Online Orientation for Incoming Freshmen

Posted: June 19, 2018 | Author: Southern Utah University | Read Time: 1 minutes

student using computerWhat is online orientation?
Online Orientation is required for all incoming students. Online Orientation will help you become better acquainted with SUU and what to expect as a student. Make sure to complete the entire orientation and take the quiz at the end.

How do I access online orientation? 

  • Log onto your MySUU Portal
  • Follow the link to Canvas in the top right corner
  • Find the Online Orientation course
  • Complete all of the modules
  • Complete the quiz at the end of the modules

Topics Covered in Online Orientation

  • Official Thunderbird Welcome!
  • Key differences between high school and college and how to have a successful transition.
  • Understanding the importance of learning to learn.
  • Understanding the role of an ACE and a Student Success Advisor.
  • Making Cedar City your home.
  • Why SUU? Why Higher Education?
  • Introduction to Academic Lingo and Academic Resources.
  • Understanding the EDGE program.
  • Overview of Acronyms at SUU.
  • Introduction to Campus Resources.
  • Understanding Student Involvement.
  • Explanation of SUU Traditions.
  • Understanding Finances.
  • Overview of FAFSA.
  • Understanding Healthy Relationships.
  • Explaining the First-Year Experience.

Contact us about Online Orientation 
Phone: (435) 586-1932

If you have other questions about starting school at SUU, visit our What You Need to Know as an Incoming Freshman at SUU blog post.

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