Get the resources and tools you need to navigate your way through a successful semester. Fall 2021 courses will be conducted in person, online and hybrid. Check your schedule in CUNYfirst for specific details about your classes. See available resources below, and complete the items on the New Student Technology Checklist.
CUNY and LaGuardia provide you with a variety of technology resources for completing work, communicating and collaborating. Find help below for accessing and using these tools. New Student How-to playlist Continuing Student How-to playlist
Digital Tools Review the Netiquette Guide for help with communicating effectively in a virtual environment.
My LaGuardia & Student Email
My LaGuardia Mobile App Find the free LaGuardia mobile app in the Apple Store or Google Play to access the College Catalog, eTools, news, events and much more.
Upload Documents in CUNYfirst
Virtual Backgrounds Download LaGuardia background images to use in your video calls for classes and meetings!
Additional Resources Find out about community and business resources for technology support, financial assistance, mental health options and more. CUNY Discounts CUNY offers discounts on a number of items, including computers, software, office supplies, phone plans and Broadway shows. Find more details at offers.cuny.edu. Device Loans If you do not have a reliable device at home, you may borrow a Chromebook or iPad from LaGuardia. Wifi hotspots are also available if needed.
Need internet access? See if you’re eligible to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.
Having problems logging in or using these digital tools? If the resources above are not helping you, feel free to visit the CUNY IT Help website and type your question into the search bar; request support from a Student Technology Mentor; request help or call 718-482-6121 or 718-482-6157 (after-hours support 8 p.m.–8 a.m. at 646-664-2024).
Academic Advising Your advisor and advising team support you throughout your time at LaGuardia to make sure you pick the right classes and stay on track to graduate.
Instruction Mode for your Classes CUNYfirst has been updated to reflect the mode of delivery for each individual class section. Search for your classes in CUNYfirst for this information. LaGuardia Bookstore The LaGuardia Bookstore is partnered with Barnes & Noble College Bookstores Inc. to provide you with textbooks, course materials, supplies and school spirit merchandise. Visit the Bookstore online. LaGuardia Library The LaGuardia Library gives you access to about 776,000 ebooks and 161 databases, and our librarians are ready to help you find resources and provide answers to your questions.
LinkedIn Learning (LIL) All active LaGuardia students have free and unlimited access to all of LIL’s online courses and professional services. For more information visit our LIL Page.
Tutoring Need a little extra help in a specific class or writing a paper? Our tutoring labs will be offering virtual tutoring sessions to help you with any subject. Check Campus Services to find out how to make an appointment.
Study Halls Socially distanced, on-campus study spaces are available – reserve your spot. Students must follow COVID-19 safety protocols to enter the building, and there is limited capacity. 47 slots are available per day in three-hour blocks. The spaces will be cleaned between time blocks.
LaGuardia CARES LaGuardia CARES provides access to a food pantry as well as resources for daily living expenses, including food, health care, rent, utilities, child care, baby supplies, emergency transportation and more, as well as resources and referrals. See if you’re eligible.
Events and Activities Check the campus calendar and LaGuardia’s Instagram and Facebook accounts for announcements and details. Health and Wellness For mental health and support, visit the Wellness Center site for information on counseling, support groups, and more. Also, see the Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY for help with overcoming educational, health and financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
College Information Stay in the know about CUNY and LaGuardia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staying Healthy If you have flu-like symptoms:
Here’s how to reach us:
We request your patience when contacting us; we are working hard to answer everyone's questions and will assist you as soon as possible.
Here’s what you’ll need to ensure distance learning success:
See more resources and checklist items on the Orientation Resources web page.
Understanding these common terms and names will make your LaGuardia experience easier: