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Student life at University of Phoenix

Here's what you'll need to navigate online college.

Where are you in your education journey?

Select which best describes you. For more information, please check out our FAQs.

Essential quick links

Access your student account, participate in your classroom, find all your coursework and more here.

Course schedule

Academic advisor

Transfer credits

Career services

New student orientation

Prepare for your first day of class with these onboarding resources specific to your degree level and program type.

Standard onboarding checklist

Competency-based degree checklist

Becoming a Phoenix

If you’re still browsing your education options or wondering what sets us apart, here’s a preview of student life as a Phoenix.

Paying for school

Understand your financial options, check your eligibility for scholarships and transfer credits, military benefits, employer tuition benefits, ways to save and beyond.

Going to class

Wondering about day-to-day life as a student? Here, you can learn more about what to expect and how Phoenixes enjoy online learning on their own time.

Support at every step

Highly rated 1-on-1 support, available 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. 85% of our surveyed students rated their academic counselors 5-STARS.[1]

[1] Transactional Survey, September 2022-August 2023 (23,739 respondents)

Finish what you started.

Complete your application. Your dreams are within reach.

Learning resources and support

Here’s what to expect when you become a Phoenix.

Math help

Develop your skills and build your confidence in math with faculty that can teach or refresh you on anything from counting to calculus.

University library

Access our digital library 24/7 with support from our librarians. Our regularly expanded collection of books, journals and more is always up to date.

Writing help

Strengthen your writing and communication skills with on-demand resources, including 1-on-1 faculty support paired with guides and tutorials.

Life Resource Center

Get the support you need to navigate challenges and find balance between school, work and life, accessible 24/7 for current students.

Have questions?

It’s common for new students to have plenty of questions, so chances are, we’ve heard yours before. Here are the answers to what other students frequently ask us.

Career growth never stops. That's why every you Uiversity of Phoenix degree is backed by career support for life. Let's meet Shammai. She's a mother of three who has earned three degrees from you. Sammy took advantage of the university's career services for Life offering and was able to build a personalized career plan to pursue her goals. Take it away. My thanks for the intro, Alex. Hello, everyone. My education prepared me to pursuemy career goals, but an unexpected health crisisnearly upended that overnight. Despite all of my hard work in school, I found myself underemployed and raising a family. I had lost all confidence until I heard about the University of Phoenix's commitment to career support. University of Phenix students have access to tools, resources and support from career advisors for life. I received one on one support from an advisor who helped me articulate my education and skills on her resume and prepare for a job interview. She stood by me and empowered me to understand my dreams, put them into perspective and go achieve them. But the support doesn't stop there. Students and alumni can access a suite of resources on networking, personal brand development, salary negotiation and more from the second panel throughout their career. The education and support I receive from you was a tremendous asset for reaching my professional goals as a career oriented profession. It means the world to me to know that my university cares about my career growth and is always there to support me when I need your picks as a part of the foundation of the professional I am today. Because online education reinforces personal responsibility, achievement and accountability, it allows people, no matter where they come from, the opportunity to better themselves and shoot for the stars. And get this, I'm also involved in this doctoral program. Attending the University of Phoenix has been the best decision for my education and my career. I am looking forward to the day that I will be Dr. Shammai Terry. That's it for me. Alex. Right back to you. Wow. What an amazing accomplishment to my You all students have access to a team of dedicated advisors that help with one on one career support. Resume building and interview prep for life at no added cost. Students can feel confident that their degree will prepare them to succeed in today's workforce. Thanks for sharing.


Career services — for life

For Shammai, career growth is a top priority. That's why we provide students with a lifetime of personalized career support, from 1:1 guidance and resume help to interview skills and more.


“My advisor empowered me to understand my dreams and go achieve them.”

Shammai Terry
AACJ 2009 | BSB 2018 | MBA 2020 | Future DM

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Steer your career path

From your first day of class to graduation and beyond, you can access our Career Navigator for tools and support to help you identify and work towards your goals. Sign in to MyPhoenix to begin exploring.

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