1. Know your tools
- Have the technology you'll need - laptop or campus computer labs and a stable internet connection.
- Need Help? Check out the IT Help Desk Info
- Be able to open and use Blackboard, Zoom, and other tools required for your class
- Need Help? Check out the Learning Commons which is located in the Student Success Center and at the link in you Blackboard course.
2. Get organized
- Organize your schedule.
- Map out time for each of your online and on-campus classes
- Be prepared to attend live online lecture sessions via Zoom if required
- Check Blackboard, your syllabus, and your email for details from your instructors on upcoming assignments, testing changes, and other course expectations
- Check for regularly schedule course requirements - weekly expections, assignments, due dates, etc
3. Learn about about support resources
- Learning Commons - drop-in and online support for writing, math, science, and library research; peer-tutoring; one-on PALS support and more
- List of all Student Services
4. Take care of your health and well-being
- Strive for balance - take care to eat, sleep, and exercise to minimize stress on your body and brain
- Find a moment to breathe and relax a few times a day
- Step back and regroup when you start to feel frustrated or overwhelmed
- Reach out for the help or support you might need - start with the Learning Commons