Welcome to Online Student Orientation


Objectives for training

The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with terms, concepts and policies that are common for online students here at UMass Dartmouth.


myCourses is UMass Dartmouth's learning management system. It is the place where you will collaborate with classmates and submit work online. Your instructor may also refer to myCourses as "Blackboard."


COIN stands for Corsair Online Information. Students can log onto COIN to view transcripts, register for courses, add/drop/swap classes during the add/drop period, withdraw from courses, check course descriptions, view schedules, view registration holds, view grades and appointment dates to register. To log into COIN, you will utilize your login information which is your UMass Dartmouth e-mail address and password.

Instructions for completion

It is recommended that you work through each section in order, as they build upon each other. This site will be available for reference after courses begin.