Integrated Learning Pathways Unit 2015 Welcome

Getting Started at the University of the Sunshine Coast
2015
Integrated Learning
Pathways Unit
Congratulations on gaining a place in the Integrated Learning Pathways Unit.
Welcome
to USC
Before you begin: While studying
with us at USC, there are three
online services that you will
be able to access using the
username and the password
provided in your USC letter of
offer. It’s important you become
familiar with these services
to manage your progress and
support your studies:
USC Central
USC Portal (Blackboard)
USC Central is one of the most important online
services that you will use during your student
career. The USC Central Guide on the USC
website provides demonstration videos and
tutorials about the 3 steps to get started, plus
more!
Student USC Mail
This is where you view your enrolment, provide
and amend your personal/contact details,
finances (fees), grades (results) and class
timetable.
Help with using USC Central is available at:
Online: usc.edu.au/USCCentralguide
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07 5430 2890
In person: Student Central, Ground Floor,
Building C, Sippy Downs campus
Once you have confirmed your
enrolment in USC Central you will have
access to the Blackboard Learning
Management System which is where
you access course information, study
tools, Train(ing) Station, change your
password and other useful resources.
Find help at usc.edu.au/bbhelp
This is where USC communicates
important information to you. You are
required to check your student email
account at least once a week. For more
information visit usc.edu.au/ITsupport
Follow these 3 easy steps
to get started with your
study at USC.
1
Get online at USC
How to log in to USC Central:
1 Access USC Central at: usccentral.usc.edu.au
2.Enter the username and initial password from your letter of
offer to login
3.Your Student Centre will now be displayed
In your Student Centre you are able to:
•Complete compulsory To-Do List
• Confirm that you have been enrolled by viewing your class
schedule (timetable)
•View your fees and print your invoice
•Maintain your personal contact details
• View your grades (results)
•Change the initial password provided in your letter of offer
Password change: For security reasons, your initial password
provided in your letter of offer should be changed to a new one
of your choice after you have checked your enrolment. Watch the
demonstration video Change your password in the USC Central
Guide for instructions usc.edu.au/USCCentralGuide
Have questions?
Contact your ILPU Hub Coordinator if
you have any questions regarding your
participation in the program and class
enrolment.
For issues with accessing USC services
online or on campus, please contact
Student Central:
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07 5430 2890
In person: Ground Floor, Building C,
Sippy Downs Campus
usc.edu.au/ILPU
Connect with USC
usc.edu.au/socialmedia
2
Access your USC student
email
You have a student email account which USC uses
to communicate with you. You are required to check
your USC student email account at least once a
week. This is where you will find official correspondence and
important information.
To access your student email, go to
login.microsoftonline.com. In the Office 365 login screen
enter your student email address provided in your offer letter
and password to view your email and calendar.
You also have a second Personal Microsoft account that
allows access to SkyDrive and other Microsoft services. For
more information visit usc.edu.au/ITsupport
3
Student fees and
identification
Students can pay their fees for the ILPU program
by following the steps at usc.edu.au/payfees to
generate an invoice and pay by the fees due date.
Invoices are not posted to students.
Note: Students may receive partial funding towards their
tuition. These students do not need to apply for the funding
as it will automatically applied to your student account.
Get your student identification (ID) card
If you choose to use USC’s facilities, you will need a USC
Student ID to:
•access USC computer labs
•borrow items from the USC Library
•use USC copying and printing services
To have your photo taken and get your ID card:
•Visit Student Central, Ground floor, Building C, Sippy
Downs campus, and
• Bring photographic identification (school ID card, driver’s
licence or passport)
If you want an ID card but can’t get to USC during office
hours please email [email protected] for advice on
how to obtain one.
University of the Sunshine Coast
Locked Bag 4
MAROOCHYDORE DC QLD 4558
AUSTRALIA
Tel: 07 5430 2890
Fax: 07 5430 2882
usc.edu.au
CRICOS Provider Number: 01595D
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