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To begin the registration process, please take the eCore Online Orientation Quiz now!

Complete the quiz at the end of the orientation (Required for all new eCore Students).

Click here for step-by-step registration instructions.

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While VSU students enrolled in eCore courses must follow eCore withdrawal policies, any withdrawals from eCore will be counted in VSU's limited withdrawal policy.
Please see the 5 Course Withdrawal Policy FAQ wegpage for details!!!

Welcome to the VSU eCore® web site. The eCore® courses are core curriculum classes taught via GeorgiaVIEW and are designed for students who need the flexibility and convenience of online learning. Core classes are typically those classes required during the first two years of a college degree. Since not all core curriculum classes will be available as eCore, you may need to take some core classes in a traditional classroom setting.

Useful Links:

  • Georgia's Core Online eCore web page maintained by the University System of Georgia, especially for eCore students. This page has the most up to date information on class schedules, eCore calendar, and many other resources (including links to the eCore Blog, eCore Facebook group, eCore Twitter account, & eCore MySpace page)!
  • Survival Guide New to eCore or want to find out if eCore is right for you?
  • FAQ - Getting Started Want more information about admissions, financial aid, tuition & fees, advising requirements, registration, schedules, drop/add & withdrawal procedures, textbooks & lab kits, or technical support?
  • VSU & eCore Core Equivalents View a layout of core curriculum requirements & VSU course equivalents to assist you in planning how to best use eCore to complete the first two years of college.
  • Feedback Please take time to complete this brief survey - we want to know your impressions of eCore. Your responses will be kept confidential and will help us improve our efforts, therefore benefiting you and other students.

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GoVIEW and D2L

Beginning Spring 2013, eCore is offered though the Georgia Online Virtual Instruction Enterprise-Wide (GoVIEW), the collaborative online learning system for the University System of Georgia. If you are a student participating in the collaborative online learning programs. You will be using the University System of Georgia’s new learning management system, Desire2Learn (D2L). These programs include:*

A welcome letter provides the student with a video that introduces them to GoVIEW and links them to their Getting Started with eCore webpage for additional information. A short video is also provided at, https://ecore.usg.edu/students/start/Login/Login.htmYou will log into your course using the link, https://go.view.usg.edu/.

  • Your username is your institution e-mail identification.
    • Example Jane Smith from Valdosta State University is ‘jsmith’
      • The student will then use the underscore ‘_’ after the username and the institutions’ abbreviation, jsmith_vsu.
      • Use the ‘Forgot Password’ option to have a password reset e-mail sent to your institution e-mail address, then once you’ve reset your password, you can login to GoVIEW
  • Once you log into your course, you will note on the bottom right of your screen an area called Support Resources.
    • Students will find help to ensure their Internet Browser works with D2L by selecting the Browser Check link
    • For additional documentation and help, select the D2L Student Help,
    • See the Maintenance link in GoVIEW for the scheduled maintenance dates for this semester. Please print this schedule or refer to it often to ensure successful completion of assignments that may be due around this time frame.
  • Please remember you will not have access to your courses until the first day of class. You will find this date and other important dates on this calendar.

Students can now click on the "Forgot Password?" link from the GoVIEW login page to reset their own password. Students must enter the correct username in the correct standard (with the underscore) for the password reset information to be sent to their campus email address. After receiving the email, the student resets their password, waits 5 to 10 minutes for the change to be processed, and then the student can log into GoVIEW with his/her new password. . Please keep in mind that the student will receive an email in his/her campus email address from "donotreply@donotreply.view.usg.edu. "

The student will not see their eCore class prior to the first day of class, however, they have access to eCore Connections--Self-paced Student Tutorial, designed to help them learn to navigate within the new GoVIEW online environment before classes begin.

2013

Spring Full Term

Spring Session 1

Spring Session 2

Admissions Application Deadline

To be determined by the Admissions Office
To be determined by the Admissions Office
To be determined by the Admissions Office

Fee Payment Deadline

TBD
TBD
TBD

Registration Begins/Ends

November 1, 2012 - January 11, 2013
November 1, 2012 - January 11, 2013
November 1, 2012 - March 15, 2013

Classes Begin

January 14 - May 3
January 14 - March 6
March 11 - May 1

Drop / Add

Add January 18 till around 12Noon
January 18 till around 12Noon
March 15 till around 12Noon

Course Withdrawals Begin and ends

January 19 - March 6
January 19 - March 6
March 16 - April 3

Login Deadline

TBD
TBD
TBD

eCore Holiday

January 1 and January 21
January 1 and January 21
N/A

Proctored Midterm Exam Request Form Deadline

TBD
TBD
TBD

Midterm Exams

March 6
February 6
April 3

eCore® Midpoint Date - Last Day to Drop with a "W"

January 19 - March 6
January 19- February 6
March 16 - April 3

Proctored Final Exam Request Form Deadline

TBD
TBD
TBD

Final Exam Period

May 6 - May 8
March 7
May 2

Classes End

May 3
March 6
May 1

Grades Available

TBD
TBD
TBD

 

2013

Summer Full Term

Summer 8 Week Session

 

Admissions Application Deadline

TBD
TBD
 

Fee Payment Deadline

TBD
TBD
 

Registration Begins/Ends

April 1 - May 17
April 1 - May 17
 

Classes Begin

May 13
May 13
 

Drop / Add

May 17
May 17
 

Course Withdrawals Begin and ends

May 18 - June 14
May 18 - June 14
 

Login Deadline

May 23
May 23
 

eCore Holiday

May 17 and July 4
May 17 and July 4
 

Proctored Midterm Exam Request Form Deadline

TBD
TBD
 

Midterm Exams

June 14
June 7
 

eCore® Midpoint Date - Last Day to Drop with a "W"

June 14
June 14
 

Proctored Final Exam Request Form Deadline

TBD
TBD
 

Final Exam Period

July 22 - July 24
July 8 - July 10
 

Classes End

July 19
July 5
 

Grades Available

TBD
TBD
 

 

*See the VSU eCore Help page for information about scheduled GeorgiaVIEW maintenance downtimes.