Arts, Science, Business (2+2) & Education

This information is for students in the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration 2+2
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Physical Education Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education Integrated
NOTE: We recommend that you use a tablet or computer to complete the following.  Although these pages are accessible on cell phones, you may need to have more than one window open in order to follow instructions.

Begin with Step 1, Claim Your ID, and then click on 2 and then 3 to move through the process.

Steps:

Claim your BU ID

1. Claim Your BU ID

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Visit Claim ID site

If you have not already done so please go to the Claim ID site and read/accept terms of the user agreement.

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Enter Your Info

Enter your student number (found on your letter of acceptance to Brandon University), your last name, and your birthday (including the dashes, eg: 1998-07-15 if your birthday is July 15, 1998), then click Next.

Process Complete

This will take you to a screen that provides your Brandon University user login ID. There is no way to change your user ID, which usually consists of part (or all) of your last name, your first and middle initials, and a couple of digits from your student number. The password provided on this page is a temporary password. You can change it immediately by following the prompts on the screen, or you can change it through the BU Password Change portal later.

Experiencing difficulty claiming your BU ID or password? Contact the IT Helpdesk 204-571-8500 or helpdesk@brandonu.ca.

2. Log Into Moodle And Watch Videos

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Logging In

Go to the Moodle site and log in using your BU user id and current password.  Print off How To Moodle, or open the document in another screen, to use while following the instructions below.

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Select New Student Advising

Click on the New Student Advising classroom.

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User Agreement

Read and accept terms of the user agreement.

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Enroll in Course

For Arts, Science & Education students,  the enrolment key is newbustudent

Business students, your enrolment key is businessstudent

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Watch Videos & Complete Quiz

To begin watching the videos, scroll down and click on the first video, entitled Parts of a Degree.  Once you’ve finished this video continue to scroll down and watch each video.

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Take the Quiz

Scroll down from the final video and you will see “What Happens Next”.  Click on “New Student Advising Quiz” in this panel, take the quiz and get at least 75% (you can repeat the test as often as you need and review any sections of the course that might benefit you).

If you have been accepted to Brandon University and plan on starting your courses in January,  and you have watched the videos and passed the quiz, but have not met with a course advisor as of Dec. 21, you will have to come to Student Services on January 2, 2019 and wait for a walk-in appointment.  Student Services will be closed from Dec. 21 at 12 noon until January 2, 2019.  We will not be checking emails or phone/voice messages.

We wish you a happy and safe holiday and look forward to seeing you in the new year.

Connect with an Advisor

3. Connect With an Advisor

If you have been accepted to Brandon University and plan on starting your courses in January, you have watched the videos and passed the quiz, but have not met with a course advisor as of Dec. 21, you will have to come to Student Services on January 2, 2019 and wait for a walk-in appointment.

Student Services will be closed from Dec. 21 at 12 noon until January 2, 2019.  We will not be checking emails or phone/voice messages.

We wish you a happy and safe holiday and look forward to seeing you in the new year.

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