Important Update: September 19, Fall 2020 Term to be conducted virtually. All on-campus support services remain virtual until further notice.
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AC 101 Introduction

Welcome to AC 101 – Your online resource to Alexander College.

AC 101 is an online course that instructs new students how to prepare for their first term, access their courses, familiarize themselves with important resources and departments designed to support student success.

After reviewing the welcome package, new students should complete AC 101 before attending Virtual New Student Orientation. To learn more about why we created AC 101, including suggestions for completing the course, read our AC 101 blog post here.

If you have any questions about AC 101, please contact Student Services: studentservices@alexandercollege.ca


  • AC 101 Instructions

    To complete the AC 101 course, review the following sections in the order below to discover essential resources and departments you will interact with as a student. To explore a section, simply click the image to reveal information or resources related to that topic. Review each page before moving onto the next section.

    Once you have reviewed each section of AC 101, challenge your knowledge with the Final Quiz on your MyAC student portal. All students who successfully complete the AC 101 Final Quiz are automatically eligible for a +1 participation bonus mark in each of your classes.

    It is recommended new students complete the AC 101 Final Quiz no later than the second week of their first term, to ensure they have the information they need to succeed in an online learning environment.

  • Returning Students

    New for Fall 2020, AC 101 has moved to the Alexander College website! For returning students, please take some time to review each of the following AC 101 sections, which will now connect you to various answers and resources directly on the Alexander College website. From questions about online exams to video tutorials on how to order transcripts, AC 101 is your student resource to Alexander College.

    Once you have reviewed each section of AC 101, challenge your knowledge with the practice and final quizzes.

    Want to receive a bonus participation mark?

    The AC 101 Final Quiz is now available on your MyAC student portal under “My Courses”. All students who successfully pass the Final Quiz are eligible for a bonus mark in each of your classes. You no longer need to email your instructors to receive a +1 participation bonus mark, the pass will show up automatically on your account.

  • New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation is an exciting half-day event designed to welcome new students and introduce them various degree programs, available resources, faculty and other new students.

    For Fall 2020, New Student Orientation will be held virtually. All new students will receive an email invitation with links and an event schedule two weeks prior to the start of term. Please contact Student Services (studentservices@alexandercollege.ca) if you do not receive your invitation.

  • Welcome Week

    Held during the first week of each term, Welcome Week is a week-long schedule of virtual events, competitions, opportunities to meet new friends and get involved at Alexander College. Schedules will be posted on the Alexander College Events Calendar, social media channels, and sent to new students via email.

Participate in
Campus Culture

Connect with your community
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Connect with other students, participate in virtual events, and follow us on social media.

Volunteering +
On-Campus Work

Find opportunities to work at AC
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Opportunities for on-campus work, volunteering, and peer-to-peer support.

Practice + Final
Quizzes

Ready to take the Final Quiz?
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Test your knowledge with our Practice Quizzes on Canvas.

Take the AC 101 Final Quiz on MyAC to automatically receive a +1 bonus mark in each of your classes.

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Get contact information such as campus maps, phone numbers and staff directory.


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