onQ Support

onQ Support

Create a Course 

Due to COVID-19, registration of students into PeopleSoft will be late this year, in turn moving onQ enrolments to the middle of August. Once enrolment information is available, IT Services will transfer PeopleSoft enrolments to onQ courses that were created prior to the middle of August. 


Step 1 of 6: Choose a Course

Choose a Course

  1. In the Course Name field, type the Subject and Catalog # of your PeopleSoft course. (eg. ENGL 100).
  2. From the Choose a Semester drop-down list, select the appropriate semester.
  3. Click Next.

 Step 2 of 6: Choose Template or Copy Existing Course

Choose Template or Copy Existing Course

  1. Choose a Template (this will determine the setup of your Content modules)


  1. Copy an Existing Course (Search for a course you have previously taught)
  2. Click Next.

Step 3 of 6: Course Details

Course Details

  1. Enter your Course Name.
  2. Include sections in the course title by clicking the "include sections in title" switch.
  3. Choose a Program for your course.
  4. (Optional) Add or remove Test Students, as desired. A default test student is created based on your name and email. You may change both of these fields.
    Note: Remember, Test Student names and emails are visible in the Classlist, so don't use anything you don't want your students to see.
  5. Click Next.

Step 4 of 6: onQ Tools (Optional)

If you chose to Copy a Course in Step 2, skip this step. (The tools from your copied course will be copied into the new course.)

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  1. Choose the onQ Tools you would like enabled in your course. Information about each tool can be found by hovering over the info i icon.
  2. Click Next.

Step 5 of 6: Additional Resources (Optional)

Additional Resources

  1. Turnitin Setup: If you would like to enable Turnitin, click the Enable Turnitin switch.
  2. eReserves Setup: If you would like to enable eReserves, click the Enable eReserves switch. For your convenience, your eReserves course name will be displayed.
  3. Microsoft Teams Setup: If you would like to create a Microsoft Team, click the Create a Team switch.
  4. Click Next.

Step 6 of 6: Review & Submit

Review and Submit

  1. Review your course's settings. If you would like to change any, click the step where those settings are found. For example, to change your onQ Tools, click on the onQ Tools step.
    Data you've entered throughout the Create a Course process will be saved, unless you modify a dependent piece of data.
  2. Agree to the Copyright Statement by clicking the switch beside it.
  3. Note that your course will not be available to students until you make it active in onQ.
  4. Click Create Course.

Your Course is Being Created

Your course and its associated resources will now be created. Within a few minutes, you will receive an email with additional details. After you receive the email, you can access your course in onQ.

Please note that enabling eReserves will give eReserves (Library) staff members access to your onQ course to help with the connection between your onQ course and your eReserves course.

Note: onQ academic courses, associated Teams and associated eReserves’ enrolments sync with PeopleSoft enrolments twice per day, at approximately 3:30am EST/EDT and approximately 3:30pm EST/EDT.