Welcome to F.I.R.S.T. Institute! 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.

Orientation login information will be available to students one week prior to their enrolled start date. Please complete the following items before the first day of class. 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.

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

 

Step 1

Watch the New Student Orientation video below.

 

Step 2

Download and read over the Orientation Packet.

 

Step 3

Fill out and electronically sign the following documents. Documents

 

Step 4:

Set up your F.I.R.S.T. Institute email account.

 

Step 5:

Learn about Canvas, your online learning platform accessible from anywhere 24/7.

 

Step 6:

Set up your Canvas account using the instructions in this video.

 

Step 7:

Understand the components of your syllabi that are given to you at the start of each course.

 

Step 8

It’s time to enter your first course on Canvas! Watch this video to see how you join your first lecture.

 

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.