Second Life ( SL ) is a virtual world developed by Linden Lab that launched on June 23, 2003 and is accessible via the Internet. A free client program called the Second Life Viewer  enables its users, called Residents, to interact with each other through avatars. Residents can explore, meet other residents, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, and create and trade virtual property and services with one another, or travel throughout the world, which residents refer to as the grid.
The Second Life virtual campus island was started at Cal State Long Beach to facilitate the following main objectives:
CSULB’s virtual campus on Second Life includes virtual classrooms and auditoriums for online class meetings and presentations, including:
Register and create an avatar at Second Life
Download the SL viewer and read the detailed ‘Quickstart Guide’ provided.
Search for ‘The Beach World’ in the search bar once logged on the SL and teleport to the island. Start exploring our island.
For more information, view the Second Life Video