Learn How to Get Started and Complete Important Steps

Our Instructional Media Team has created a variety of tutorial videos that provide clear and concise directions on how to use a wide range of the tools and resources that are available to online students. Through these tutorials, Liberty University seeks to help you develop into a more confident and competent student.

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Getting Started

The tutorial video on the right can prepare you as you begin your academic journey at Liberty University with steps on how to set up your Liberty University Account.

Through your Liberty Account, you will have access to Canvas, academic resources, Liberty news, course information, and other important information. To receive assistance with your Liberty Account, feel free to contact HelpdeskDIY.

  • FAFSA and Verification – Learn more about the FAFSA and Verification with this page
  • Using Canvas – Learn how to access your courses with a quick lesson on using Canvas

Tutorials Claiming Your Liberty Account

DCPA (Degree Completion Plan Audit)

The Degree Completion Plan is critical for knowing where you are in your academic journey and which courses need to be taken towards its completion. Please visit the link below for more details, including a video resource, on how to track your degree progress by using the Degree Completion tab within Course Registration.

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Course Registration Help

Seamlessly register for classes and keep on track for graduation using the new Degree completion tab inside of Course Registration.



Course Registration 2.0

Course Registration

Learn how to register for courses based on your degree plan.

Financial Check-In Tutorials


Financial Check In Video

Financial Check-In 

Learn how to complete Financial Check-in, how to adjust payment preferences, how to correct financial information, and where you can review your Financial Check-in details.


Student Resources

Below are several tutorials that will show you how to access and take advantage of many online student resources for easier access and better academic performance.

Canvas Tutorial


Watch this video to learn more about Canvas.

how to manage your time tutorial video

How to Manage Your Time

Budget and manage your time effectively.         


setting up your liberty email in outlook tutorial video

Outlook Email Setup

Learn how to add your Liberty Webmail in Outlook.

tips for taking online assessments

Tips for Taking Online Quizzes and Tests

Learn important tips for taking online quizzes and tests.



SQ4R Study Strategy

SQ4R Study Strategy

Use SQ4R study strategy to improve your studies.