In order to register and prepare for your NKU / School-Based Scholars courses, you must have completed the SBS application packet and received your user ID (username) from NKU.
If you do not know or have lost your NKU User ID (username), please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your first and last name, as well as your high school in the email.
Please note: You'll need to change your password every 90 days.
Students will begin by setting or resetting their password.
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To set up or access your NKU email, log in to your NKU email using your NKU username and NKU password.
Your email address is: (Your NKU Username)@mymail.nku.edu
Once set up, please begin checking your NKU email on a daily basis. The SBS Office recommends downloading the Microsoft Outlook app on your phone and logging in with your NKU email and password to have quick access to your email.
Any communication from NKU, including tuition statements, will be sent to your NKU email accounts.
If you have any questions/issues during registration, please notify us at email@example.com.
To find/order your textbooks and course materials:
Textbooks are available at the NKU bookstore. To order books for your class, you can come to the NKU bookstore at Highland Heights or order them online through the NKU bookstore website above.
Please note: If you are taking CMST 101/110, students will have digital course materials that will have the cost automatically added to their SBS tuition. Students will have access to their course materials from the first day of class.
Books may not be available for purchase until the month classes start. It is your responsibility to purchase your textbooks in time for use in class.
Please check your myNKU account for your account balance and statement. Tuition bills are usually available approximately one month prior to the start of class.
Tuition is due to NKU by the first day of classes. Your tuition bills will be emailed to your NKU email address, as all billing is done electronically.
For tuition deadlines and KHEAA scholarship information, check out SBS Costs and Fees.
To pay your tuition online, login to your myNKU account.
To mail in your tuition, please mail a check with your student’s student account number (on registration card) to:
Student Account Services
5320 Campus Drive AC 235
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Be sure to include your name and your Student Account Number on the check for identification purposes. If you need your Student Account Number, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your course content, grades, and many assignments will be delievered through Canvas.
Students: To access Canvas, login to your Canvas account with your NKU username and password.
PLEASE NOTE: Professors choose when they want to activate your Canvas classes. Therefore, your class may/may not show up in Canvas until the week before or the first day of classes. If you have questions about your class or how it will use Canvas, please contact your professor.
There is an help available for students on how to use canvas.
No matter where you are taking a class--at your high school, online, Highland Heights, Grant County--we will be hosting a special orientation for School-Based Scholars via Canvas just for you!