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Greek Recruitment - Instructions

Trademark logo for MyStudentBody*In order to be eligible to receive a bid for a Greek Fraternity/Sorority, Part 1 of the “Essentials” course must be completed before Bid Day.

**If you have already completed the online course you do not need to retake it

Part 1 – First Time Log-In & Access Instructions

Please read all instructions prior to logging on to

Create an account:

  1. Go to Click REGISTER NOW to create your Username.
  2. You will be brought to the First Time User Registration Page. Please register using your email address and a unique password. 
    When promoted, enter 'TORERO' as the school code.
  3. Complete the Security Information section by selecting Security Questions and entering the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) and your date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy). Privacy is important to MyStudentBody. By providing this information MyStudentBody will be able to ensure that you really are you if you ever forget the login credentials used when creating your account.
  4. Click 'I accept. Continue' in the Terms of Use section to confirm you agree to abide by the Terms of Use.
  5. After creating your account, you will be asked some identifying information such as your first name, last name, Student ID number, and other demographic questions.
  6. After completing the demographic questions, you will be able to access all MyStudentBody modules.

Take the “Essentials” Course:

  1. After logging-in, on the left-hand side of the screen, in orange and white, find where it says 'Courses'. Just below 'Courses', also in orange and white lettering, find where it says 'ESSENTIALS'. In order to receive a bid from a fraternity/sorority students must complete all 3 sections of the 'ESSENTIALS' course (Alcohol, Drugs, and Sexual Violence) 24 hours before bid day. Below the heading 'ESSENTIALS' click 'Take Now' to start the MyStudentBody Requirement.  
  2. View the short introduction video explaining the course and then click the “Continue” button.
    **If you are hearing impaired, please click the button labeled Download Transcript for a transcript of the video.
  3. Select the Alcohol, Drugs, or Sexual Violence start button to begin the course. You will return to this page after completing each topic. MyStudentBody will guide you through a Rate Myself Assessments, Pre-Test, Course, and Post-Test, for each topic area. You can see your progress through each section in the progress bar in the top right corner. Do not click the Back button in your browser once you have started the course or you will lose your progress – a pop-up box will appear to remind you of this before going back.
  4. Answer the Rate Myself Assessment questions. This section will contain Yes or No questions and questions on a scale. After clicking “Continue”, you will be presented with feedback, which you can print by clicking the Print button at the bottom of the page or you can click “Continue” to move on.
  5. Answer the Pre-Test questions. This section will contain multiple choice questions to test your current knowledge of the topic area (Alcohol, Drugs, or Sexual Violence). View your results and then click “Continue”.
  6. On the Course Material page, click on each article, tool, and video to view the content. When reviewing articles, please click on the “Back to Course Material” button to make sure you get credit for reviewing the item. After you have successfully viewed the content, the heading will become checked off.
  7. Students must review all course material before moving on to the post-test. Material marked optional are available for your review, but you do not have to click on it if you feel confident that you understand the material. Questions about optional material will be included in both the pre-test and post-test. When you have reviewed all of the material, click on the button that says “Take Post-Test” that will appear at the bottom of the page.
  8. Answer the post-test questions. This section will contain multiple choice questions to test your current knowledge of the topic area (Alcohol, Drugs, or Sexual Violence). The results page will show your score, the questions you got wrong, and the number of attempts you have left to pass the post-test if you did not pass the first time. You will need a minimum score of 80% to pass. If you pass the post-test, click “Continue” and move on to the next step. If you did not pass the post-test, click “Continue” and you will return to the course material to review content related to the questions you got wrong. You will then need to re-take the post-test. After completing the topic you will return to the topic selection page or, if you have completed all topics (Alcohol, Drugs, and Sexual Violence), will be asked to answer a Course Survey. If you need to complete other modules, repeat steps 3-8.
    As a reminder you must complete all three sections of the "Essentials" course (Alcohol, Drugs, and Sexual Violence) with a passing score of 80% in each section.
  9. Once you have completed all 3 sections (Alcohol, Drugs, and Sexual Violence) view the end video and click “Take Survey” to answer the Course Survey questions. This section will contain questions asking you to rate your experience with the MyStudentBody "Essentials" Course. Click “Continue”.
  10. View your certificate. If you are able to view a completion certificate at the end of the last module than congratulations, you are done! Be sure to email your certificate to your USD email address for your records; you can also print your certificate. The Print and Email buttons are located in the bottom right of the page. Emailing a copy to yourself for your records is a good idea. If you are not able to view your certificate than you may not have completed all 3 sections (alcohol, drugs, and sexual violence) of the 'Essentials' course and may need to go back and see which sections still need to be completed.
  11. Click “Continue” and you will be redirected to the "My Stuff" page where you are free to explore other content or move to other topics.


There are two parts to the “Essentials” program. The first portion, Part 1, is the “Essentials” course, which takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. Part 1 must be completed before a student can receive a bid for either a sorority or fraternity. The second portion, Part 2, is the 60-day follow up portion of the “Essentials” course and takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. Part 2 becomes available 60 days after completion of Part 1. Failure to complete both portions will impact your standing in the Greek community.

Part 2 (60-Day Follow Up) – Important Information

  • Part 2 is accessible 60 days after completion of Part 1 of the “Essentials” Course
  • Go back to and enter your login information
  • Under the “Essentials Course” Tab in the left hand navigation click on 'Followup Assessment'
  • Complete all activities under this section
  • When you have completed the 'Followup Assessment' your status under the "Essentials Course" will show 'completed' with the date of completion. If all sections under "Essentials" show completed then you have finished part 2 of MyStudentBody!
  • If you have any technical difficulty completing part 2, please contact MSB technical support at
  • Failure to complete Part 2 will impact your standing in the Greek community.