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Student Privacy Information

Distance Learning Student Privacy Policy All state and federal laws and regulations and FAU regulations and policies concerning the privacy of student records (collectively, “Privacy Authorities”) shall apply with equal force and effect to distance learning student records.   Access to distance learning courses and live or recorded webcasts shall only be granted via [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Preparing for Classes|Comments Off on Student Privacy Information

Minimum Computer Specs

As an eLearning student, you will be required to have access to a computer with a high speed internet connection, Microsoft Office (free to students), and a webcam; for the best online learning experience. The recommended system requirements can be found in the link below.               [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Preparing for Classes|Comments Off on Minimum Computer Specs

FAU Bookstore

Locations & Hours Shop Online Cash for Books Buy Textbooks Textbook Rental Specialty Shops       Distance Learning Student – This information is ONLY for those students enrolled in on-line classes: When you click on Buy Textbooks, it will take you to a site to Find Course [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Preparing for Classes|Comments Off on FAU Bookstore

Library Resources

Quick Links FAU Libraries Homepage Ask A Librarian Hours & Locations Contact Information               EZProxy (Off Campus Connect) FAU offers its students access to electronic resources on and off campus. For off campus and distance learning students, the FAU Libraries offers a [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Preparing for Classes|Comments Off on Library Resources

Academic Integrity

  Students at Florida Atlantic University are expected to maintain the highest ethical standards. Dishonesty is considered a serious breach of these ethical standards, because it interferes with the University mission to provide a high quality education in which no student enjoys an unfair advantage over any other. Dishonesty is also destructive of [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Preparing for Classes|Comments Off on Academic Integrity

Student Handbook

  The FAU Student Handbook is designed to orient you to the University. It is your guide to student services, resources and much more. To view the most current FAU Student Handbook click here.   Quick Links Message From President Kelly University Catalog Campus Maps   [...]

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Internet Safety

Safe Computing Security is one of those things that we all hear about and think is a good thing, but then we tend to let someone else worry about it. Although FAU has taken many steps to make its data and network secure, you need to be aware that [...]

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OWL Card

Distance Learning Student - Owl Card Application: This form is ONLY for those students enrolled in on-line classes and are not able to come to campus to have their OWL CARD issued. The OWL Card is a gateway to retail and services at Florida Atlantic University. All students are required to obtain one, [...]

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Virtual Apps

Access Software Anywhere! You can now get access to the FAU licensed and managed software in the computer labs from anywhere! Virtual Apps is currently in a pilot phase capable of supporting 100 concurrent users. Virtual Apps provides access to software applications from any device – laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones – [...]

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OWL Apps

FAU has partnered with Google to bring all FAU students – current as well as former – Google Apps for Education. FAU's implementation is Owl Apps! Owl Apps is a collection of Web-based programs - Mail, Docs (document files, spreadsheets, presentations), Calendar, Talk, and Sites. You can give other Owl Apps users access [...]

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