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What Is Orientation & Why You Should Do It

Orientation is for you. It’s designed to help you develop the fundamental skills you need to succeed in and out of the classroom. Through orientation, you’ll become acquainted with the people and resources that will help you in your studies. Make sure you attend to learn how to navigate Blackboard, practice using discussion boards, discover who’s who in the University, and gain various study and time management tips.

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Online Students

  1. Access orientation by going to and logging into the Student Portal
    • Go to:
    • Click the “Student Login” (upper right)
    • Enter your Username and Password (can found in your Welcome Email from your Admissions Counselor)
    • You will now see your Student Portal!
  2. Click the “Access Blackboard Online” tile (the one with the Bb symbol)
  3. You will find your orientation course listed under “Course List” (POST102: Orientation)

Campus Students

Orientation is normally the Saturday and Sunday before the first day of Fall classes. There are various events and a Convocation to officially welcome you to Post. Information will be available via the Student Portal. To learn more about what to expect at Orientation and life at Post, visit the Orientation website.



Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…

“Even though I used blackboard previously. This orientation helped refresh my memory and even taught me new tips to succeed in my courses.”

Michelle Medina

“This orientation gives me more confidence in my ability to navigate the online degree experiences.”

Charles Potter

“The value of taking the orientation is beyond measure. It has given me the tools and steps to help make online learning an success for me.”

Zachary Lohr

“The orientation definitely helped in explaining everything I need to know for starting my online courses with Post University. It thoroughly explained how to use and work with the tools given for success with the online classes as well as how to interact with classmates. ”

Heaven Spinks

“The information and tips on how to set aside time for my studies and how to hold myself accountable by checking in with my ASC, instructor and peers, when I’m feeling like I’m not capable of getting through my program of study…”

JaRine Johnson

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Questions or Need Help
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