STEP 1: My Support
STEP 2: My Classroom
STEP 3: My Community
You should expect to spend an average of 15–20 hours per week, per course, contributing to class discussions, completing assigned readings, and working on assignments. Many online courses are asynchronous, meaning you can log in at any time, from anywhere—as long as you follow the weekly schedule, including specific login requirements and assignment due dates.
The myWalden student portal is an online platform where you can access your courses, academic resources, student services, and Walden e-mail—all in one place. The myWalden portal also supports access to Office 365 on the go.
Once you secure your spot in class, the myWalden portal will be your gateway to:
Students who have completed one or more sessions in our three step orientation program report higher success and satisfaction rates. Give yourself the gift of a strong start—make time for these sessions before you begin your classes. (You can complete them in any order you choose.)
Committing to a doctoral degree can feel overwhelming, especially if you’re new to Walden or new to online learning. Test-drive the experience of being a doctoral student—and get comfortable navigating the online classroom—in this simulation designed especially for you.
As a new doctoral student, you can request a doctoral peer mentor. This is an experienced and successful fellow Walden degree candidate who will provide advice, tips, and guidance to support you at the beginning of your journey.
Interact with a diverse and vibrant community of more than 53,000* students from across the United States and more than 145 countries. Opt to join one or more Facebook groups, student organizations, and honor societies to broaden your network, fuel your passions, and expand your personal and professional horizons.
*Total enrollment as of December 31, 2018.