Are you ready for fall quarter?

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Are you ready for the new school year?

Fall quarter is a couple weeks away and begins on Wednesday September 5th 2012.

Here is a checklist that you can follow to make sure you’re ready for your SNL Online classes:

Do you know about the Desire2Learn System?
Desire2Learn is the system used by the University for Online Courses. For information on how to use Desire2Learn, please refer to the Quick Guides available at http://www.itd.depaul.edu/website/students/trainingmaterials.asp. Click on Desire2Learn link to access the Quick Guides. You can also sign up for training by clicking on the “training” tabs on the left hand navigation bar.

Is this your first time taking an online  course?
If you have not taken an online class at SNL before, please click here for information that will help you prepare for your first online course.

Have You Ordered Your Textbooks?
You can order your books at http://www.mbsdirect.net. Visit http://snlonline.depaul.edu/multimedia/howtobuybooks/howtobuybooks.html for an interactive tutorial on how to order your books on MBS Direct.
Please note: Books for SNL online courses are not available at the on-campus bookstore at DePaul.

Need to check out your Course Syllabus?
Your course syllabus is available within your course or you can download it from   http://www.snlonline.depaul.edu/Current/registration.asp.

Do you have a copy of the SNL Online Handbook?
The SNL Online handbook contains helpful information and links to University resources. You can download it at http://www.snlonline.depaul.edu/SNLOnlineHandbook.pdf

Is Your Computer System Up to Date?
Consistent access to a computer with an Internet connection and an email account is a requirement for all online courses. Please see http://snlonline.depaul.edu/TechRequirements for technical requirements your computer systems must meet throughout the course.

Need Technical Support?
If you need assistance using Desire2Learn, Campus Connect, or if you have a technical question regarding your course, you can reach DePaul’s Technology Support Center (TSC) at 312-362-8765. TSC’s hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 4pm and Sunday, Noon to 4pm.

Is Your Email Address Up To Date?
You will be receiving important information via email at your “Preferred” email address listed on Campus Connect. If your email address has recently changed, you must update your email address under the “Home” and “Preferred” fields on Campus Connect. Log into Campus Connect at https://campusconnect.depaul.edu/, Go to ‘Demographic Portfolio’ and update your email address.

Wishing you the best for the fall term! Hope it is a wonderful one!

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