Registration

IDL Student Registration

your journey begins here

Welcome to F.I.R.S.T. Institute online! For those of you who have been accepted into the program of your choice, congratulations! We are so excited to begin our journey together as we help launch your career in the digital media industry.

Please wait until someone from F.I.R.S.T. has reached out to you with your unique password on completing registration before you begin. If you complete registration before someone contacts you, you will be not be able to complete the tasks.

Remember, this is mandatory. If you are having trouble accessing your accounts or understanding Canvas and Microsoft Office365, please feel free to reach out to us for help at help@first.edu or call our Tech department at (407) 316-8310 ext. 1602.

**Note: Canvas and Microsoft Office365 may look different if accessed from a mobile device.

Step 1: office 365

Office 365 gives you access to your Microsoft apps, such as Outlook (email), Word, Excel, and Teams. Let’s set up your F.I.R.S.T. Institute Office 365 account and password.

Step 2: microsoft teams

Microsoft Teams is how you will join your class for every session and communicate with your classmates and instructors. Download and install Microsoft Teams on your mobile device and desktop. Your login to use Teams will be your school email and password.

Step 3: joining class on teams

  • Once the Microsoft Teams window, on the left hand side there will be a column of tabs. Click on the tab labeled “Teams.”
  • The window will then display the Teams you are a part of. Click the box with the initials of your program (RASP IDL, DFVP, IDL, GDWD IDL). 
  • Once you are in your Teams Posts section you will see a meeting on going. Click the “Join” button.
  •   You will be promoted to enable your camera and microphone, both must be enabled. Then click “Join Now,” to enter your virtual class.

Step 4: Login into Canvas & Populi

These are class resources you will need, to prepare for your first day please click the links below and login with your student email and password. No further action is needed.

Canvas Login

Populi Login

Step 5: Your First Day

Please log in to your Teams lecture 1 hour early on your first day to check in with your instructor.

Need Help?

If you are having trouble accessing your accounts or understanding Canvas and Microsoft Office365, please feel free to reach out to us for help at help@first.edu.