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Graduate Programs- How Do I...?

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Graduation - How Do I...?

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Incoming Students- How Do I...?

Incoming Student Resources

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New To Campus

Incoming Student Resources

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International Students- How Do I...?

International Student Resources

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Majors and Minors- How Do I...?

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Parking and Transportation - How Do I...?

Parking and Transportation

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Paying for College - How Do I...?

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Scholarships - How Do I...?

Scholarships

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Special Course Permissions and petitions- How Do I...?

Special Course Pemissions

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Student Employment - How Do I...?

Student Employment

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Student Organizations- How Do I...?

To see all Engineering Student Organizations visit: Engineering Student Organizations

To see all Student Organizations visit: Student Organizations

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Summer classes - how do...?

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Summer Programs - How Do I...?

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Student Support

Counseling

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Support Services, and Information for Student Populations

Academic Special Needs

 

First Generation

(The student's parent(s) did not complete a 4-year college or university degree.)

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Other Unique Student Populations

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Taking Courses outside of csu - how do i...?

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Transferring Students- How Do I...?

Transfer Student Resources

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Tutoring- How Do I...?

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Academic Calendar - How Do I...?

Know when classes begin and end in the Fall, Spring or Summer?
  • Check the academic calendar to see when each semester begins and ends. Current semester is on the main page and future semester links are on the left panel.

  • You can also see when your classes begin and end in CampusNet. Under the Student tab, select Schedule and the semester you are interested in. Under each course it will show the begin and end date of that course.

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Withdrawal dates?
  • Check the academic calendar to see when the deadline to withdraw is for each semester.

  • You can also see when the last to withdraw is in CampusNet. Under the Student tab, select Schedule and the semester you are interested in. Under each course it will show the last day to withdraw for each course.


 

 

Know when Midterm Exams are?
  • Midterm exams are usually the 7th and 8th week of each semester depending on each course. Check the academic calendar to see when midterm exams and midterm grades take place each semester.

 

 

Know when Final Exams are?
  • Final exams are the 16th (last) week of each semester. Check the academic calendar to see when final exams and final grades take place each semester.

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Academics- How Do I...?

Know what courses to take?
  • Visit the WCE Academic Plan  website to see your engineering major’s degree chart. Here you will see the recommended sequence of courses, including minors and prerequisite courses necessary to enroll in each required class.

OR 

CampusNet → Student Tab→ Degree Audit 

  • Here you will be able to see all of the requirements for your degree along with which courses fulfill each requirement. 


 

 

Know what Degree Audit is? 
  • Degree Audit report shows how a student's courses are applied to the requirements within their program of study and provides a summary of outstanding courses and requirements.

  • Visit Advising - Degree Audit for FAQs and more information.

 

 

Use Degree Audit to graduate on time?
  • It is important to be aware of all of the requirements to graduate. You can view the status of all requirements in your Degree Audit report on CampusNet.

  • Meet with your advisor every semester to ensure you are still on track to graduate. Individually or with your advisor, plan out when your will take each required course to see when your potential graduation date is.

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Find my semester GPA?

CampusNet → Student Tab → Grades

  • Once you have selected grades, select the semester you are interested in. Your GPA for that semester is shown on the bottom left, under the courses.

 

 

Find my Midterm grades?

CampusNet → Student Tab → Grades → Select a Recent Term → Mid-term Grades


 
 
Find my cumulative GPA?

CampusNet → Student Tab → Program Detail


  • For a more detailed report of your semester grades and cumulative GPA review your Degree Audit in CampusNet.

 

 

Calculate my GPA before the semester is over?
  • Visit the CSU GPA Calculator. You can predict your final grades based off of your midterm grades or your grades in Blackboard to estimate your GPA. You can add in your GPA for the current semester and see how your grades will affect your cumulative GPA.

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Know the difference between a Web and Remote class?
  • Web classes are held fully online and never meet in person. Web classes are developed specifically to be offered online every semester.

  • Web classes will have the following icon and description next to the courses in your schedule.

  • Remote classes are held completely online due to COVID-19.

  • Remote classes can be either asynchronous or synchronous and will have one of the following icons and descriptions next to the course in your schedule.

For more information on remote, web, and in-person courses visit: Course Delivery Identification in CampusNet.

 

 

Know the difference between Asynchronous and Synchronous?
  • Asynchronous classes have no specific meeting times scheduled. Students will often have to learn class material in their own and communicate with their professor during office hours or via email. Asynchronous classes are offered as remote classes.

  • Synchronous class require participation during the scheduled class times. Synchronous classes may be offered as remote in in-person.

For more information on remote, web, and in-person courses visit: Course Delivery Identification in CampusNet.

 

 

Know what to do if I have more than 2 finals in one day?
  • Speak with one or two of the Professors of the courses that have finals scheduled for the same day. Explain your situation, say that you would like to be able to do your best on their final and having more than two finals in one day would make it difficult. Then politely ask if you could take their final on a different day.

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Advising- How Do I...?

Appointments
Schedule an appointment with my advisor?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Starfish → My Success Network (left panel)

  •  Click on the advisor you wish to make an appointment with then click “Schedule Appointment”.

 

 

Prepare for a meeting with my advisor?
  • Be sure to schedule an appointment well in advance to make sure your advisor has availability.

  • Describe in the Starfish dialogue box what you want to accomplish during the appointment.

  • Write down your questions prior to the appointment.

  • Pay attention to semester deadlines.

  • Keep an eye on your school email and read all emails from your advisor or college.

  • Keep your advisor appraised of changes in your academic progress and goals.

 

 

Cancel an appointment with my advisor and when should I do?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Starfish → Appointments

  • As soon as you know you will not be able to make it to your scheduled advising appointment, cancel your appointment on Starfish and leave a description as to why you have to cancel. 

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Contact
Contact my professor or anyone else on campus?
  • All staff, faculty, and students have a CSU Outlook email account. The simplest way of contacting anyone on campus is to email them through your CSU email to their CSU email. Using your CSU email will ensure your email is not put into their junk folder and overlooked. 

To find contact information: CSU Phonebook

 

 

Know what my professor’s email is?
  • Most professors will state their email in the syllabus for the course you are in. If you cannot find their email in the syllabus, visit CSU Phonebook and find their name and email address based on the department/school.

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  • Log into your CSU Outlook email and search their name in the search bar at the top of the page.

 

 

Find out who my advisor is?
  • Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Starfish → My Success Network (left panel)

 

 

Reach my professor or advisor after multiple attempts of communication and not receiving an answer?
  • If you have emailed your professor or advisor twice within two weeks and did not receive an answer, forward them your email you already sent them and write the following.

Hello Professor {insert last name} or Name of Advisor,

 

I'm sure you are very busy this semester and you may have missed my first email. Please read the email I sent on {insert date}.

 

I appreciate your time and look forward to hearing back from you.

 

Sincerely,

First and Last Name

CSU ID

 

 

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Holds
Check if I have a hold? 

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Add/Drop → Check Holds

 

 

Know what types of holds I have?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Add/Drop → Check Holds

  • Information on who to contact to get each hold lifted is listed under each hold description.


 

Get an academic hold lifted?
  • In most cases, the student should contact and set up an appointment with the advisor who is associated with the hold on the student’s account. 
    • For example, some student support programs such as TRIO, will place a hold on a students account to prevent them from enrolling in courses without their assistance. In this case, the student should contact their TRIO advisor and set up an appointment to review their course selection. 
  • For more information on different situations visit Registration Holds.

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Other Advising FAQs
Know how many credits are considered full-time?
  • Each student is considered full time at 12 credit hours.

 

 

Know if the amount of credits I am taking will effect my tuition cost?
  • Visit the Tuition and Fees webpage to see how much tuition is based on the amount of credits you are enrolled in.
  • Taking 12-18 credits costs the same.


 
 

 

Know if my credits of over 10 years ago are still acceptable/applicable?

 

Know how many years will it take to complete my degree?
  • Visit the Academic Planning Website and view your major's degree chart. The degree charts show different possibilities for the amount of time it will take to complete your degree based on what math course you began in and if you take any summer courses. 

  • Reviewing your Degree Audit in CampusNet will show you what courses and requirements you have completed and outstanding requirements.

 

 

Know the difference between a University and College Petition?
  • College Petitions are used for College related issues such as, adding or withdrawing a course after the deadline, readmission to the college after suspension or grade disputes.
  • University Petitions are used for any other issue College Petitions do not cover or for University General Education issues.

For more information on Petitions visit: Petition Information

 

 

Get credit for Project Lead the Way (PLTW)?
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) can count as ESC 120 - Intro to Engineering Design. As soon as the high school transcripts showing PLTW credits are submitted and an ESC 120 waiver is completed with a college advisor you can receive credit.

 

 

Know what to do if I plan on leaving the university ?
  • Review this checklist to ensure you completed all the steps needed for taking a semester off.

  • Meet with your advisor if you have any questions.

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Course Selection- How Do I...?

Schedule my classes?
  • Using your Degree Audit in CampusNet and your major’s Degree Chart decide what classes would be best to take. 
    • It is strongly encouraged to set up an appointment with your advisor in Starfish to review your choices and remove any holds if needed before scheduling your classes. Your advisor will help you select the correct courses to ensure you are on track for your degree. 

 

  • Schedule Planner in CampusNet is the most useful tool for setting up your schedule once you have chosen which courses you want to enroll in. For detailed instructions on how to use Schedule Planner, visit Schedule Planner.

 

To enroll:

CampusNet → Student Tab → Add/Drop → Click the magnifying glass next to the semester you wish to enroll

  • Here you are able to enroll in the courses you have selected.

 

 
Find what classes I need to fulfill my major or minor?
  • Your major’s Degree Chart will show you what classes you need to take and the recommended sequence of the courses. The Degree Chart will also show you the necessary prerequisite courses to enroll in each class. 

AND/OR

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Degree Audit

  • The Degree Audit will show all completed and outstanding requirements needed to complete your degree. It is always recommended to meet with your advisor to ensure you are on track for your degree. 

 

 

Know when during the year to schedule my classes?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab →  Add/Drop.

  • When you click on the magnifying glass next to the semester you wish to schedule for, the date when you are able to schedule will show up. 

  • It is best to schedule your classes as soon as you can to ensure enrollment in the courses you need.

 

 

Get help scheduling my classes?
  • You should meet with your advisor for guidance on creating your schedule.  

    • It is best to schedule an appointment with your advisor well before you are able to schedule your classes to ensure your advisor has availability and you can get into the courses you want. 

  • Before meeting with your advisor, you should utilize the schedule planner in CampusNet and create potential schedules for yourself. You can look at your major’s Degree Chart and your degree audit in CampusNet to select the correct courses. 

For help on using the schedule planner: How To - Schedule Planner

 

 

Know how waitlists work?
  • You will be emailed an invitation to join the class, when a seat opens up in the course that you are on the waitlist for. You have 24 hours to enroll before the invitation expires.

  • If you have a hold and can not enroll, email: impt.engr.info@csuohio.edu and write Urgent: Need Hold Lifted and include your CSU ID, name, and reason for lifting hold in your message. If there is no CSU IS, name, and reason, no action can be taken!

 

 

Know if I can register for a course if I’m on a waitlist for the same course at a different time?
  • Yes, you can register for the same course at a different time while you are in a waitlist.

 

 

What courses I can take if I only need 1 more credit to be full-time or to qualify or scholarships?
  • These are some one credit courses that you can enroll in to maintain full-time status or qualify for scholarships.

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Information Services and Technologies - HOW DO I?

CONTACT THE HELP DESK
  • The new IS&T Help Desk is now available 24 hours a day to all students, faculty and staff beginning Fall, 2021. Phone support is available at 216-687-5050 or by dialing 5050 from a campus phone.

  • IS&T also have implemented a new chat feature – which has replaced the help desk email. 

  • In addition to phone support and the new chat feature, students,faculty and staff can open a service request by visiting easy.csuohio.edu.

For more information visit- https://www.csuohio.edu/ist/ist

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CONNECT TO WIRELESS NETWORK SERVICE AT CSU?
  • The University's wireless network provides both an encrypted, secure access to the Internet for students, faculty and staff and an unencrypted access to the Internet for University guests.

  • Students, faculty and staff can connect to the free and secure wireless network by selecting CSUwireless or CSUguest in  their device’s network.

  • Instructions on how to do that are available at - https://www.csuohio.edu/network/wireless

For more information visit- https://www.csuohio.edu/ist/ist

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GET ACCOMMODATIONS FROM CENTER FOR INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND DISTANCE LEARNING (CITDL) AND OFFICE OF DISABILITY(ODS) ?

For more questions regarding services and updates on technology visit- https://www.csuohio.edu/ist/ist

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USE THE MICHAEL SCHWARTZ LIBRARY COMPUTERS?

 

  • The Michael Schwartz Library and the IS&T general computer labs will be open until 8 p.m. Monday–Thursday this semester. Weekend hours will be posted.

  • For more information visit- https://www.csuohio.edu/ist/ist

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Graduate Programs- How Do I...?

Apply for the accelerated Master’s 4+1 program?

 

 

Know when I should apply to the accelerated Master’s 4+1 program? 

 

Find out about graduate programs? 

 

 

Become a McNair Scholar or know if I'm eligible for the program?

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Graduation - How Do I...?

Apply to graduate?

For more information visit: Graduation Information.

 

 

Know when I'm going to graduate?

 

 

Know when to apply for graduation?

For more information visit: Graduation Information.

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Incoming Student Resources- How Do I...?

Know what to do if I did not attend Freshman Orientation?

 

 

Register for Freshman Orientation?

CampusNetApplicant Tab Orientation

 

 

Decide which engineering discipline I want to major in?

For more information regarding each discipline visit: Academic Planning - Majors

 

 

Find where my classes are?

 

 

Find my schedule?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Schedule

 

 

Find the information for each of my classes online or turn in online assignments?

 

 

Navigate Blackboard?

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New To Campus
Find my classes?

 

 

Know where to park?

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International Student Resources- How Do I...?

Know the difference between CPT and OPT?

 

 

Find which letters I need to request/compose?

 

 

Apply to CSU as an International Student?

 

 

Schedule an advising appointment with a Center for Internatiaonl Services and Programs (CISP) advisor?

 

 

Contact the Center for Internatiaonl Services and Programs (CISP)?

 

 

Sign up for Orientation?

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Majors and Minors- How Do I...?

Add a minor to my engineering degree?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Degree Audit → Ask a question

When filling in the ask a question box: 

Department - Registrar's Office

Subject - Other

Question - “I would like to add a minor in _____.Thank you.” 

Next, click which way to contact you is best and click submit. 

Then, you will receive confirmation when the minor is processed and your minor will appear in your degree audit. 

 

 

Find different minors to add to my engineering degree?

 

 

Change my major?

Log into CampusNet → Student Tab → Degree Audit → Ask a question

When filling in the ask a question box: 

Department - Registrar's Office

Subject - Change Your Major

Question - “I would like to change my major to _____.Thank you.” 

Next, click which way to contact you is best and click submit. 

Then, you will receive confirmation when your major change is processed and your new major will appear in your degree audit. 

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Parking and Transportation - How Do I...?

Get a parking pass?
  1. Visit CSU Parking and scroll down to the CSU Login.
  2. Login with your CSU CampusNet credentials.
  3. Select "PERMITS - GET PERMITS" at the top of the screen,
  4. Select the permit and complete transaction requirements.

 

 

Know where to park?

 

 

Know if I can park over night?

 

 

Find parking outside of CSU?

 

 

Find out how to use public transportation to get to CSU?

 

 

Get my bus pass through CSU?

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Paying for College - How Do I...?

Apply for financial aid? (FAFSA)

More information: Roadmap to Financial Aid

 

 

Find out how much financial aid I am eligible for?

 

 

Apply for scholarships?

 

 

Sign up for the payment plan?

CampusNet→ Account Tab → Budget Payment Plan


 

 

Pay my student loans? 

 

 

 

Pay my tuition? 

CampusNet→ Account Tab → Make Payment


 

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Scholarships? - How Do I...?

Apply for scholarships?

 

 

See what scholarships I have received?

CampusNet→ Account Tab → View Account


 
 
Keep my scholarships?

 

 

Know what courses I can take if I only need one more credit to qualify for my scholarship?

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Special Course Permissions and Petitions- How Do I...?

Withdraw from a course after the deadline?

 

 

Add a course after the deadline?

 

 

Waive ESC 120 - Engineering Design?

 

 

Withdraw from a course(s)? 

 

 

Dispute a final grade?

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Student Employment - How Do I...?

Get an internship or co-op? 

 

 

Find a job on campus? 

 

 

Know the difference between an internship and a co-op?

 

 

Find out what work study is?

 

 

Log my time that I am working?

 

 

View my paycheck?

 

 

Get a refund from OPERS?

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Student Organizations- How Do I...?

Get involved in student organizations?

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Find student organizations to be a part of?

 

 

Create an Organization?

Vikes Connect → Register an Organization → Re-register Existing or Register New

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Summer Classes - How Do I...?

Know if I should take summer classes?
  1. They want to graduate sooner.
  2. Some classes did not fit with their schedule during the fall or spring.
  3. They failed a class.
  4. They want to take a difficult class by itself.

 

 

Sign up for summer classes?

CampusNet → Student Tab → Add/Drop → Click the magnifying glass next to the semester you wish to enroll

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Summer Programs - How Do I...?

Sign up for: 

Summer Transition Enrichment Program (STEP)

For more information: STEP 2021Information

 

TRIO

 

OpSTEM

 

LSAMP

 

Engineering Student Success Scholars (ESS Scholars)

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Taking Courses Outside of CSU - How Do I...?

Know if I am eligible to take classes at Cuyahoga Community College or another 2- or 4-year college?

 

 

Get permission to take a course outside of CSU?

 

 

Find what courses I can take outside of CSU?

 

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Transfer Student Resources- How Do I...?

See if my credits will transfer?

For more information about transferring to CSU:  FAQS: TRANSFERRING TO CSU

 

 

See what courses transfer to CSU? 

 

 

Know what other University credits will transfer to CSU?

 

 

Know why my transfer classes are not counting toward my degree?

 

 

Know if my transcript was received?

CampusNet→ Student Tab → Transcript → Display Unofficial Transcript


 

 

Know WHEN to send my transcripts to ensure they show up in CampusNet?

 

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Tutoring- How Do I...?

Sign up to get one-on-one tutoring?
Engineering
 
Mathematics

 

English/Writing

 

General Education 

 

Sign up for a course with a STEM Peer Teacher (SPT)?

 

Sign up for a course with Engineering Peer Teacher (EPT)?

For more information on what courses have EPT sessions visit: Engineering Peer Teacher (EPT) Program

 

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