Find the resources and support you need to excel at SDI

Once you are an SDI student, in addition to exemplary curriculum you’ll receive resources and support to help you excel during your studies. Should you need assistance, call the campus at (480) 314-2102.


SDI utilizes a learning management platform called Moodle as your online classroom.

Simply refer to the login information you received via email to gain access to your Student Portal and/or Online Classroom. If you don’t remember your login info or have lost it, call (480) 314-2102 or email

Moodle Login

Student Portal

The Student Portal, which differs from the online classroom (Moodle), is designed to address the information needs of students, including:

  • Access to your academic records (including academic progress overview, grades, and class schedule)
  • Student Account information (including your ledger card, billing statements, and receipts)
Student Portal


Whether you’re a business owner, future industry professional, or just a passionate student of the craft, SDI’s Learning Center offers short, non-credit learning opportunities in targeted areas.

Learning Center


SDI has established educational partnerships with select schools that grant SDI graduates an opportunity to apply SDI credits towards additional degree programs. In some cases, SDI grads also qualify for discounted tuition rates at these schools.

Educational Partnerships

Alumni Services

Request transcripts, learn more about SDI’s Career Services staff, and more.


Online Store

SDI is excited to offer select pieces of SDI Pride Gear for purchase. Check out the available options!

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Honor Societies

Looking for a way to set yourself apart from your fellow students? Certain students may be eligible for inclusion in our student Honor Societies, based on GPA, recommendation, armed forces service, and more. Find out about our Honor Societies and what you can do to become a member!

Honor Societies

SDI Transcript Requests

Transcripts may be requested when official documentation of the student’s academic record is needed. Students and alumni should send requests for their SDI transcripts using the email address and include details regarding to whom the transcript should be mailed and the full address. In support of continuing education as well as personal and professional pursuits, SDI provides transcripts at no cost to the student.

Request SDI Transcripts

Register to Vote

It’s important to us that our students have access to tools that not only make them better students, but also make them better citizens. If you haven’t registered to vote, please do so—it’s your right and civic duty!

Voter Registration

Tutoring Services

SDI is proud to partner with to provide personalized support to students through 24/7 online tutoring. Students can utilize at no charge for assistance with all general education courses as well as review and feedback of any written assignments throughout the length of their program. Students may also use this service to obtain feedback on career-related documents, such as resumes, cover letters, and letters of recommendation for various employment opportunities.

Tutor Services

Student Grievance Procedures

Sonoran Desert Institute is committed to creating a positive environment for all students. We have established processes and procedures to ensure students have a positive student experience throughout their time at SDI. Students should review SDI’s Student Grievance Procedures to determine the appropriate steps for quick resolution. If a resolution cannot be made internally, information on how to file a formal complaint can be found on the Student Grievance Procedures page as well.

Student Grievances

Student Outcomes