Mandatory Online Success Seminar

Every GTCC student interested in registering for one or more online courses MUST complete the Online Success Seminar. This is mandatory. The seminar is free and is located in Canvas.

MAC users: It is recommended that you use the Google Chrome browser to access Canvas and not Safari. You will have issues navigating your course with Safari.

Accessing the Online Success Seminar is easy:

  1. Log into Canvas
  2. On the dashboard,  click the course Online Success Seminar.
  3. Once in the course, on the right click, Join this Course.
  4. Click Enroll into this Course to begin.

NOTE: A final score of 100% is required to register for online classes.

Seminar topics include but are not limited to:

  • Online Student Success Strategies
  • Online Program and Course Technical Requirements
  • Online Student Resources Available
  • Online Student Academic Integrity Requirements

After achieving the required 100% score, there may be a waiting period of up to 30 minutes before your student account is updated. After your record has been updated, you are welcome to register for your online course; however, GTCC students are highly encouraged to work with an academic advisor (not required for visiting students) in order to "MAP" out a program course completion plan once the online seminar is completed.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can take this free, five-minute VLC Online Readiness Assessment

Also, the Online Success Seminar has a more in depth readiness assessment that provides you with feedback about your preparedness. Based on your results, you will know where to focus your time and energy to be most prepared for online learning. 

You are most likely within the 30-minute window required to update your student account.

Restricted online courses require eDegree priority registration privileges. If you are not an eDegree student you must complete the eDegree workshop before registering for these courses.