Algonquin College prides itself on being on the cutting edge of technology. All of your courses require you to be proficient in using College-wide interface systems. Be sure to view the videos in each section in order to get a well-rounded education on all of the Algonquin applications.
Algonquin College Student Information System (ACSIS) represents an online version of the Registrar’s Office. This interface is used to manage courses, view grades, access timetables, pay tuition and much more. You will need this information to log in to Brightspace, Live@AC, and the College Wi-Fi. Watch the video below to learn how to log in to ACSIS.
Algonquin College provides you with an e-mail account (Live@AC) designed to connect you with peers and faculty. This interface is the main communication tool used to connect and receive the majority of College wide activities related to your studies. Watch the video below to learn about your email.
Brightspace is a college wide interface where you will retrieve and submit assignments, view course content, participate in group discussions, manage and collaborate in group projects and receive other information from your instructors and peers. Watch the video below to learn how to log in and navigate Brightspace.
You’ll use Zoom to join your video classes with your professor and classmates. You can also use it to meet your peers for group meetings and more. Watch the video below to get started with Zoom.
Students in Bring Your Own Device BYOD programs and other programs that pay the IT fee have access to Adobe Creative Cloud and Office 365 software. The links below offer more information on the software available:
These tools let you:
If you’re more used to using Google, you can also access collaboration tools like Google Docs, Sheets, and more. Click here for more help with Office 365 and Google.
Algonquin College provides Wi-Fi to all of its students, allowing you to connect your computer or mobile device to the Internet without any wires or cables. You can also connect wirelessly to any of the College’s printers from your laptop. MyDesktop allows you to access College software without installing it on a personal computer. The following tutorials will teach you all about connecting at Algonquin College.
Proctored exams and tests will be conducted using Honorlock. This software runs through a Google Chrome Browser extension and you can access it through your Brightspace courses. If you have a proctored test or exam, follow these steps:
If you run into problems, Honorlock support is always available through online chat.
Watch How to use Honorlock for a demonstration.
To use Honorlock, you will require the following:
Coaching is provided by the Student Learning Centre (SLC), at no cost, to help students improve their skills. We offer support in Computers, Math, ESL, Writing and more! Check out the Coaching website for more information
Visit the Registrar’s Office in Room C150 or contact them at: