How do I use the Homepage? (Student)

Review this short video for a basic overview to navigating the Echo homepage as a student.

Your Homepage gives you immediate access to the tools you need and to task reminders to help you stay on top of everything.

Signing in lands you on the Homepage where all your current courses are listed.

Open the Main Menu to access your Echo tools and courses.

Open the User Menu to customize your settings and themes, register for courses, access help, and logout.

Use the To-do List to see and open upcoming and past-due assignments.

Review your recent activity, starting from the most recent, using the Activity Stream; click the posts to open the activity, badge, or announcement listed.


  • Use teacher-provided registration codes to easily join courses.
  • The Course Chooser remains in the navigation menu so you can jump between courses at any time.
  • You can search your To-do List to find specific activities.




Echo is constantly being improved based on the feedback from users and we strive to keep our documentation up to date.  If this document doesn’t match what you are seeing in Echo, please let us know.

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