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Student Online Learning Orientation SOLO 0100

Who is required to take and complete the Student Online Learning Orientation (SOLO)?

  • Students who have not taken and passed a TSTC online course in the past two years (with a C or better)*
  • Students who have not taken and passed the SOLO

The goal of the Student Online Learning Orientation is to increase your readiness and self-confidence in taking online courses.

The orientation course can be accessed from any computer with an internet connection. The orientation is located on Moodle, the college’s learning management system and can be accessed by clicking on the following link:


The orientation will provide you an introduction to online learning, provide you tips for success in online courses, and address technical requirements that you will encounter in TSTC online courses. The following are requirements for successful completion of the orientation:

  • Minimum of 4 hours to complete orientation modules. The course does not have to be completed in one “sitting”.
  • Completion of all orientation assignments and a final average of 80% or better
  • Successful completion of the course requirements will enable you to register for online courses provided that you meet course pre-requisites.

Additional Assistance:

If you have questions with or need assistance with the orientation, please stop by the Online Learning Office in the State Representative Irma Rangel Science & Technology Building, Room 104 or call us at 956-364-4950 (Monday-Thursday 8 A.M. – 6 P.M., Friday 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.).

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