Below is a list of frequently asked questions about the Michigan Virtual Student Learning Portal (SLP) that Affiliation Users can use to find answers:
What is the Student Learning Portal?
The Student Learning Portal is Michigan Virtual’s new student information system (SIS). The site will provide capabilities for registering students in courses; documenting grading; tracking attendance; messaging and managing many other student-related data needs in a school. The Student Learning Portal should not be confused with a learning management system or virtual learning environment, where course materials, assignments and assessment tests can be published electronically.
The Michigan Virtual Student Learning Portal (SLP) is a student information system (SIS) that provides various capabilities for managing student-related data needs, such as registering students in courses, documenting grading, tracking attendance, and messaging. However, it should not be mistaken for a learning management system or virtual learning environment where course materials, assignments, and assessments can be electronically published.
Do I have an account?
If you are an online mentor or school enroller who processed an enrollment through CEMS, an account was created for you. Your login information was sent to you via email on April 24th, 2018. If you do not have an account, please contact the Customer Care Center. If you are a mentor or student, please contact your school enroller to create your account.
If you are uncertain whether you have a Student Learning Portal (SLP) account, you can try logging in using your email address. In case of an incorrect password, you can select the "Forgot my password" link. If you encounter difficulties, you can seek assistance from the Customer Care Center. Students and mentors who require a new account should contact their Affiliation User.
How can I create user accounts?
Affiliation Users have the ability to create a student, mentor or another affiliation user account. Each user will require a unique and valid email address which will also serve as their username when accessing the Student Learning Portal. Note: After a student account is created, the system will automatically make a guardian account. Once the student has been enrolled in a course, an email message will be sent to the guardian which will contain their account setup instructions. These accounts are generated with the intent of keeping guardians informed of student progress.
Affiliation Users can create unique student, mentor, or another affiliation user accounts in the SLP. Each user must have a valid email address, which will also serve as their username to access the portal. After creating a student account, the system will automatically generate a guardian account. Upon course enrollment, the system sends an email message to the guardian with account setup instructions. These accounts are designed to keep guardians informed of student progress.
How do I enroll a single student into a course?
A school super user can enroll a single student in a course by accessing the student’s profile in the Student Learning Portal. Follow the instructions outlined in the Enroll Student in Course article.
To enroll a student in a course, an Affiliation User can access the student's profile on the Student Learning Portal and follow the steps provided in the Enroll Student in Course article.
How do I enroll multiple students into a course?
A Affiliation User can enroll multiple students into a single course by accessing the bulk enroll feature in the Student Learning Portal. Follow the instructions outlined in the Enroll Multiple Students in a Single Course article.
To enroll multiple students in a single course, an Affiliation User can access the bulk enroll feature available in the Student Learning Portal. Please refer to the instructions provided in the Enroll Multiple Students in a Single Course article for guidance.
How do I assign a mentor to a student?
A mentor can easily be assigned or added to a student’s account in the Student Learning Portal by following the Associate Student to Mentor article.
By following the steps outlined in the Associate Student to Mentor article, a mentor can be quickly assigned or added to a student's account in the Student Learning Portal.
How do I check student progress?
A student’s course grades and assignments can be observed in the Student Learning Portal without accessing the Learning Management System (LMS). View Student Information and select the various options within the Enrollment section within the left menu.
You can check a student's course grades and assignments within the Student Learning Portal without the need to access the Learning Management System (LMS). Simply go to the View Student Information page and select the relevant options within the Enrollment section on the left-hand menu.
When is the last day to enroll in a course?
The Michigan VirtualEnrollment Calendar displays an “Enrollment End” column for each term. The date displayed in this column represents the last date you are able to enroll students.
In the Michigan VirtualEnrollment Calendar, you will find an "Enrollment End" column for every term. The date shown in this column signifies the final day for enrolling students.
When is the last day to drop a course?
The Michigan VirtualEnrollment Calendar displays a “Drop for Refund End” column for each term. The date displayed in this column represents the last day to drop students and receive a refund. A student can be dropped from a course at any time, however if the drop for refund end date has passed no refund will be issued.
For each term, the Michigan VirtualEnrollment Calendar exhibits a "Drop for Refund End" column. The date shown in this column signifies the deadline for dropping students and obtaining a refund. While a student can be dropped from a course anytime, no refund will be given if the drop for refund end date has already passed.
How can I drop a student from a course?
A student can be removed from their course by a Affiliation User when following instructions within the Drop Students from Course article. Affiliation Users are encouraged to review the Michigan VirtualDrop Policy as well as the last date refunds will be issued in the Enrollment Calendar.
Where can I locate certificates or historical data prior to the Summer 2018 term?
For certificates of completion or other reports, please contact the Customer Care Center. Please include the name of the district, full name of the school building, full names of all students, the desired school years and any other pertinent information to help us provide the data you need.
If you require certificates of completion or other reports, please reach out to the Customer Care Center. When contacting us, please provide the name of the district, full name of the school building, full names of all students, the desired school years, and any other relevant information that would help us provide the necessary data.
How do I locate current or successful enrollments?
Affiliation users who are looking to locate current enrollments or verify that enrollments were successful can so by following the steps outlined in the Locate Current/Successful Enrollments article.