CUNY SLU cordially invites new and continuing students to our “Virtual Welcome Week” scheduled for January 31, 2022 through February 4, 2022.

SLU will host a Virtual Cafe and a series of workshops during the first week of classes to welcome and prepare new and continuing students to start the Fall semester. All events will take place on Zoom. Students are encouraged to join us to ask questions, meet other SLU students and to learn tips and best practices for using Blackboard, Office 365, CUNYfirst, navigating academics, and more!

Spring 2022 Welcome Week Workshops

 Monday, January 31st
Virtual Cafe, 5:30-6:00 PM
Have a question? SLU staff will be available to answer student questions about campus resources and help with navigating academic, administrative and student services. 

Tuesday, February 1,
How to Use Blackboard, 5:15PM-6:00PM
This workshop provides an overview of Blackboard. Learn tips and best practices to navigate Blackboard for distance learning classes.

Wednesday, February 2
How to Use Office 365, 5:15PM-6:00PM
This workshop provides an overview of Office 365 and the tools to use the Microsoft Application suite individually or in collaboration, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Learn how to access your SLU Student email, store and access files and document in the cloud.

Thursday, February 3
How to Use CUNYfirst, 5:15PM-6:00PM
This workshop provides an overview of how to use CUNYfirst, including the student service center. Learn how to update your personal information (address, phone, preferred name), how to view grades and holds, as well as how to use scheduler builder to enroll in classes.

Friday, February 4
How to Write Like You Never Left School, 6:15PM-7:30PM
Has it been a while since you’ve written an academic paper? This workshop will provide an overview of key modes and activities of academic writing. We’ll introduce strategies for getting started and moving forward with an assignment, highlighting processes and resources to support your writing.  We will email the Zoom link for the workshop an hour prior to the event. Sign up here