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Are you a new student at Coastal Alabama?

Join us for a Virtual Orientation Session!

Some of the benefits of completing DIVE include:

  • An introduction to College Life
  • Information about Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Login information for OneACCS & your College Email
  • Benefits of Online Courses & How to use Canvas
  • Introduction to Student Activities & Clubs
  • Meet with your Academic Advisor
  • Overview of Campus Safety
  • Learn how to register for classes

How to attend a DIVE Orientation Session online:

  • Complete the Coastal Alabama Application for Admission.
    • Make sure that your Admissions’ file is complete. You can check for outstanding Admissions' requirements on your OneACCS Account.
  • Log into CANVAS, and complete the DIVE Student Orientation Course. You MUST complete the quiz at the end and score at least 80% to register for classes. CANVAS uses the same username and password as your Coastal Alabama student email.
  • Once you have completed DIVE, contact one of our advisors by email or phone.
    • You will learn how to set up a meeting with an Advisor in the DIVE Course.
  • Now you are set to register for Fall classes!

If you are having problems accessing your new Coastal Alabama Canvas account, please contact the Helpdesk at or 251-580-4900.