OntarioLearn | St. Clair College

St. Clair College is a member of OntarioLearn which is a consortium of all Ontario colleges that deliver online learning. You register with and receive credit from St. Clair College but the course is delivered by an instructor at another college. All of these courses are section 067 and start with the letters ONT to differentiate them from other online courses. For further details, contact us at 519-972-2711 or ontlearn@stclaircollege.ca.

Start Dates

You will not be able to access your course prior to the official start date and for those registering during the first week of the course, it may take up to 3 business days to activate your account. Registration ends two weeks after start date. Please note that registration and withdrawal dates for OntarioLearn are different than Ecampus offerings.

Textbook Information

For textbook information about your Ontario Learn course please email ontlearn@stclaircollege.ca. Provide your First name, Last Name and the course code ( starts with ONT).

Exam Information

All exams will take place online through your OntarioLearn course.

How To Get Started

An information card is mailed to all OntarioLearn course registrants. Students can begin to access their course no earlier than the start dates (above) The first week of the course has been designed to orient students with the online format and platform. At this time, the instructor will post a course syllabus/outline.

Student Login

Courses can be accessed at www.ontariolearn.com.
Click on the "Login" button and enter userID as below:

UserID / Username:

(you will not get past this point until the official start dates)
2 digit college code (st for st.clair)+ (-)dash+ first 3 characters of first name + last name (maximum of 12 characters so if your last name is longer you will have to use only the first 9 letters)

  • all lowercase
  • no spaces
  • no periods
  • no hyphens/dashes except after 2 digit college code

Betty Johnson = st-betjohnson
Ann St. Amour = st-annstamour

Password: newone

To view a video of how to log-on to your course, visit https://supportcenter.embanet.com/video/ol/ol.html.

Please note not all classes are offered on the FirstClass platform. On the Login page, you will notice the course and the platform used to deliver the course.

Technical assistance is available 24 / 7 should you encounter any technical difficulties accessing your course.

Toll-free: 1-800-695-5008
Tel #: (416) 494-5954

Website: www.ontariolearn.com/help
Email web form: http://supportcenter.embanet.com/ontariolearn/

Computer Hardware / Software Requirements

PC Pentium I, Windows 95 or greater, min. 8 MB Ram, min. 28.8 modem or comparable Mac system. Students are required to purchase the software required to successfully complete the course.

Academic Policies

Although the course for which you are registered may be a course offered from another Ontario college, students must abide by the academic policies stated by St. Clair College. These policies are outlined below:

Course Cancellations

St. Clair College reserves the right to cancel/reschedule courses as may be necessary from time to time. In the event that the College cancels your course, your course fees will be fully refunded and mailed within a 3 to 5 week period.

Refund Policy for Online Courses

An official withdrawal before the first week of the semester will result in a full refund. An official withdrawal after the first week and before the third week of the semester will result in a full refund LESS a $25.00 Administration Fee. No refund will apply to an official withdrawal on the first day of the third week of the semester or later. If you cannot continue your class, (whether or not you are in time for a refund), please inform the college so that your student record will indicate a withdrawal as opposed to a fail (F).


Grades will be posted approximately 3 weeks after the end of the semester.