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. 

  • 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.
  • Office of Information Technology Services: ITS supports current technology at CSI while at the same time plan and implement the continuing evolution in technology.
  • 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 and students.  The Blackboard system allows instructors to manage course content and interact with their students
    CSI Bridge / VIP Student Portal – Ask Admissions questions
  • 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 – Chromebook and iPad Loaner Program
  • 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 web browser on the Internet.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Financial Aid Inquiry: If you have financial aid questions, please submit this form and a representative will contact you.
  • 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.  Collaborate, share and store documents with 1TB of space: Login.microsoftonline.com.
  • 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.
  • Rave Text Messaging Alert System: Get academic information alerts sent right to your phone  regarding advisement information, bursar information, college schedule updates, financial aid information and more.
  • Real-time Computer Availability in Labs: You can check the number of computers available in labs with this online application.  Saves you a trip.
  • Reset Password: Faculty/Staff  (FLAS)
  • Reset Password: Students  SLAS Self Service Password Reset – Register for an account
  • System Status: Online kiosks display uptime status for all important College systems.
  • Virtual Computer 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
  • 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.
  • 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: Choose Sign in.  You should be taken to the familiar CUNY login prompt where you enter your Firstname.LastnameNN@login.cuny.edu login credentials.