Schedule Time to Learn

You should expect to spend an average of 15–20 hours per week, per course, contributing to class discussions, completing assigned readings, and working on assignments. Many online courses are asynchronous, meaning you can log in at any time, from anywhere—as long as you follow the weekly schedule, including specific login requirements and assignment due dates.

Get to Know the myWalden Student Portal

The perfect partner for Walden student life

The myWalden student portal is an online platform where you can access your courses, academic resources, student services, and Walden e-mail—all in one place. The myWalden portal also supports access to Office 365 on the go.

Once you secure your spot in class, the myWalden portal will be your gateway to:

  • Classrooms, course syllabi, and classroom discussions.
  • Grades and academic records.
  • Registration and financial records.
  • Student support services, including research and library databases.
  • Online tools to update your student information and submit requests to the Customer Care Team.
  • Student Success Advising.

Participate in Orientation

Students who have completed one or more sessions in our three step orientation program report higher success and satisfaction rates. Give yourself the gift of a strong start—make time for these sessions before you begin your classes. (You can complete them in any order you choose.)

3 Step Orientation

Advance Toward Your Doctorate

Doctoral Test Drive

Committing to a doctoral degree can feel overwhelming, especially if you’re new to Walden or new to online learning. Test-drive the experience of being a doctoral student—and get comfortable navigating the online classroom—in this simulation designed especially for you.

Doctoral Peer Mentors

As a new doctoral student, you can request a doctoral peer mentor. This is an experienced and successful fellow Walden degree candidate who will provide advice, tips, and guidance to support you at the beginning of your journey.

Engage With Fellow Change-Makers

Interact with a diverse and vibrant community of more than 53,000* students from across the United States and more than 145 countries. Opt to join one or more Facebook groups, student organizations, and honor societies to broaden your network, fuel your passions, and expand your personal and professional horizons.

*Total enrollment as of December 31, 2018.

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