Lincoln Memorial University



Via by Watermark ( is an online assessment tool that every candidate of the Carter & Moyers School of Education is required to use. The NCATE/CAEP accreditation the School of Education received was made possible by our use of this program.


Purchasing VIA for NEW Users:

Click here to be directed to the bookstore to purchase VIA. By default, the page selects a randomized course number and section. You may use any course when making your purchase, no matter which courses you are enrolled. Also, please select the PICKUP At Store option as there is no physical copy to have delivered. The bookstore will then send your information to Watermark so your account can be created. After creation, you should recieve an automated message with login credentials to your LMU email. 

Watermark Support: Call 1-800-311-5656 or Email

*Please be sure your browsers have been updated and do not use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge when working with VIA, as they can experience issues.

 Below are a few documents that can assist you with common VIA questions.

Student Tutorials

PDF Tutorials
Video Tutorials
  • Using Via to complete an Activity/Assignment
  • Using the Showcase to Create or Edit Portfolios


Portfolio Example


PDF Portfolio Content Instructions and Handbook
  • CI Portfolio Content Instruction

Faculty Tutorials


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