Academic Success 101

You will have a course called Academic Success 101 (AC101) in your D2L Brightspace account that will provide you with the opportunity to learn and practice some of the skills and strategies you will need to be a successful student at Bow Valley College. 

AC101 will also give you the opportunity to practice using D2L Brightspace and help you get more familiar with the technology that you will use while you are at Bow Valley College.

AC101 is NOT mandatory - there is no grade attached to it and you are not required to complete any of the modules or activities.

D2L Brightspace

To get started with AC101, you'll need to use D2L Brightspace.

If you have never used D2L Brightspace before, or you used it at a previous institution, we recommend checking out Bow Valley College's D2L Brightspace orientation video. It will provide you with a step-by-step walkthrough of how D2L Brightspace will be used at Bow Valley College.


  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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