Go to the Etudes Portal, https://myetudes.org/, and log in using your user ID and password per the instructions below. Be sure you are familiar with the System Requirements for your computer before you begin your class.
See the current list of Online Courses and click on the link for your class for more information. Check the start date for your class to be sure you are not trying to log in before your course begins. If you are having trouble logging in, see the Getting Assistance section below.
Your Etudes User ID will be:
Please be sure to use lower case.
EXAMPLE: John Smith's Etudes User ID would be josm12345 (if his Student ID number was S00012345)
Your password will be:
You can also find your Etudes login ID in Navigator. Log in to Navigator. On the Home tab, it is the first link in the Etudes channel (box with Etudes logo and information). Please note that, if you are a new Etudes student, you cannot log in to Etudes until you are registered for a class that uses Etudes and that class has "opened" for the semester.
If you are having trouble logging into Navigator, please see the Getting Started with Navigator FAQ page.
If you experience any difficulty accessing your new Etudes account, please read the information below. If you still cannot get in, contact:
COS Etudes Support
(530) 938-5515 (Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Friday, 8:30 - 2:00)
Contact COS Etudes Help
Etudes also provides a Student Help page. You will need to go here, for example, if you need to have your Etudes password reset. If your course material is viewing or behaving strangely, be sure you have checked the System Requirements for Etudes to be sure you are using a compatible browser.
Once you have logged into Etudes, you will see a header similar to this:
You will see at least two tabs at the top of your screen. Click on the course tab to enter your classroom. If you have registered for more than 4 courses, click on the - more - drop down box at the far right to see all your courses. If you do not see your course tab, the instructor has not opened the class yet, or you are not on the course roster. If you see old courses only and not your current ones, you may be logging in with an old or incorrect User ID. Make sure you are logging in with an ID that includes the last 5 digits of your COS User Name. If you can see some but not all of your current semester's courses, Contact your instructor and let him/her know you cannot see the course tab.
To change your password from here, go to My Workspace and click on Account and Modify Details. If you change your password, make sure you write it down or use one you won't forget.To reorder your course tabs, click on Preferences in My Workspace, and then on Customize Tabs.