and development recommendations, discuss instructional tools to help in your achievement, examine your transfer credit award (if applicable) and discuss your educational objectives.
- Combine ClearPath. The apps offered in ClearPath target specific student requirements and supply on-point assistance and useful information.You can join and access ClearPath through the tab situated the cover of the ecampus.
- Get involved in the college! There are a lot of student activities available, including student organizations, service opportunities, mentoring and a whole lot more.
- Do not jump around from level to degree. Carefully select your degree program once you first begin. Changing degrees can result in the loss of academic credit and increases the time needed to finish your program. For help, review the comprehensive program and career resources available on our Career Services page, examine the beneficial career apps in ClearPath or create an appointment with a Career Coach.
- Do not procrastinate. As soon as your class starts, log in early in the week, review your classes for the week (through the Lessons tab) and then begin. Make it a goal to complete any studying by Wednesday and finish the initial forum post by Thursday. Getting an early start will allow you enough time to finish any remaining assignments and discussion responses throughout the latter portion of the week.
- Do not quit! If you fall behind on your coursework, message your teacher about your circumstances and strategies. Contact your advising team to go over your options including extensions and withdrawal.
- Don’t be afraid to request aid. Contact your Academic Advising group via email, by phone at 877-755-2787 or via live chat. We are available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.. If we can not answer the query or offer the help you need, we’ll direct you to the appropriate department who can help you. You can also stop by the Support Center (click on”HELP” at the peak of the university’s homepage) to find useful articles about various topics.
We hope that you find these suggestions useful and wish you the very best as you begin your program. We look forward to assisting you achieve your goals!