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Falcon Online for Students

This guide is designed for those new to online study and as a general reference guide for all online students.

Brightspace Pulse - Overview

About the Falcon Online Pulse App 

Brightspace Pulse is a mobile app that can help students stay connected and on track with their courses in Falcon Online. This app provides one easy view of course calendars, readings, assignments, evaluations, grades, and announcement items. The app can help students make better decisions about how to handle the workload, when to submit assignments, and when to prepare for tests. Real-time alerts can let learners know when classes are canceled, rooms are moved, or new grades are available. The schedule view and weekly visualization enables learners to quickly at a glance view of what is due today, this week, and upcoming across all their courses.

Pulse Notification

Notifications from Falcon Online

You can choose to receive updates about your courses via email or text message by customizing your notification preferences. Many of these notifications will help remind you of important due dates, announcements, and more.

IMPORTANT NOTE: As of July 2024, text message notifications will be removed from Falcon Online. Users will still be able to subscribe to email notifications, but the Pulse app is the recommended notification tool.