JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL WELCOME WEEK AT SLU

CUNY SLU cordially invites new and continuing students to our “Virtual Welcome Week” scheduled for August 25, 2021 through September 2, 20201.

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!

Wednesday, August 25
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. Sign up here

Thursday, August 26
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. Sign up here

Friday, August 27
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

Monday, August 30
How to Utilize Career Services at SLU, 5:30PM-6:00PM
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Monday, August 30
How to Use the Library, 6:15PM-7:30PM
In this workshop, SLU’s librarian and our IT Team will walk students through the basics of accessing library resources online. There will be plenty of time for questions. We will email the Zoom link for the workshop an hour prior to the event. Sign up here

Tuesday, August 31
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. Sign up here

Wednesday, September 1
Maintaining Wellness: How to get Started, 5:30PM-6:00PM
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Wednesday, September 1
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

Thursday, September 2
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 schedule builder to enroll in classes. Sign up here