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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.

Proctorio will not ask you for a password if your computer set up passes the screening required. If Proctorio is asking you for a password, check the following:

  • Is your video camera working?
  • Is your microphone working?
  • Do you have additional websites open?
  • Do you have enough available RAM on your computer?
  • Are there any additional programs open on my computer?
If you have checked all of those and are still having issues, reach out to eClass Help at 423.236.2086.

Grades can be found in MyAccess under the Academics tab. You can also find individual course grades in eClass by opening the side navigation drawer within a class and clicking on Grades.

Directions for unsubscribing to all these emails can be found at the following link: Unsubscribe

It is likely that your professor has chosen to keep the class hidden from student view. Please reach out to your professor re: course access.