No matter how far apart we are, the Internet can bring us together. At MSVU, we’ve been embracing the digital world and harnessing its power to transform learning for decades. As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to continuing to provide access to quality education through online learning.

Steps to taking courses online:

  1. View our list of online course offerings.
  2. Find a course or courses you’d like to take and make note of the course number(s), as you’ll need this for the application.
  3. Visit the Apply Now section of the website.
  4. Complete the online application and submit!

What if I’m a current MSVU student?

Current MSVU students can register for online courses via The Mount App or WebAdvisor.

What if I’m a student from another university?

You may be classified as a ‘Visiting Student.’ Visiting Students are individuals from another university who have received formal approval to take courses at MSVU to be transferred back to your home institution. Visiting Students do not need to complete an online application. Learn more about becoming a Visiting Student.


Support for Online Learners

Whether you are brand new to online learning, or you have taken online courses in the past, please know that we are here to support you as you navigate this process. If you have any questions, please contact online@msvu.ca. You can also visit the Online Support for Students page.

New Student Software Support Service

TLCOL is excited to provide students with a peer-to-peer student support service for the 2020/2021 academic terms. The new Student Software Support Assistant is ready to assist you with your use of software and apps required to complete course work. Learn more about Software Support for Students.


Academic Advising

Need help selecting your courses? Our Academic Advisors are here to help. Contact them at advising@msvu.ca.

Mount Online Learning Platform

Moodle

Moodle is the Mount’s Learning Management System. It provides a place where students can access course content, submit assignments, complete activities, and communicate with their peers and their instructor. We use Moodle to enhance both on-campus and online courses.

Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is our online classroom software. It provides a virtual space where students can meet in real-time with their class, work in groups, chat, and learn together. You can practice using Blackboard Collaborate before your class begins, and to test your audio and video settings.

Nearpod

Nearpod is an online student response system. It provides students with the opportunity to engage in activities like polling, quizzes, collaboration spaces and educational games. Students can practice what they have learned and receive immediate feedback on their progress.

Office 365

Office 365 is a collection of apps and cloud services including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Stream, and Yammer.

MyMount - Services Access Point

Use myMount to access Moodle classes, read about Mount news and events, access Mount email, view your financial account statement, and more. You must be a registered student with login credentials to access myMount.

Visiting Students

If you are currently enrolled at another university and would like to take online courses at the Mount, please visit the Registrar’s Office Visiting Student’s Page to learn more about becoming a visiting student. You can also explore the current transfer credit databank for the list of courses and their Mount equivalencies.

Examinations

All exams are administered by the Registrar’s Office. Review the Exam Information webpage to learn more or email exams@msvu.ca

Course Textbooks and Materials

All course materials for online courses can be purchased from the Mount’s Bookstore online.

Important Dates

It is the responsibility of all students to note the University’s academic regulations and policies, including add/drop dates. To review the academic calendar and important dates, go to Academic Calendars.

Technical Support

IT Services in EMF (Help Desk) is your one-stop for technical support for all campus technologies, including Moodle and Blackboard Collaborate.