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Steps to Get Started

Getting Started

  1. Email Advising Services at for assistance as needed.
  2. Understand the technical requirements to be an online student.  Technical Requirements Document (downloadable).
  3. Know your student identification (SID) number, password and student email address.
  4. Access LioNet so that you can locate important information.
  5. Order your textbooks. Textbooks are not automatically sent to you as an online student. You are still required to order them. Visit the MSSU bookstore online for more information.
  6. View your Active Registrations to confirm accuracy and start dates.
  7. View your Financial Aid in LioNet and complete tasks as required.
  8. Pay your student account, or set up a payment plan with the Bursar's Office.
  9. Log in on the first day of class and participate regularly.