Huggins High School Science Seminar

Course Preparation

1. Acquire approval from Open Acadia for any special course-related expenses. Please note, travel expenses are not covered for courses taught on the Acadia University campus.

2. Make sure you know the location of your classroom (if applicable). If you require any special technology, please arrange this in advance through Open Acadia.

3. Finalize your course materials:

  • Please ensure all course materials are . Questions about copyright should be directed to Erin Patterson copyright compliant (erin.patterson@acadiau.ca), Academic Librarian.
  • For general library support, contact Anthony Pash (anthony.pash@acadiau.ca).
  • If you require printing, contact Open Acadia in advance for an account number and arrange for printing through the Acadia University Print Shop (1-902-585-1129; printshop@acadiau.ca ).
  • To order textbooks, contact the Acadia Bookstore and provide your course name, code, and section. Orders should be placed three weeks prior to the first day of class. The bookstore can be reached by phone (1-902-585-1483), fax (1-902-585-1064), or email (acadia@bkstor.com).


Network/ACORN Set-Up

1. You will receive an email from Technology Services with instructions on how to set up your Acadia Network account and email. Please ensure your username and password are working as you will need them to set up your ACORN access and to submit final grades. If you have any problems, contact Technology Services at helpdesk@acadiau.ca, 585-HELP(4357), or 1-888-609-3330.

2. Once you are on the network, make sure you can access your course in ACORN (Acadia University’s course management system) by going to: https://acorn.acadiau.ca.   For tips on how to use ACORN to communicate with your class, please refer to the following wiki:  http://acornhelp.acadiau.ca. If you still have difficulties, contact Open Acadia at open.acadia.support@acadiau.ca or by phone at 1-902-585-1434; toll-free at 1-800-565-6568.

  •  Post your course syllabus on ACORN as early as possible. This enables us to provide accurate information about your course to interested students.

Contact Us

phone Phone: 902-585-1434
Toll-Free: 1-800-565-6568
Fax:  902-585-1057 
phone Rhodes Hall, Attn: Open Acadia
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS 
B4P 2R6
phone openacadia@acadiau.ca
Monday — Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm AST