Information for Accepted Students
Congratulations on your acceptance to USciences Online—a top-ranked University that helps you to be proven everywhere you are. You’re now part of a storied tradition of specialized healthcare and science education spanning nearly 200 years.
Prepare for your program by getting familiar with the logistics and the many resources available to support your success, on your schedule.
USciences Online Scheduling Fundamentals
Here are a few schedule basics to keep in mind as you start planning your program:
- USciences Online courses are asynchronous. Log into course pages as your schedule permits for true flexibility in planning and completing assignments.
- Courses are offered in accelerated eight-week academic terms.
- Courses operate on a weekly schedule that starts on Monday and ends Sunday at 11:59 PM. Be mindful of when assignments are due for each module or week.
Personal Support and Services
You’ll earn your degree or certificate conveniently from home, but you’re never on your own. All students are assigned a Student Success Coach. This academic concierge is ready to help with support and encouragement at every step, from navigating course selection through final exams.
If needed, your Student Success Coach can connect you to specific support services such as:
- Academic advising
- Time management assistance
- Accommodations for students with disabilities
You also have access to the USciences Writing Center, which provides free one-on-one writing assistance and online tutoring.
Connecting Wherever You Are
Once you’ve registered for your courses, you’ll receive access to Brightspace, the Learning Management System for the dynamic coursework ahead of you. For a preview of the system, watch this short introductory Brightspace orientation video.
Learn more about the technology requirements for your USciences Online program.
Understanding the policies linked to your online learning experience is an important step in your success. These policies will help guide you throughout your time and cover common questions dealing with course withdrawals, leaves of absence, graduation requirements, and more.
If this is your first online education experience, review the netiquette resource to help you understand how to successfully communicate with peers in your courses.