Online Degree Programs




Getting Started Check List

Number OneExplore courses Online and DDN Courses.

Number TwoRegister for the course.

Number Three You will receive notification via an email with registration confirmation and course access information.

Number FourVisit the BHSU Bookstore online to order your textbooks or call (605) 642-6636.

Number Five Visit the BHSU Login Help page to retrieve your username and password for BHSU email, MyBHSU, library barcode, and D2L username. Video and PDF tutorials for creating your D2L password are available.

Number Six Online courses are delivered via Desire2Learn. Make sure that you have access to a computer and Internet connection.

Number SevenYou will receieve an email from your instructor at the beginning of your online course. Some Distance Learning courses will have deadlines and due dates shortly after the start of the course.

Number Eight Questions? Read the FAQs.



BHSU Login Help - To access the BHSU student email system, Desire2Learn, Banner Self-Service, and the BHSU library distance services


Disability Services - Provides students with disabilities with support and accommodations


Registrar’s Office - Student registration, Enrollment verification, Academic records maintenance, Transfer credit evaluation, Academic catalogs, Awarding degrees, WebAdvisor assistance, Withdrawals, Transcript services


Admissions - Assistance with enrollment


Student Financial Services - For questions regarding Financial Aid, billing, and payment options


BHSU Bookstore - Textbook purchasing, with online purchases available


E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center - For library resources that are available to both on-campus and off-campus students


Desire2Learn - Assistance with your Desire2Learn account


MyBHSU - Financial Profile, Financial Aid Status, Registration, Academic Profile (grades, class schedule)