Yes, there is a student orientation course. Prior to your first class, complete the Student Orientation Course available in uiuLearn so that you are familiar with the online classroom. This will permit you to become comfortable navigating the site as well as posting discussion material and submitting assignments. For online courses, you will have access to the tutorial once your enrollment has been processed, which is usually about 48 hours after your advisor approves your registration.
To access the Student Orientation Course, log in to uiuLearn at uiulearn.uiu.edu. Once you are logged in, select "Student Orientation Course" from the 'Select a course' dropdown.