Detroit Institute of Gastronomy will setup a special Gmail account
for each student usually within 24 hours of the first time you register for
classes at DIG. DIG will use this email account to communicate about
activities, official announcements and communications with DIG offices. The
login and password for your Gmail account will also work for your student
portal (though you must change your initial Gmail password). Your LMS Logins will be different.
Student Email Login Username: first-initial-last-initial-DIGstudentID@gmail.com
DIG-last4SSN! (Password IS case sensitive)
Example: Name: John Doe DIG ID: 0123456 SSN: XXX-XX-6789 Email Username: jd123456@Gmail.com Email Password: DIG6789!
Your Gmail account also gives you access to Goggle Apps
which has a word processor, spreadsheet and a slideshow tool all of which are
compatible with Microsoft Office. Google Apps are available anywhere you have
an Internet connection and a web browser and supports 7 GB of online storage.
A student management system is a management information system
for DIG to manage student data. Our student management system provides a portal
for online applications, registering students in courses; education delivery
with a learning management system (LMS); documenting grading, transcripts,
results of student tests and other assessment scores; building student
schedules; a calendar, student email, and payment resources as well as managing
many other student-related data needs.
Detroit Institute of Gastronomy utilizes a Learning Management
Systems (LMS) to deliver education to the students. All courses offered through
Detroit Institute of Gastronomy will delivered through our student portal. The student will be able to access the LMS
through the portal anywhere there is an Internet connection.
DIG Students will be enrolled in a quarterly group in
accordance to their scheduled classes. Once the student logs into the LMS, they
will find the courses needed for their quarter. The student will also gain
access to the ACFEF Apprenticeship Portal that functions as an electronic
logbook, resource/document library and resume/portfolio display. All assignments, lecture and homework will be
submitted through the LMS. It is required that a student complete all the
assignments, including all discussions and lectures in the course on the LMS.
The student will be required to log in frequently as to not fall behind in
The student can create logbook entries for the supervising
chef to review and approve online. Entries can be linked to specific stations
in the logbook. The electronic ledger will allow apprentices to track their
hours worked in each station. The apprentice can instantly view totals and
percentage complete in each station. Apprentice portfolios are a way for
apprentices to share their talents. Portfolios combine logbook entries and
uploaded photos, as well as a resume building and display tool.
Detroit Institute of Gastronomy issues a student
identification card. The student ID card
is issued during the first registration and orientation period. The student ID
card is the official Institute I.D. and must be carried while on the
institute’s premises, at the student’s apprenticeship site, an institute
sponsored/managed event, practicum, field trips, or competition. The student’s ID Card and/or valid
government-issued photo identification is required for access to certain
examinations as well as used as proof of ownership when submitting both
academic and practical application school work for evaluation.
The first student ID is free; however, any additional ID
needed in the future will be $15. per student ID.
To meet the needs of students, the LRC provides online
resources for learning a language, eLearning resources for subject classes,
testing, computer skills, and career (eBooks, streaming videos, magazines,
newspapers, and scholarly journals).
The LRC has on-line collaboration spaces, and group chat
rooms available for students to use. A list of resources is available to the
student and include –
All courses will contain a list of resources available for
the student that correlate directly to the topic of education.