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MBA Updates
September 2016
The fall term starts today! If you have a class starting on Sept. 6, you should have received an email at your university email account with class access instructions from Online Course Support. If you have trouble logging in or have other technical questions, contact Below is some important information to help get your semester off to a good start.

Update Your D2L Profile

Regardless if this is your first course with the Consortium or you are a seasoned pro, it's a good idea to make sure your profile is updated in D2L. You can edit your profile by logging on to D2L, clicking on your name in the upper right corner, and then clicking on "Profile". Sharing information on your profile allows your instructors and classmates to get to know you better. Learn how to Update Profile

Code of Conduct

Before viewing content in classes, you will need to agree to the Student Code of Conduct in every course. When you first access your course and go to Content, the only item you will initially be able to see is a prompt to complete the Student Code of Conduct Agreement. Click the link and you'll be taken to an ungraded quiz. Once you agree, your course’s content will be revealed. Please read the Code carefully, and contact if you have any questions.

D2L Outage Alerts

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Responsibilities Using D2L

Have you ever had problems while taking a quiz or uploading a document to the Dropbox in D2L? Be sure to take a look at this document to find out how to avoid these problems and what to do when they occur.
Read the list of responsibilities when using D2L

Additional Tips...

Accessing Microsoft Office

When taking classes in the UW MBA Consortium, it's important to have updated software on your computer. All students in the Consortium have access to download Microsoft Office for free. You must use at least Microsoft Office 2013 suite or Office 365 to complete your course assignments.
  • UW-Eau Claire and Consortium Students: You have access to Microsoft Office 365 and OneDrive, which includes the ability to install Microsoft Office on your computer. Visit the UW-Eau Claire Helpdesk website to learn more.
  • UW-La Crosse: Visit the IT Services web page for information on how you can download Microsoft Office and access Office 365.
  • UW-Oshkosh: Visit the Academic Computing Services website for information on how you can download Microsoft Office and access Office 365.
  • UW-Parkside: Visit the UW-Parkside website for information on how you can download Microsoft Office and access Office 365.
UW System students are able to purchase other software at a discount on the WISC Software website. UW MBA Consortium students should select Eau Claire as their campus.

Planning Ahead

For those of you who want to begin planning future schedules, we now have tentative schedules available for Winterim 2017 and Spring 2017.

Applying for Graduation

Consortium/UW-Eau Claire students - If you are planning to graduate this fall, you must apply for graduation by Friday, September 16. The process is very quick so please complete by the deadline. Click here to find the procedure and more information about graduation

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