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Welcome to distance learning at Colorado Mesa University

Here, you'll find the resources you need to get started with your online and hybrid courses and to get the help you need throughout your online learning experience.

Are you ready for online?



Online Learning Readiness Assessment

(Online Readiness Questionnaire by Penn State University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.)

CMU Orientation for Online Students

This orientation is designed to help fully-online students that are new to CMU. In this orientation, you will find many helpful resources and important information you will need as you begin your journey here at CMU. Please Note: This is an optional orientation resource only and does not replace the required Introduction to D2L course for first-time online/hybrid students using D2L.

Go to the CMU Orientation for Online Students

Technology Recommendations

To have the best learning experience possible, please be sure you have access to CMU's recommended technology.


There are three modalities (variations) of online courses offered through Colorado Mesa University: