Online Student Orientation

Your success as an online student is important for us! We are dedicated to help you prepare and succeed in your studies here at VIU. VIU Online offers a variety of orientation courses and student resources to help you make your transition to the next stage of your career! Upon registration, the following courses will be available to you:

Explore Canvas

This zero credit course gives an introduction of Canvas features and course navigation, discussion board strategies and information about online student services.

Online Student Orientation

This course covers everything you need to know as an online student, such as tutorials, tips for success, learning resources and more. It also contains a popular cultural module.

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