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Welcome to Edison State. Your first step after registering for classes is New Student Orientation—which will set you up for a successful transition to Edison State. As a new student, you will learn about our locations, resources and your student accounts. New Student Orientation is a resource that will be available to you throughout your time at Edison State.
Due to continued caution during the COVID-19 pandemic, New Student Orientation is held online though Blackboard—Edison State’s learning management system.
Whether you’re taking classes online, in-person or at your high school—you will need to know how to navigate Edison State's resources and online tools. New Student Orientation is a self-paced experience comprised of two parts—orientation topics and course completion modules. This online experience allows you the flexibility to complete orientation from anywhere and at any time that is convenient for you.
Once you have completed the orientation topics, you will need to complete the course completion assignments. There are six assignments that you are required to complete in order to earn your certificate. These assignments will demonstrate your ability to perform specific tasks and utilize specific tools that will prepare you for success in taking courses at Edison State.
It will take approximately 24–48 hours after you have completed your registration, for your username and password to be generated. You will need your Edison State username (user ID) and password to access Blackboard, Email, MyESCC, on-site computers and more.
How to find your Edison State username.
Your default password is
You can now personalize your password
Your Edison State email account is your email@example.com. You will use the same password for your email that you use to access Blackboard, MyESCC and on-site computers.
Follow the directions below to log into New Student Orientation.New Student Orientation is a resource that will be available to you throughout your time at Edison State.
The IT Help Desk is available 24/7. You can reach the IT Help Desk by clicking here, via emailor by calling 937.778.7957.
Every course is set up differently. If you cannot find something related to your course, reach out to your instructor. If you have specific questions regarding Blackboard, please contact Jessica Edwards, Director of Distance Learning.
If you have specific questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact Jordan Keith, Enrollment Manager.