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Some of our courses are offered in partnership with other institutions, and you must PAY for these courses through them, not us. If payment is required at another institution, it is indicated at the top of each course along with the location and schedule information.
After the courses starts, you will still need to go through a simple activation process with us in order to access your online classroom. This is described below. 90% of registration problems are because students don't completely go through this process.
There are two steps to the process:
1) Choose the option that applies to you, follow the instructions and proceed to Step 2).
a) If you are a NEW Gaia College Student, you will have to create a Gaia College account. You can create your account by visiting www.gaiacollege.ca/account-information.html or by following the instructions attached to this e-mail.
b) If you have taken a Gaia College course in the past, either directly through Gaia College or through an Educational Partner, please login by entering your username and password. Please follow the instructions attached to this e-mail.
2) Once you have logged into or created a new account, enroll in your course. Instructions on how to enroll can be found online at www.gaiacollege.ca/accessing-your-online-classroom.html or by following the instructions below. This step will associate your Gaia College account information with your online course.
Fill in your information and click on the “Save” button. Clicking the “Save” button automatically logs you in. Please record and save your username and password. Proceed to Step 2).
Step 1b) If you have taken a Gaia College course in the past:
…. either directly through Gaia College or through an Educational Partner, please login by entering your username and password. Please proceed to Step 2)
Note: If you need to recover your username or have forgotten your password, click on the appropriate question as shown in the screenshot above.
Step 2) Once you have logged into, or created a new account:
Instructions on the enrolment process are outlined in the video and in the text below.
STARTING THE ENROLMENT PROCESS – Enter Enrolment URL
You have been given (or emailed to you) an exact document like these instructions with an URL to enroll in the online component of your course. It looks similar to this:
Enter this URL in your browser address/search field and hit enter (or click on it if it is in an email).
Click on the “Gaia College Enrolment” button.
Please check your personal information, then under "Select a Payment Method", click on the Online Course Access Activation Only button - red circled here:
Next, click the “Terms of Service” checkbox near the bottom of the page. You will not be able to proceed unless you accept the terms of service.
Click the “Confirm” button.
New page: scroll down and click the “Confirm Enrolment “ button.
You are now enrolled in your online classroom. You will receive an enrolment confirmation email.
Important: Please click the “Logout” button to complete the enrolment process.
ACCESSING YOUR ONLINE CLASSROOM
Click on the “Login/out” link at the top right of the page and login by entering your username and password. Please note: If you are already logged in then you must logout, then login again.
Click on the “Online Campus” button to go to the online campus.
Once you are in the Online Campus, find your course in the “My Courses” block in the top left of the page.
You are now in your online classroom.
Now you have access to all the course materials. The “Before You Start” section provides important information on how to navigate the course site and make the most of your online experience.
We encourage you to review all the elements on the course website, get comfortable with the online environment, sign-up for forums, and utilize the extensive resources available to you. Note that there is a weekly course calendar that will outline all the required activities for each week - you may wish to keep this handy by printing it.
Be sure to log-out at the end of each session.
Keep these instructions near your computer or with your course materials until you’re comfortable with the log in/out process.
For course content and other problems: Please contact your principal facilitator via email.