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Onboarding checklist

Everything you'll need to do when it's time to get started.

New student checklist

Your to-do list before class


This is your student portal. Check for any open tasks that need to be completed.

Schedule your personalized onboarding appointment

During your appointment, you can review your online classroom, get help downloading Microsoft 365® for free, set up your devices, review online textbooks and more.  Schedule appointment

Complete your new student orientation

This will familiarize you with your online classroom. you can find it in

Register for a new student webinar

Get all your questions answered before class starts. Look for an email two weeks before your start date with webinar details.

Check in with your enrollment representative

Call 602-544-3737 to prepare for your first day and schedule a time to connect on your start date.

Remember to keep going

With an entire team behind you, you have everything it takes ​to follow through!​

Tips and resources

Tips for your first day

Make time for school

Expect to devote at least 15-20 hours per week to your ​education. That’s what it takes to be well prepared.

Have a dedicated place to study

It’s important to find a quiet place where you can read ​textbooks, complete assignments and participate in class ​discussions. 

Become familiar with free, helpful resources

Writing support, math resources and more can be found on ​

Get help when you need it

From faculty members, classmates, and alumni to counselors and a team of dedicated advisors — you have an entire community rallying behind you.

Look at your syllabus

Utilize it to improve, pay attention to participation and check ​for feedback from your instructor. Identify assignment due ​dates to stay on top of deadlines.​

Stay engaged in the classroom

Look for instructor feedback and use it to improve.​

Post early and often​

Most successful students participate frequently.​

Identify assignment due dates

Stay on top of deadlines while you’re ahead.