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Getting Started Checklist

1Explore courses Online and DDN Courses.

2Register for the course.

3 You will receive a notification via email with registration confirmation and course access information.

4Visit the BHSU Bookstore online to order your textbooks or call 605.642.6636.

5 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.

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

7You will receive 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.

8 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)

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