Online Student Orientation

All Duquesne Students have access to Essentials in Online Learning at Duquesne, an informative orientation experience designed to help prepare students to be effective online learners. Interactive modules are provided on the following topics:

  • Duquesne Resources (an introduction to the key services and support resources available to online students)
  • Online Learning Skills (a framework for how to think about and approach online learning that outlines tips and strategies for success)
  • Getting Started with Blackboard (an introduction to Duquesne's online course environment where you can practice using the tools and functions used in most online courses)

Each academic program may feature additional orientation materials or require different processes to get started. Be sure to check with your academic advisor to review expectations before your courses begin.

Prospective Online Students

Visit the Online Student Experience page to learn more about what you can expect as an online student at Duquesne.

Current Students

If you are a currently enrolled student at Duquesne, login to DORI and select the Blackboard icon in the upper right-hand corner to view your list of courses. Visit the Essentials in Online Learning at Duquesne Blackboard site to get started!