Get the resources and tools you need to navigate your way through a successful semester. More than 95% of Spring 2021 classes will be conducted through distance learning. 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.
Students should consult with their advisors before electing the No Credit option.
Learn how to access various online resources below, and see an overview of the most common online tools. Also, review the Netiquette Guide for help with communicating effectively in a virtual environment.
Digital Tools CUNY provides all students with access to a variety of technology resources for video chat, file storage and completing work.
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. Technology Support Having problems logging in or using these digital tools? If the resources above are not helping you, feel free to:
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 and phone plans. Find the details at offers.cuny.edu. Laptop Loans LaGuardia and CUNY have acquired laptops for students to successfully participate in distance learning.
Need internet access? See if you’re eligible to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.
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 The vast majority of classes will be conducted remotely for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, and CUNYfirst has been updated to reflect the mode of delivery for each individual class section. Check your schedule 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.
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.
Emergency Financial Aid Complete the Emergency Financial Aid request form, and we’ll determine if you’re eligible for the CARES Act Student Emergency Grant or a LaGuardia Foundation Scholarship. 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 Many programs will be conducted remotely for Fall 2020. 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: