Welcome to Vancouver Community's College's orientation to online learning website!
Whether you are a new or returning student, your educational experience at VCC in this time is likely different than what you were expecting. Adapting from traditional classes to blended or fully online courses can come with new challenges and opportunities. Know that you are not alone! Vancouver Community College is pulling together to support each other and our community of learners as we keep on learning in this new environment.
This online learning orientation provides practical tips and resources that will support your academic success. Use this guide to help yourself get set up, become comfortable with common technologies at VCC, identify effective strategies for learning online, understand academic integrity, develop healthy self-care strategies, and access free student supports.
Welcome video from Elder Deanna George
We respectfully acknowledge that Vancouver Community College is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, the traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
The video below will introduce some of the success strategies from the online learning orientation (2 min 23 sec). Explore these strategies and resources in more detail by using the links to the left.
✅ Find your student ID number. You should receive an email from Admissions upon receipt of your application with your ID number (000xxxxxx). If you can't find your student number, please email email@example.com
✅ Check your course schedule. You should receive an email with your course schedule if you registered through Admissions. You can also find your course schedule by logging into myvcc.ca. Click "My Services", click "Registration records - current or past", select the term, and click "submit". If you have any difficulties, email firstname.lastname@example.org
✅ Check important term dates for final registration, start of term, withdrawal, etc.
✅ Complete the online learning orientation guide:
- Set up your space and student account, get your textbooks
- Learn common VCC technologies
- Identify learning strategies for online success
- Understand academic integrity
- List self-care practices
- Find out about student supports
Stay up to date with the latest news about programs and services: https://www.vcc.ca/covid-19/faqs/