Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Students

Interact2 is CSU’s online learning environment. Course and subject information are available on Interact2. Interact2 brings together tools to help you stay connected to other students, submit your assessments and check your results. Interact2 includes the system we use to provide subject/course material called Blackboard. Blackboard also provide student support videos and documentation.

Student Central is the first point of contact for queries you have may, including those related to Interact2. This website aims to link you to key information. If you can't find what you are looking for please let us know using the feedback button. We are always looking to improve the site.

Additional support is also available from the help and contact links below.

Log in to Interact2

Once you have your CSU username and password you can access Interact2 on your computer at https://interact2.csu.edu.au, or through the mobile app.

Getting Started with Interact2

When you first log into Interact2, you'll land on the Dashboard. Here, you'll be able to see the subjects you're enrolled in under the My Subject tab.

For more information about Interact2, select from the following:

Browser Support

Interact2 supports four primary browsers (see table below).

Browser

Desktop* Browser Versions

 

1. Chrome**

49+Supported

2. Edge**

20+

Supported

3. Firefox**

48+Supported

4. Safari

9+ (MacOS only)Supported

* Mobile app versions of these browsers may not be supported at this time, although users may have success using them.

** Google Chrome versions 42+, Mozilla Firefox versions 52+, and Microsoft Edge do not support NPAPI-type plug-ins, including many media browser plug-ins.

Use the following Blackboard links to check the compatibility of your operating system.

Browser Checker - Find out if your browser and operating system is supported by Blackboard

Supported browsers -  Interact 2 supported browsers

Using Interact2

For more information about navigating Interact 2 and finding your subject site, select from the following:

Discussion Forum

Online Meetings/Adobe Connect

REMEMBER:

  • Check your connection 24 hr before the meeting to ensure technology works.
  • Before entering the room connect your microphone headset.

More information about Online Meetings for students

Assessment

Your subject outline sets out all the important information you need for each subject, including what textbooks to buy, what you should be reading each week, and the assessments you'll need to complete. Assessments can be submitted online via EASTS, which is accessed through each subject's site. Your results will also be available in each subject's "My Grades" section.

For more information about assessment, select from the following:

  • Turnitin: Text matching software that checks for potential referencing errors.
  • EASTS: Submit your assignment to the University online.  This link take you to an Interact2 site, Please make sure you are logged in, otherwise you will get an error.
  • Access Grade Centre

Help and Contacts

Student Central: You can obtain assistance from Student Central, including those queries related to Interact2.

Ask CSU: CSU-specific help is available via Student Central's Ask CSU Hot Articles webpage which provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to Interact2. Use the Search function to locate CSU-specific information for Interact2.

Video Guides: A selection of short videos of common tasks in Blackboard. You can browse the complete set of Blackboard video guides at the Blackboard On-Demand Learning Centre.

Blackboard Official Help: A mixture of user guides and video help for Blackboard students.

CSU Disability Support: Assistance is provided by CSU Disability Support if you have a disability or condition that impacts on your studies.