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UW Flexible Option - New Student Orientation Part 2 Login Instructions

You will complete Orientation - Part 2 (OP2) in Canvas. To do so, you MUST enroll into the OP2 course.


  1. Click on the OP2 self-enrollment link your Success Coach emailed you in their Introduction email. (Be sure to check your junk mail folder).
    Email if you cannot locate the self-enrollment link or need assistance

    • TIP: Try opening an incognito browser if you have any issues accessing OP2. If you are using Google Chrome, you can click Ctrl + Shift + N to open an incognito browser, then copy and paste the OP2 link, and search. To copy and paste the OP2 link from the email, right click and select “copy hyperlink”, and then right click and select “paste” (or Ctrl + V) in the search bar in the incognito browser.

  2. The OP2 self-enrollment link will prompt you to log into Canvas. Select your home campus (UW- Milwaukee or UW-Parkside) from the drop-down menu:

    NOTE: We strongly recommend that you un-check the box that says, “Remember my selection for this session”. 

  3. When prompted, use the following credentials to log in to Canvas*:

    *Note: If you have not received instructions for activating your home campus student account or email yet, please notify us at Be sure to check your junk mail folder. DO NOT login with UW Extension ( credentials.

    • After you enter your username and password, verify/approve sign in request:

  4. When Canvas opens, on the far-right side of the screen, click on the “Enroll in Course” button.

  5. Open the UW Flexible Option “New Student Orientation” (OP2) “course” from your dashboard or courses to complete Orientation.

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OwnerYer H.GroupUW Extended Campus
Created2022-05-13 14:23:45Updated2023-08-01 11:09:43
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