The following video provides an introduction about how to log into LEO, navigate and locate units you are currently enrolled in.

Wherever you are, if you have internet access, you should be able to access LEO.

LEO can be accessed by typing the URL leo.acu.edu.au into the address bar of your browser.

There are also numerous links for LEO throughout the ACU website, including the Quicklinks that appear in a box on most pages in the ACU staff website.

Accessing LEO from outside the Portal:

Select 'ACU staff and students'

displays ACU students and staff log in page

You will see the login page to enter your User ID (eg. ACU Student or staff ID) and password, to get into LEO

Log in using your User ID

The recommended minimum/supported browsers are:

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Edge (IE 10 required for drag and drop of files from outside the browser into Moodle)

You and your students can also view and interact with LEO content on mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. Some functionality and editing capabilities, however, may be restricted on these devices.

Occasionally we come across compatibility issues with some of the tools, but as long as you are using one of the browsers above, the issues should be minimal.

Take time to familiarise yourself with the interface.

Some of the things to look out for on the Home page are:

  • The 'Navigation' and 'Administration' menus
  • The 'My units' link
  • The 'Staff Notices' block
  • Your name at the top of the screen is also a menu for personal settings
  • The 'Technical Support' link
screen student portal login page 

Clicking on the 'My units' link from the 'Navigation' menu will bring up a list of units that you are enrolled in. Users have different permissions in units depending on whether they are a lecturer-in-charge, a tutor, a student or an auditor.

  • You might notice that the menus change depending on where you are in LEO. If you are editing an activity in your unit, for example, the 'Administration' menu will include options relevant to that activity.
  • Look for the breadcrumbs which are a good way to know where in LEO you are. It is also useful to navigate back up a level or two.
  • Lastly, look for the 'Turn editing on' button. There is also a link in the 'Administration' menu which does the same thing. 'Turn editing on' is usually the first step in adding or editing activities and resources in your units.
LEO unit page

Learning & teaching

Please contact the Learning and Teaching Centre for professional development, resources and advice for your learning and teaching needs at ACU.

LEO support

Available 8am-10pm Sydney time, Mon to Fri,
9am-5pm Weekends and public holidays
Closed Good Friday and Christmas


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