Welcome! As a Concordia Online student you will have many technology needs that are crucial to your enrollment and completion of course work. Please review the information below in order to be successful as a member of Concordia's online learning program.

Getting Started

The first thing you should do as a newly admitted student is active your Network account, and log in to MyCU. Your Network Account is what you will use to access all student resources while you are at Concordia - with it, you can access the Intranet, Blackboard, library databases, email and log into the campus computers. MyCU is where your personal information is stored; you use MyCU to manage your finances and tuition, check your class schedule, update your contact info, and, if you participate in work study, where you will input your hours and access tax forms.

Review the information the links below to get started.
  1. Activating your Network Account
  2. Logging in to MyCU
  3. Making Online Payments with CashNET
  4. Purchasing Textbooks through MBS Direct


About Blackboard

Blackboard is the primary course delivery platform for Concordia University Onlineā€™s degree programs. You will have a single login location through which you will access all of your course materials, as well as the place where you can communicate with your instructor and your peers. Below is Concordia Online's explanation of the different aspects of Blackboard's online learning system.

Please click here to learn more about Blackboard.


Computing Standards

As a student of Concordia University, you will need reliable access to a computer with certain capabilities. Follow the link here, to learn more.


Microsoft Software

Concordia students are eligible for a free software courtesy of the Enrollment for Education Solutions License Program. Packages include Microsoft Office (for Windows and Mac) and Windows 7 upgrades. Click here for more information about our licence agreement, and how to order your copy.


Sophos Home Antivirus

Sophos Home Antivirus is a highly rated free antivirus program that provides good protection while not slowing down computer performance significantly. Click here for installation instructions.


Last updated by Christopher Williams on 6/3/2016