How Online Classes Work

Whether you are enrolled in fully-online classes or are in an on-campus course moving online due to COVID-19, there are many resources to help you navigate your online learning experience.

We encourage all students to reference the Introduction to Online Learning and participate in the Online Student Union; both are located in D2L. The Introduction to Online Learning tutorial will show you how to navigate the D2L platform and be successful with online learning; the Online Student Union is a place for all FRCC students to connect with one another.

STEP 1: Apply to FRCC

STEP 2: Log in to the eWOLF student portal and click the Navigate icon to complete your To-Do Items. Navigate

STEP 3: Meet with your Pathways Advisor

STEP 4: Complete Online New Student Orientation (Access from the Navigate To-Do items)

STEP 5: Complete Introduction to Online Learning

Students who have registered for their first online class at FRCC are required to complete an Introduction to Online Learning, which provides the following information:

  • Learn how to use the online class management system, Desire2Learn (D2L)
  • Understand the requirements and expectations of online classes
  • Access tips and resources for the best possible experience in online classes 

Video: How to Register for Classes

Set Up Your Computer

All online courses use Desire2Learn. Run a system check to ensure that your computer is properly configured for this software.

Log in to D2L

Students log in to Desire2Learn (D2L) to access their classes. D2L stands for Desire2Learn. Students can view their syllabus and grades; contact professors, classmates and support services; access course materials; and monitor their progress on lessons in D2L.

Use Online Resources

Online students have access to all available campus resources such as tutoring, counseling, disability services, and more!

 FRCC Online Classes:

  • Guaranteed FRCC instructor.
  • FRCC Online offices and staff are available on all campuses.
  • FRCC Online Student Union is a virtual gathering place for all FRCC students.

CCC Online classes - Colorado Community College: 

  • Classes can be taught by any instructor in the Colorado Community College system.
  • CCC Online classes may have different start dates than FRCC classes.

Learn more about CCCOnline classes.

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