The overview provides you with a detailed breakdown of what you need to do, including your reading and your assignments for the week. You’ll find clear due dates and point values for each item.
Instead of a lecture, your professor will write several thoughts on the week’s topic for you to read. Because your professor’s notes are all online, you can review them whenever you need.
If this is your first day, post your introduction.
Get a head start on your assigned reading.
Do some research online.
You have access to a suite of digital materials, including text, audio, and video. Organize your notes, then quiz yourself so you know you’ve mastered the subject. Your content syncs automatically, so your notes are always available on your iPad® or Android™ tablet or your desktop.
Like with email, you can log in anytime to post your work. Your discussion boards look like this:
Finish your reading.
Write your second response in the threaded discussion board.
Start thinking about your topic for your research paper.
Wherever you are, the Ashford Mobile application for Android™ and iOS® keeps you connected. Download this free app, and your smartphone or tablet displays discussion board threads and lets you reply to your classmates’ posts. Stay current on your assignments with instructor guidance and your weekly overview. You can even track the progress of your financial aid.
Email your instructor through the Ashford Mobile app if you have questions.
Commencement is an important tradition, when the campus in Clinton, Iowa welcomes thousands of students from across the country to celebrate their achievement. As an online student, you’re invited to participate, once you’ve completed all your degree requirements.
The Student Portal is your one-stop source for all your forms, documents, and information. You can also enter your online classroom here.
Any question you have, your advisor is ready with the answer. With your Student Advisor at your side, you'll feel connected and empowered to succeed at Ashford every step of the way.
Catch up with your fellow students’ posts.
The Library offers you access to research resources online. These resources, as well as librarian contact information and instructional aids, are available on the Ashford Online Library page, which can be accessed through the Student Portal or through your online courses.
Finish writing and proofreading your research paper.
Your research paper is due today. Turn it in!
As an Ashford student or alumnus, you can use resources and tools from Career Services to write your resume, search for jobs, plan your career, and achieve your greatest potential.
The Ashford Experience is designed to fit your lifestyle. Watch these videos of a few Ashford students. They did it, and so can you.