✓ 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 New Student Orientation to learn everything you need to know during your time at LaGuardia and beyond. ✓ Learn about online tools you’ll need to use at LaGuardia. ✓ Unlock your My LaGuardia page and student email. You'll get a personalized student page and email account one week after you register for classes. Access it daily to stay in the know on your academic status, information from professors and advising team, financial aid status, job and internship opportunities, emergency alerts and more. ✓ Pay your 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. You can buy textbooks and supplies at the College Bookstore. Note: Qualifying students may be able to use the leftover Pell Grant money to help pay for books. ✓ See the Student Code of Conduct, and watch the Know The Code video.
✓ Review all posted policies regarding coming to LaGuardia’s campus, and see guidance from CUNY for the 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. ✓ Download the My LaGuardia mobile app. It’s free, and you can find it in Google Play or the App Store (search “LaGuardia”). ✓ Learn how to access your distance learning classes. If you’re enrolled in online or hybrid courses, find out how to access class, and be sure to check your student email and Blackboard for instructions from your professor. ✓ Review your class schedule on CUNYfirst. Check your schedule the night before or the morning of your classes, as details could change last-minute. ✓ Complete SPARC (Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course). Log into Blackboard to access the online training module that educates you about sexual misconduct, ways to prevent it and the College’s response to complaints. (Find it under “My Organizations.”) ✓ Attend class – One of the keys to success is simply showing up. Only attend the classes on your schedule, and check in with an advisor each semester to make sure you're on the right track to graduation.
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