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Technical Support

DE Technical Support

If you require technical support with your Graudate Distance Education course (MDDE or EDDE)or MEd ePortfolio, please contact us at Need assistance with other inquiries?

  • For software-related or AU ID account inquiries, contact the ITS Helpdesk.
  • For course assignment or evaluation inquiries, contact your course instructor.
  • For program-related inquiries, contact the MEd or EdD program administrator.

Single Sign-On

The systems listed here offer single sign-on. Once you log into one of the systems, you can easily access the others without typing in your username and password again.


myAU Portal:

MyAU_logomyAU ( is a web portal system that provides Athabasca University students with individualized web services and information.

  • Use the same AU User ID (Student ID) and password that you use to access your Moodle courses and me2u.
  • If you have already logged into Moodle or me2u, you should be able to click on the "Log in" button to enter (single sign-on).

Moodle Courses:

To access your courses, go to the Moodle LMS site located at

  • In the upper-right corner of your window, click the log in link or click on your course title. 
  • Enter your AU User ID (Student ID) and password, then click "Log In".

In addition to your enrolled courses, you will able to access other student resources from the Moodle Home Page including: Moodle Orientation site, Archived Courses, Job Posting Board, Student Projects, etc.

Archived Semester Courses

Looking for one of your courses from an earlier semester? Due to volume, we have archived the courses for Winter 2006 to Winter 2012 (inclusive). They are now housed on the Archive Server.


Mahara ePortfolios

MyAU_elabePortfolios in the e-Lab offer a secure, easy and reliable way to reflect on and record your:

  • Academic achievements
  • Professional development
  • Readiness for university work
  • Ideas for course development and revision
  • Research progress

ePortfolio Orientation & Instructions

To learn more about ePortfolios and how to build yours, enroll yourself in the ePortfolio Orientation and Development site. Students with an AU ID will be able to access this resource. The enrollment key is: portfolio

To start building your ePortfolio now, log in to the AU e-Lab site using your AU student ID and password. We recommend bookmarking this site for future reference. Please also refer regularly to the ePortfolio Orientation and Development site above for information and guidance while adding to your portfolio throughout your MEd program.

MDDE 694: Capstone ePortfolio Project course

Master of Education program students choosing the ePortfolio route for completion of their degree will need to enrol in MDDE 694: Capstone ePortfolio Project as their final course, or concurrently with their final course. This course is designed to guide and support you through the conceptual and technical development of your ePortfolio throughout your MEd program. You are encouraged to write your reflections and add them to your ePortfolio on an ongoing basis. For more information, contact the MEd program administrators.


The Landing Social Networking Site:

The Landing is a social network system for the Athabasca University community. Social networks provide various tools for personalization, collaboration, and publishing. You can network with other students from our program or across the university. 

*Please note that The Landing is most compatible with the Chrome or Firefox browser (not Safari).

  • Use the same User ID (Student ID) and password that you use to access your Moodle courses and myAU.
  • If you have already logged into Moodle or myAU, you can simply click on the "Log on" link in the top left-hand corner of the screen to enter (single sign-on).

Updated May 14 2021 by DE

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