New Student Checklist

 Access Your Student Portal (pathway.lds.org)

  • Access your personalized student portal by logging in to pathway.lds.org.
  • Use this portal to access your online courses, find your missionaries’ contact information, and pay tuition.

First Day of Class

  • The first official day for online classes is Monday, January 8.
  • Review the I-Learn tutorial before class begins.
  • To access your courses, log in to your student portal at pathway.lds.org and select the course link in the “My Classes” section. Courses for Winter Semester 2018 become available Saturday, January 6.
  • Review your course syllabus and outline, then post your introduction on the discussion board.

First Gathering(s)

  • Age 18-30 Students
  • You will attend two gatherings every Thursday evening during the semester.
    • Academic Gathering: Your first academic gathering will be held Thursday, January 11. Attend the gathering at the location and time listed when you log in at pathway.lds.org, or contact your PathwayConnect missionaries for details.
      • Academic gatherings last for 60 minutes for students in PathwayConnect’s Standard version, and 90 minutes for students in PathwayConnect’s L version.
    • Institute Gathering: Contact your PathwayConnect missionaries or your local institute to find out the first day of institute class. Your first institute class is determined locally and typically starts on a different date than your academic courses.
      • Institute gatherings last for 90 minutes.
  • Age 31+ Students
  • Standard Version: You will attend two gatherings every Thursday evening during the semester.
    • Academic & Religion Gatherings: Your first academic gathering will be held Thursday, January 11. Attend the gathering at the location and time listed when you log in at pathway.lds.org, or contact your PathwayConnect missionaries for details.
      • Academic gatherings last for 60 minutes, and religion gatherings last for an additional 60 minutes.
  • L Version: You will attend one gathering every Thursday evening during the semester.
    • Academic Gatherings: Your first academic gathering will be held Thursday, January 11. Attend the gathering at the location and time listed when you log in at pathway.lds.org, or contact your PathwayConnect missionaries for details.
      • Academic gatherings last for 90 minutes.

Pay Tuition

  • To pay your tuition, access your personalized student portal by logging in to pathway.lds.org. Select the “Payment” option from the drop-down menu next to your name and follow the steps given.
  • If you have payment issues, contact Pathway Support.

Register for Institute (Age 18-30 students only)

  • Please register for institute by a) contacting your local institute or b) enrolling the first night of class. Contact your PathwayConnect missionaries if you are unsure of which institute location your gathering site is affiliated with or which class you should enroll in.
  • Be sure to tell your institute that you want to take the class for transferable credit.
  • If you have additional questions, contact your local PathwayConnect missionaries or Pathway Support. Click here to find a list of institute locations.

Check Your Email Regularly

  • Email is the official method of communication for PathwayConnect. Be sure to open and read all email from the Pathway Home Office or Pathway Support. Check your email regularly for important information and announcements.

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