Student success tools

Cégep à distance offers the following tools to help you succeed with your studies. Please also refer to our Student support and supervision page to learn about the wide variety of support services offered before registration and until graduation.

Are you registered? Explore our services and tools!

Visit the menu on the Registered student page to explore our student success tools and services that are reserved especially for you.

Plan your schedule and manage your studies

Cégep à distance invites you to make the most of the following tools to plan and manage your studies.

Off to a Good Start!

The brochure Off to a Good Start! explains the steps for beginning your studies at Cégep à distance on the right foot and provides essential information to keep handy while studying at Cégep à distance.

Introduction and Instructions

In addition to describing the rules and procedures in effect at Cégep à distance, Introduction and Instructions provides lots of advice to help you succeed in your studies.

How to Succeed in College course

How to Succeed in College (360-FDR-FD) is recommended for anyone who is returning to studies after a break. It helps you succeed by looking at factors such as your learner profile, motivation, learning strategies, and lots of other topics related to success.

On the Road to Success! program and website

The On the Road to Success video and website broach a variety of topics related to success: your student profile, your needs and motivations, your organizational abilities, and stress management.

Student success videos

These short videos can help you with different aspects of academic success. Visit our CCDMD World of Images Video Album to view them.


Support materials: Improve your skills

English Exit Exam


  • Preparing for the English Exit Exam course
    If you are worried about failing the English Exit Exam or if you have already failed, you can register for the Cégep à distance course Preparing for the English Exit Exam. You can also do an exam simulation.


The Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development (CCDMD) has created a website called Amélioration du français (French improvement) with hundreds of resources to increase your French-language skills.
For a complete refresher course, you could consider taking the very affordable online course called “Du français sans fautes,” which was produced by the Société de formation à distance des commissions scolaires du Québec (SOFAD). Do the free diagnostic test and then evaluate your needs.


Review basic mathematical concepts from high school using the Mathematics Review Modules developed by Gilles Desbiens. These modules allow you to refresh and evaluate your knowledge using problems and review tests.