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Sunlearn briefing

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First Year students e-campus orientation briefing

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Sunlearn briefing

  1. 1. Stellenbosch University portal systems The Department of Educational Technology
  2. 2. Briefing Aim • To prepare all students both distance and residential for proper use of the SU Single Sign On system • To ensure that all students understand the importance of the University’s electronic learning and communications platform in their study success.
  3. 3. Briefing Scope • To inform and assist new students in accessing the following systems: – MySun.ac.za – SUNLEARN – webmail@sun.ac.za – Password Management
  4. 4. Using MySun.ac.za • You can use My Sun.ac.za to do the following things – Change your password – Access your webmail – View your study records – View financial Info – Login to SUNLEARN
  5. 5. Use www.sun.ac.za or to access MySun learn.sun.ac.za directly
  6. 6. Your @sun.ac.za email address • Your university email address consists of your student number followed by @sun.ac.za ie: studentnumber@sun.ac.za www.sun.ac.za/webmail/
  7. 7. Your @sun.ac.za email address • Why is this address important? – You will only receive communication from your lecturers via this email address in future – All your SUNLEARN emails automatically go to this email address – The password is the SAME as your SUNLEARN, MYSUN and LIBRARY password – You can access this mailbox from anywhere in the world
  8. 8. Password Management • This is a MAJOR issue with students • Passwords expire every three months • You will receive emails from SU prompting you to update your password • If you ignore these emails your account is locked
  9. 9. Password Management
  10. 10. Changing your password • You can update your password via MySun.ac.za • You can update your password using www.sun.ac.za/useradm • Click on the link below to watch a video on how to change your password – http://www0.sun.ac.za/aids/file.php/1/How_to_chang e_my_password.swf
  11. 11. Password Management • Password management is your responsibility!
  12. 12. Google Chrome • What is Google Chrome? – It is a web browser – Please do not use Microsoft Internet Explorer with SUNLEARN – We advise you to download and install Google Chrome
  13. 13. Google Chrome • Download for free at: www.google.co.za/chrome/ • Google Chrome works better with SUNLEARN • You MUST enable pop-ups in your browser in order for SUNLEARN to work properly
  14. 14. Questions????

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