• Faculty Resources

  • Updated Grading Policy for Fall 2020 Session I and II:

    • Most courses will be eligible for a Credit/ No Credit option. All clinical phase courses in Nursing, OTA, PTA, Rad Tech and Vet Tech (course prefixes: SCR, SCL, SCT, SCO, SCX, SCV) are excluded.
    • Students will be able to select this option after the grades have been posted. A timeline will be posted soon.
    • Only passing letter grades B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D or D- can convert to ‘CR’ with credit for the class being awarded (for credit bearing courses), while a failing grade (F) can convert to ‘NC’, with no credit awarded.

    Please see full details here. Students should consult with their advisors before electing the Credit/No Credit option.

    Fall 2020 Credit/No Credit Policy Information and FAQ

  • Technology Courses, Webinars, Trainings and Professional Development

    This resources page provides faculty and staff with helpful digital trainings, resources and tools to successfully continue working remotely from home, professionally and personally.

  • CIS Training Courses Scheduled for the Spring 2020 Semester

    CIS Training is offering some new, as well as some popular spring courses, to help you with a variety of remote work skills within Office 365 and Dropbox. You can view the most up-to-date calendar and register here .

    Blended Learning with Teams, Forms, and Class Notebook [Faculty Webinar]. Choice: January 13, 10-11 AM or January 26, 2-3 PM

    Utilizing Microsoft 365 to enhance four models of blended learning: Rotation, Flex, A La Carte and Enriched Virtual. We will dive into the models themselves and show live examples of how Microsoft programs such as Teams, OneNote Class Notebook, Forms, Sway and Flipgrid enhance and support these models.

    Teams for Beginners. Choice: January 26, 10-11 AM or Feb. 24, 10-11 AM or April 21, 10-11 AM

    This webinar goes over the basics of the Teams app: Access to the App, Navigation of the Interface, One-on-one Chatting, Creation of a Team, Meetings and File Collaboration.

    Teams: Intermediate. Choice: February 24, 2 -3 PM or April 21, 2-3 PM

    This webinar builds on the basic knowledge from Teams for Beginners: Creating and Using Tags for Roles and Subgroups, Working with Private Channels, Searching and Filtering within Teams, Working with Tabs, Teams Best Practices.

    Working Remotely with OneDrive and Teams. Choice: January 13, 2-3 PM or March 25, 10-11 AM

    This webinar covers the file management aspects of both OneDrive (me-space) and Teams (us-space), along with the best practices for each app.

    MS Planner. May 6, 10-11 AM

    This webinar goes over the Office 365 task-management app - Planner. - Access and navigation - Creating Planner projects - Setting and assigning tasks - Integration with Teams

    MS Planner: Advanced. Choice: March 9, 2-3 PM or May 6, 2-3 PM

    This webinar builds on the knowledge from the MS Planner webinar and goes over advanced organization of Planner elements, such as labels, checklists, color-coding, as well as some of the advanced settings available.

    OneNote. Choice: February 9, 10-11 AM or April 5, 2-3 PM

    This webinar goes over the basics of access and navigation around OneNote, the Microsoft 365 note-gathering and collaboration application

    OneNote and Word Accessibility. March 9, 10-11 AM

    Goes over accessibility features in Word and OneNote, such as Office Lens, Researcher, Alt Text, and others.

    MS Stream. March 25, 2-3 PM

    Goes over the basics of Stream - Creating and Uploading Videos, Permissions, Screen Recording.

    Sway and Forms. Choice: February 9, 2-3 PM or April 9, 10-11 AM

    This webinar will dive into Microsoft Sway and show various types of dynamic presentations you can create and Microsoft Forms for surveys and assessments. We will also cover how Sway and Forms tie into Teams for working together!

    Dropbox for Beginners. Choice: February 10, 11 AM-12 PM or April 6, 1-2 PM

    This webinar is an introduction to the Dropbox cloud storage solution. Topics covered: Access and Navigation, Syncing, Sharing and Permissions.

    Dropbox Paper. Choice: February 11, 11 AM-12 PM or April 7, 1-2 PM

    This webinar is an introduction to the Dropbox document-creation platform designed for collaborative work. Creating Paper docs, Paper features - timeline, to-do tasks, image and video, Sharing and collaborating.

    Zoom for Beginners. Dates TBD shortly.

    This 1-hour webinar goes over how to log into your Zoom account, security settings, scheduling meetings, in-meeting controls, and additional resources and support.

    Zoom Q&A Session. Dates TBD shortly

    One-hour open Q&A session - an opportunity to ask our Zoom learning partners all of your Zoom-related questions.

    You can also view CIS Stream channels with curated video clips from previously recorded webinars, designed to help walk you through the most common tasks and actions within various CUNY-provided systems.

    Please note: You will need to sign into Office 365 with your CUNY-provided Microsoft account credentials, which are the same as your CUNY Login in order to access the Stream channels and the registration form (Username:Firstname.Lastname##@login.cuny.edu).

    CUNY/CIS Technology Training Resources

    For CIS technology training support for Office 365, Dropbox, Blackboard and CUNYfirst across CUNY

  • Distance Learning Webinars and Recorded Trainings

    Technology Support and Access

    All Technology

    For help with any technology, contact the LaGuardia I.T. HelpDesk by:

    • Website Form
    • Email: ITHelp@lagcc.cuny.edu
    • Phone: 718-482-6134
    • Faculty & Staff Portal: From the LaGuardia Web Site choose My LaGuardia > Faculty & Staff, log in, then under Request Support, click on IT HelpDesk


    Microsoft Office 365 for Education

    This CUNY page will provide you with a variety of resources to help you navigate and utilize the sharing and collaborative services provided by the Microsoft Office365 platform, including the following applications:

    • Excel 365 – the cloud version of MS Excel;
    • OneDrive – the cloud storage service;
    • OneNote – free-form information gathering collaboration tool;
    • PowerPoint 365 – the cloud version of MS PowerPoint;
    • Teams – a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines that, video meetings, file storage, and app integration;
    • Word 365 – the cloud version of MS Word.

    If you have any questions about Microsoft Office 365 training contact CISTraining@cuny.edu


    ZOOM Access and Support
    • To access your ZOOM account, go to ZOOM portal page and choose Sign in. You will be taken to familiar CUNY login prompt where you enter yourFirstname.LastnameNN@login.cuny.edu login credentials to reach your account.
    • Using the ZOOM web-based portal is the best way to reach the ZOOM site. For Desktop and Mobile App users: Use Sign-In with SSO and the Company Domain: CUNY to use your CUNYFirst Login. For more detailed instructions with screenshots use this link for a printable PDF: Login Instructions
    • ZOOM security protocols/practices are required for campuses, programs, academic departments, offices, faculty or staff that use ZOOM for any CUNY related activities.
    • ZOOM installers and plugins are available for all platforms and the latest versions can be downloaded from the online Help Center
    • Technical Support is available from ZOOM. As a licensed user you can go to the ZOOM Tech Help Center and Login support Issues can be reported to LaGuardia campus IT using the e-mail: ZoomHelp@lagcc.cuny.edu.

    CUNY Technology Services for Faculty

    Campus Visit Protocols for Faculty and Staff
    • Each Division has designated at least two liaisons to serve as divisional approvers charged to review and approve faculty and staff member visits. The following steps describe the request process for visits: Requestors will need to access the Campus Access Request Form via the faculty/staff web portal and include reasons for the campus visit. Requests must be submitted 48 hours in advance. (Use Outlook credentials to navigate.)
    • Requests submitted will be automatically sent to divisional liaisons for approval.
    • Upon approval, the requestor will receive an email with instructions on how to download the Everbridge app and complete the mandatory Daily Health Screening/COVID Symptoms Checker.
    • Everbridge App: Instructions how to access and use the Symptom Checker.
    • In situations where a smartphone with an Everbridge app is not available, the questionnaire is accessible via a daily email or in-person at the CUNY location. Everbridge Health Screening via Email PDF
    • For complete protocols including Essential Staff, Contractors, Students, Visitors, Guests and Children, visit Protocols for Accessing Campus Facilities .

    New Library System: ALMA by Ex Libris

    • Distance Learning with the LaGuardia Library