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Welcome New eCampus Students!

Welcome to eCampus Student Central, the hub for online student services. Explore the links in the sidebar to become familiar with important information for all online degree students.

New eCampus students also will want to review the resources below to get acquainted with Ohio University. If you need help, contact your academic advisor or eCampus.

Are you prepared to take online courses? Complete the online readiness survey to find out.


Welcome Packets

Welcome information and videos from our academic advisors

Your welcome packet will be sent to you through email. This packet will include the name of your academic advisor and instructions for how to register for courses. You will receive a Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) report, showing your official transfer credit and course requirements, after your transfer credit has been fully evaluated and processed.

Log in to Frequently Used Online Services

Before the First Day of Class

Your List Before the Term Begins!
  1. Activate your OHIO ID and get access to your email at ohio.edu/myid.
  2. Register for classes before the first day of the term.
  3. Pay your tuition. Ohio University does not mail paper bills. Your tuition and fee charges will be available in the My OHIO Student Center.
  4. Purchase textbook(s) or supplies. Required textbooks are listed in the course offerings and will be on the course syllabus.
  5. Login to Blackboard using your OHIO ID and password to access your course. The professor might not make the course active until the first day of class. If this is your first time using Blackboard, information and support are available to help you.
  6. Review the course syllabus. This will be available in Blackboard when you access the course.
Words of Advice

Online classes offer flexibility and convenience, but they are demanding and may not be the best option for all students. Taking an online course requires you, the student, to change your role in the learning process and become more of an active learner. Self-discipline and self-motivation are key to your success. You must be resourceful and able to work independently. Time management and organizational skills also are very important.

You also need a solid set of computer skills to do well in your courses. The skills required include operating your word processor, being able to cut and paste, and saving your files in several formats and to a variety of locations. You will need to know how to use a browser to search and bookmark information you want to view again. You are expected to know how to operate email and attach items to your messages.

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