Steps For Success

Illinois Online and The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s promise to you is to provide a positive, rewarding and successful online learning experience. To be successful in your online learning environment at the University of Illinois, review the following information prior to the class start date:

  1. Confirm that your computer meets the technical requirements for online learning.
  2. Order textbooks (if applicable)
  3. Watch for an online course orientation email. Prior to the first day of class, you should receive an email from your instructor with information about the Learning Management System (CanvasLearn@Illinois Moodle Service, Illinois Compass 2G, etc.) and how to get started in your online class. The email will be sent to your University of Illinois email account. Contact your instructor directly if you do not receive this email before the start date of the class.
  4. Check out the Illinois Online blog for helpful information about how to be successful in an online class.
  5. If you need assistance viewing the online course, experience technical difficulties or require help with course related questions, contact your instructor by email.