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Online Resources

CSI provides students, faculty and staff with access to important resources and support that enables them to flourish in their work and studies and benefit from education opportunities beyond the classroom.  In order to help our students locate the best online resources, we've tailored this group of the most useful links that offer exactly what you need for achieving success at CSI.  Please select an option  to explore some of the many resources that CSI has to offer.

  • CIS Training will continue to provide live and recorded training on PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade topics, including an introduction to the new CUNYfirst navigation, Campus Solutions training on select topics and job aids for specific tasks. CIS Training will also provide training to the college help desk staff to help them with providing support to your college user community.
  • CIS is updating PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade FAQs prior to the upgrade, and updating Student Center, Faculty Center and Advisement step sheets in CUNY IT Help following the upgrade. Additional “getting started” documentation is being developed that will introduce users to the CUNYfirst navigational change.
  • Adobe CSI students registered for the active semester and needing Adobe for their courses, can download Adobe Creative Cloud applications to their personal devices. More information within the "Software and Site Licensing" tab on this page.
  • Blackboard: Blackboard is the Learning Management System (LMS) available to all students.  The Blackboard system allows instructors to manage course content and interact with their students
  • Cleared4 Access to Campus  - For more information review the Prior to Arrival  section on the Returning to CSI webpage.
  • Computer Labs:
    • Virtual Labs: Virtual Labs are physical labs on campus to which you can remotely connect to access a variety of software. You can connect through a Windows or Mac computer, iPad, or Chromebook. Virtual labs consist of General labs and Specialized labs.
    • In Person labs: You can check the number of computers available in specific labs for in-person use. 
  • CSI Bridge / VIP Portal : Ask Admissions Office questions
  • CSI Connect:  Is a web-based portal.  Utilize this system to connect to campus organizations, discover student events and get connected at CSI
  • CSI Today: College’s electronic news and events magazine
  • CUNY Alert: CUNY Alert allows you to receive text, email and/or voice alerts of emergencies or weather related closings on your campus.
  • CUNY Technology Services: The following applications and services are provided to students across The City University of New York.
  • CUNYfirst Info: Registration, CUNY A!ert, Blackboard, Degree Audit. 
  • CUNY Virtual Desktop (VDI): The CUNY Virtual Desktop lets you access software remotely. Current applications available include ArcGIS, SPSS, SAS, Matlab, Mathematica and Maplesoft
  • DegreeWorks: Is a Web-based evaluation tool designed to assist students and advisors with course planning, curriculum advising, and monitoring academic progress toward degree completion.
  • Device Loaner Program – Technology for students taking an online or hybrid course
  • Distance Learning: The Distance Leaning Webpage contains resources to help students and faculty be successful in their online courses
  • Dropbox: The City University of New York is providing Dropbox and Dropbox Paper to all active CUNY students, faculty and administrative staff.  You can use these tools to store and access files from different devices, share files, and collaborate on content.
  • Email Help  - Students: Through a CUNY-wide partnership with Microsoft, we are offering students a state-of-the-art e-mail and communication suite
  • FACTS: Is a Web-based financial aid tool designed to determine student eligibility for New York State financial aid program, Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
  • Financial Aid Inquiry: If you have financial aid questions, please submit this form and a representative will contact you.
  • HETS:  Through The College of Staten Island’s partnership with Hispanic Educational Technology Services (HETS), our students now have access to various online resources for researching graduate programs and opportunities, and preparing for a range of graduate entrance exams, such as the GRE, MCAT, and LSAT. Also, you can access their online resources for career exploration, interview skill building, job search and networking. This is done through their Career Transitions website, also accessible from HETS.
  • Hyflex Learning: A HyFlex course gives students the ability to choose to attend class sessions either face-to-face or online (e.g., synchronous, asynchronous). 
  • IT Help and Support:  The Helpdesk serves as CSI’s first line of defense for computer problems, questions and concerns. Also, after hour support
  • Library Resources
  • Microsoft Office 365: Use Office 365 in the Cloud to access Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams, Forms, etc.  (Use your CUNY Login username,e.g., Jane.Doe## @login.cuny.edu and CUNYfirst password). Collaborate, share and store documents with 1TB of space.
  • Mobile Device Setup: How to set up your IPad or Chromebook
  • MyInfo: CUNYfirst MyInfo mobile app allows users to view information critical to the start of the new semester, such as class schedules.
  • Navigate CSI: Navigate is a student-centered mobile app that provides personalized information to help keep students on the path toward academic success and timely graduation at CSI.
  • Office of Information Technology Services: ITS supports current technology at CSI while at the same time plan and implement the continuing evolution in technology.
  • Outdoor Wireless Locations: Various locations are available to accommodate students whose schedules require service.
  • QCSIYou’re busy! Don’t waste time standing in line! QCSI will let you know when it’s your turn! Use our new mobile scheduling tool, QCSI, to check in - from anywhere - to the CSI IT Help Desk in Building 2A as well as schedule yourself for appointments with Enrollment Services,  Financial Aid, the Registrar, the Bursar, and Admissions.
  • Reset Password: Students  SLAS Self Service Password Reset – Register for an account
  • Virtual Open Lab: Have technology related questions? Visit the Virtual Open Lab to speak with a College Assistant
  • Virtual Technology Training Workshops for Students: Students can register for virtual Technology Training Workshops conducted in Blackboard Collaborate.  Please use our Registration page to register for this week's sessions.
  • ZOOM Video Conferencing
  • Academic Commons: The Academic Commons of The City University of New York is designed to support faculty initiatives and build community through the use(s) of technology in teaching and learning.
  • Blackboard: Blackboard is the Learning Management System (LMS) available to all CUNY faculty .  The Blackboard system allows instructors to manage course content and interact with their students
  • Cleared4 Access to Campus  - For more information review the Prior to Arrival  section on the Returning to CSI webpage.
  • CSI Today: College’s electronic news and events magazine
  • CUNY Alert: CUNY Alert allows you to receive text, email and/or voice alerts of emergencies or weather related closings on your campus.
  • CUNY Technology Services: The following applications and services are provided to students across The City University of New York.
  • CUNYfirst Info: Registration, CUNY A!ert, Blackboard, Degree Audit. 
  • CUNY Virtual Desktop (VDI): The CUNY Virtual Desktop lets you access software remotely. Current applications available include ArcGIS, SPSS, SAS, Matlab, Mathematica and Maplesoft
  • DegreeWorks: Is a Web-based evaluation tool designed to assist students and advisors with course planning, curriculum advising, and monitoring academic progress toward degree completion.
  • Device Loaner Program –Technology for students taking an online or hybrid course
  • Distance Learning: The Distance Leaning Webpage contains resources to help students and faculty be successful in their online courses
  • Dropbox: The City University of New York is providing Dropbox and Dropbox Paper to all active CUNY students, faculty and administrative staff.  You can use these tools to store and access files from different devices, share files, and collaborate on content.
  • Email Help – Faculty/Staff - The College's web based email system, Microsoft Exchange, allows the College community to access their mail from any
  • Faculty Center for Professional Development:  Provides leadership, training and ongoing support for media, instructional technology and pedagogy across the disciplines and in traditional, web-enhanced, hybrid and fully asynchronous online courses.
  • Hyflex Learning: A HyFlex course gives students the ability to choose to attend class sessions either face-to-face or online (e.g., synchronous, asynchronous). 
  • IT Help and Support:  The Helpdesk serves as CSI’s first line of defense for computer problems, questions and concerns. Also, after hour suppor
  • Library Resources
  • Microsoft Office 365: Use Office 365 in the Cloud to access Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams, Forms, etc.  (Use your CUNY Login username,e.g., Jane.Doe## @login.cuny.edu and CUNYfirst password). Collaborate, share and store documents with 1TB of space.
  • Mobile Device Setup: How to set up your IPad or Chromebook
  • Navigate CSI: Navigate is a student-centered mobile app that provides personalized information to help keep students on the path toward academic success and timely graduation at CSI.
  • Outdoor Wireless Locations: Various locations are available to accommodate users whose schedules require service.
  • Office of Information Technology Services: ITS supports current technology at CSI while at the same time plan and implement the continuing evolution in technology.
  • Reset Password: Faculty/Staff  (FLAS)
  • Virtual Open Lab: Have technology related questions? Visit the Virtual Open Lab to speak with a College Assistant
  • Virtual Technology Training Workshops for  Faculty/Staff:  Faculty/Staff can register for virtual Technology Training Workshops conducted in Blackboard Collaborate. Please use our Registration page to register for this week’s sessions.
  • ZOOM Video Conferencing

Whether you’re in class, doing a project or engaged in research or one of many student organizations, you need the tools to bring your learning and work to life. Fortunately, these tools used at CSI to create and collaborate today are the same ones widely used by the workforce of tomorrow.

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The City University of New York is providing Dropbox to all active CUNY students for a total storage capacity of 15GB.  You can use these tools to store and access files from different devices, share files, and collaborate on content with faculty and other students.    Video Tutorials    CSI Training    Student Digital Back Pack

Microsoft Office 365 for Education provides students at participating CUNY colleges free access to select Office 365 online applications and services, including Outlook and Microsoft Office. Applications include: One Drive, Word 365, Excel 365, Power Point 365, One Note, MS Sway, MS Teams. Student Digital Back Pack

A  real-time video conferencing app that allows for video and audio conferencing, chat, screen sharing, polling, breakout rooms, and the use of a virtual whiteboard. ZOOM Video Conferencing. Student Digital Back Pack

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Microsoft Teams is a group collaboration software that can be used to help teams work together remotely. You can find chat, video calls, and other collaboration tools within the app.

Access your account today to explore career options, meet with Career Center staff members, find jobs and internships, and connect with employers.  Brought to you by the Center for Career and Professional Development.