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Online Campus FAQs

Online courses at Southern Adventist University are found on our Learning Management System, or LMS, at eclass.e.southern.edu or the MyAccess portal. Access is obtained by logging in using login credentials that are given upon enrollment.

In order to apply to take dual enrollment courses, you must be a high school senior, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and your academy or homeschool institution must approve dual enrollment credits from Southern.

We’re along the backside of Southern’s campus, right between the radio station (WSMC) and Campus Safety. 

location of Online Campus

Teacher Certification information can be found on our Teacher Certification information page found here.

An application must be filled out and approved before registration can begin. Southern Adventist University’s detailed course schedule is published online before the upcoming registration period. In some cases, advisor approval is required to register for classes. Students should contact their advisor prior to the registration period to schedule an advising appointment. Advisors assist in course selection and guide students in satisfying specific degree requirements as efficiently as possible.

Registration can be completed via the MyAccess portal. Assistance is available through the Records office at 423.236.2899.

Southern Adventist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and by the Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools (AAA).

Course start and end dates, add/drop dates, and all other important dates can be found on the academic calendar.

The average ratio of students to professors is 13:1.

There are currently 171 full-time faculty. In addition, Southern employs adjunct professors to teach courses as needed.

Motto: Power for Mind and Soul.

Mission Statement: Grounded in Jesus Christ and dedicated to the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, we equip students to embrace biblical truth, embody academic and professional excellence, and pursue Spirit-filled lives of service.