✓ Explore campus resources and activities – As a LaGuardian, you can access a number of support services, including LaGuardia CARES, and get involved in clubs/organizations and events on campus. ✓ Complete Virtual New Student Orientation for tips and resources to be successful and find opportunities during your time at LaGuardia and beyond. ✓ Unlock your My LaGuardia page and student email - You'll get a personalized student page and email one week after you register for classes. Access it daily to stay inthe know on your academic status, information from professors and advising team, financial aid status, job and internship opportunities, emergency alerts, and more. ✓ Pay my tuition bill or set up a payment plan – Avoid the risk of your classes being canceled. Review CUNYfirst to make sure your payment balance is less than $200. Note: If you have already enrolled in a tuition payment plan, then your classes are secured. ✓ Purchase your textbooks and supplies – Once you know what books are required for your classes you may buy them at our Bookstore. Note: Qualifying students may be able to use the leftover Pell Grant money to help pay for books. ✓ Learn how to access my distance learning classes – See the online platforms you may need to know this semester, and be sure to check Blackboard for instructions from your professor.
✓ Review all posted policies regarding coming to LaGuardia’s campus, and see guidance from CUNY for the fall semester. ✓ Read the Netiquette Guide to understand the behavior expected of you in virtual classes and meetings as well as how to communicate more effectively online. ✓ See the Student Code of Conduct and watch the Know Your Code video. ✓ Download the My LaGuardia mobile app – It’s free, and you can find it in Google Play or the App Store (search “LaGuardia”). ✓ Review your class schedule on CUNYfirst – Check your class schedule the night before or the morning of your classes, as details could change last-minute. Also, your schedule will list whether your classes are online or in person. ✓ Complete SPARC (Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course) – Log into CUNYfirst to complete an online training module that educates you about sexual misconduct, ways to prevent it and the College’s response to complaints. ( How to access the training.) ✓ Attend class – One of the keys to success is simply showing up. Only attend the classes on your schedule, and check in with your advising team each semester to make sure you're on the right track to graduation.
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