Fall 2021 Registration Begins Today

As you know, registration for fall 2021 begins today. 

Please take a moment to remind your students to take advantage of their assigned appointment time so that they can get the best schedule possible.

Instructions for students are: 

Check your CUNYfirst account for when your specific enrollment access begins (based on your class year).  

·         Log into your CUNYfirst account, and go to your Student Center.

·         Once there, go to “Enrollment Dates” (on the right side of the page) and click on “Details” for specific information on your assigned enrollment appointment. 

·         You may register for courses at any point on or after your enrollment appointment, once you have taken care of any CSI holds on your records AND met with your advisor.  Your advisor information is also available in your Student Center, directly under the “Enrollment Dates.”

·         Course offerings are being updated regularly, so make sure to check CUNYfirst for changes.

For internal use/for your information only:

Fall 2021 appointments were assigned using the regular rules for special groups and class standing. The registration schedule is as follows:

  • 4/6/2021 (T) All special programs 9:00am
  • 4/6/2021 (T) Graduate students 9:00am
  • 4/6/2021 (T) Doctoral students 9:00am
  • 4/7/2021 (W) Upper seniors 9:00am
  • 4/7/2021 (W) Lower seniors 1:00pm
  • 4/7/2021 (W) Second degree 1:00pm
  • 4/8/2021 (TH) Upper juniors 9:00am
  • 4/8/2021 (TH) Lower juniors 1:00pm
  • 4/9/2021 (F) Upper sophomores 9:00am
  • 4/9/2021 (F) Transfer students 9:00am
  • 4/9/2021 (F) Lower sophomores 1:00pm
  • 4/9/2021 (F) Readmitted students 1:00pm
  • 4/12/2021 (M) Upper freshmen 9:00am
  • 4/13/2021 (T) Lower freshmen 9:00am
  • 4/14/2021 (W) Visiting, non-degree, and e-Permit students 9:00am
  • 4/15/2021 (TH) CART participants 9:00am (incoming Fall 2021 freshmen only)

Please note that senior citizens cannot enroll until the first day of the academic term/session, so their appointment date is Wed., Aug. 25, 2021.

As a reminder, Summer 2021 registration is still open and available. All continuing students were able to start enrolling for summer courses as of Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020.

Please direct any questions you may have for us regarding appointments or registration to registraroffice@csi.cuny.edu.  Please include student emplids where applicable.

Thank you for your continued support.

By Kerri Gerson

This Week in Core Lecture Announcement

The Core 100 Program would like to thank Professor George Emilio Sanchez for his time and effort to produce a lecture for the Spring 2021 Core Lecture Series:

Title of the Lecture: “The Three Sovereigns”

Description:  An introduction to Federal Indian Law and Policy from the Pre-Colonial period to the present era of Self-Determination. This lecture will provide a historical framework of the relationship between the federal, state and tribal governments of the United States.​

Link to Lecture

Biography: Professor George Emilio Sanchez is a performance artist and writer. He is a Professor in the Dramatic Arts program in the Performing and Creative Arts Department. He has taught as a COR faculty member for 11 years.

By the Division of Academic Affairs

Updated Food Pantry Information

The Food Pantry will be open this week on Wednesday, Apr. 7 from 10:30am to 1:00pm and on Friday, Apr. 9 from 10:30am to 1:00pm.

The Office of Student Life would like to remind you that the CSI Food Pantry will continue to be an available resource on campus throughout the semester. If you or a student you know is having difficulties finding food to eat during this challenging time, CSI has a non-perishable Food Pantry that was created to help provide assistance for our students. Throughout the Spring semester, the pantry remains available to our campus community by appointment only.  ​

The Spring 2021 CSI Food Pantry appointment hours will be from 10:30am to 1:00pm on Wednesdays and Fridays for the Spring semester. If you need to make an appointment, please fill out the online form and someone from the Office of Student Life will contact you. Please note, if the dates and times listed above do not work for your schedule or if you have any questions, please feel free to email us at studentlife@csi.cuny.edu

All CUNY campus locations (including CSI) require that all faculty, staff, and students download and complete the Everbridge Health Checker app before coming to campus. This simple Symptom Checker can and should be accessed from your mobile phone each day before your visit to campus. After a brief one-time setup of the Everbridge app, the daily Symptom Checker takes less than two minutes to complete. It is an important reminder to consider whether you have symptoms of or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 before you enter any CUNY facility. You will need to Login using your CUNY Login credentials: (Username: Firstname.Lastname@login.cuny.edu).  

For more information about CUNY’s policy on Campus re-entry or on the Everbridge App, please go online.

By Carol Brower

Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI): Faculty Center Events Schedule for April 5 – 9

This week, the Faculty Center will continue to offer targeted Q&A sessions pertaining to both Respondus LockDown Browser and setting test options in Blackboard (Bb), in addition to our general Drop-in Center hours. Do you need help creating and/or deploying tests in Bb? Are you unsure how to set security parameters for your Bb exams and quizzes? Do you have another question? If so, stop by one (or more) of our Drop-in Center hours. We will be offering three to four hours worth of sessions each day all led by one of the Faculty Center’s Instructional Design and Learning Management System Specialists.

All of our Drop-in and training sessions can be accessed by using the Virtual Drop-in Center buttons located on the main page of the Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI) Bb Organization available to all teaching faculty at CSI.

For more information or questions about any of the workshops, courses, or assistance sessions offered by the Faculty Center for Professional Development at CSI, please contact Faculty Center Training Program Coordinator, Kristen Lindtvedt directly at kristen.lindtvedt@csi.cuny.edu.

Have a great week.

By Kristen Lindtvedt

Technology Training Sessions for the Week of Apr. 5

The Technology Training Center will continue to offer weekly training sessions on the applications to assist you with your telecommuting efforts. 

If there is a topic that you would like to have covered in the future, please contact us and we will do our best to assist you. We can also customize and provide group training to meet your departmental needs. 

**New Snagit Training Series – Snagit gives you the ability to capture your screen and add context to create visual instructions and learning materials.

April is MS Excel Month.  Please see our registration page for more details.

Please use our Registration page to register for any of the sessions. Please note that this schedule is fluid, and we may add or cancel training sessions as needed to serve the College community better.

We look forward to working with you.

Be well.

By Doriann Pieve-Hyland