FIVE STEPS TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS
What is expected of You
- Get the Hang of it
While other colleges require a three to five day trip to campus for orientation, all you have to do is access the Internet. Once enrolled you should immediately begin our OR100- ETU Compass orientation course this course covers:
. ETU policies and procedures.
. Online academic and student services.
. How to set a regular study schedule that will lead to graduation , and
. Conducting research, critical thinking skills, and writing for success.
- Make a plan
When establishing your study schedule, consider all of your other obligations, and then plan accordingly. You might have to sacrifice occasionally to make time to study, but your commitment will make the difference in your success.
- Crack the Books
Upon enrollment you will purchase your textbooks and course materials for your first few courses from our educational partner. You can order new or used books, and take advantage of their exceptional buy-back plan when your course is completed.
- Get Started
. LOG-IN - Check out the online lab for your course.
. SIGN UP - Register for the course e-mail list your instructors use this method to demonstrate examples and spur discussion.
. CHECK IT OUT- Review the Study Guide, it is the course roadmap developed by your instructor.
Read and study the Study Guide, the textbook and complete the online tutorial assignments.
- CHAT-Attend real-time chat with your instructors or check it out later. All chats are archive in the online lab for that course.
- TEST-YOURSELF-Take a self-test and find out what you know.
- TURN IT-IN- Once YOU are comfortable and confident with the material; proceed with the graded assignment, progress test, or final exam.
The Ultimate Reward-Obtaining Your Degree
Congratulations! You have completed all academic requirements and fulfilled your financial obligations. You will receive your ETU letter and a copy of your ETU transcript. ETU will celebrate your graduation on its web site. Transcripts will list all courses completed at ETU, credit awarded for life and work experience, and transfer credits accepted; will state your final grade point average; and will certify that you have obtained your degree.