Don’t Miss Your Caiman Clues — Your Hostos Helping Hand to Success 

WEEK 1

Welcome to the Spring 2023 semester at Hostos! As you get into the swing of things, make sure to utilize all the resources available to you — like the Caiman Clues, your helping hand to success!  
                          
Here are the Caiman Clues: 

  • Class Registration and Change of Program – Classes began today, January 25. Late registration will result in a fee of $25 and any changes made to your class schedule will result in an $18 fee.  
  • Student Technology Workshops – The Educational Technology Office offers technology workshops. You can check out the weekly calendar and register here. Additionally, the “Are You Ready?” Virtual class takes 30 minutes to complete, and the Microsoft Office self-paced online trainings are on Blackboard. Each app offers information, videos, and quizzes that need to be completed to see additional topics. Enroll in the Student Technology Trainings course, then follow the directions provided.  
  • Hostos Café Reopening – The Hostos Café will once again be open for our community to enjoy meals together on campus. The café hours will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning Thursday, January 26.  
  • Club Registration for Spring 2023 – Registration for Hostos Clubs and Activities begins Wednesday, Jan 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., online. To request a form to certify your club, contact Jerry Rosa, Director of Student Activities, at jrosa@hostos.cuny.edu.  

Keep track of the academic calendar here. You will find a lot of important upcoming deadlines for the spring 2023 semester.  
 
Don’t forget to check back in for next week’s Caiman Clues.


PRE WEEK

The Caiman Clues team hopes you’ve had a reinvigorating winter break! We are excited to welcome you to a new semester here at Hostos Community College. Every Wednesday, Caiman Clues will send out tips, updates, and reminders to help you navigate the College experience and become aware of all the resources available to you to help you have a strong semester. 
                          
Here are the Caiman Clues: 
  • Get the Dates – The Spring 2023 semester begins on January 25. Check out the semester's academic calendar and make note of registration deadlines, term tuition adjustments grades/rates, and CUNY’s holiday schedule. 
  • Campus Health & Wellness – COVID-19 Vaccination Verification and MMR Compliance deadline was January 16. Make sure to upload documentation to CUNYfirst. Also, review CUNYfirst to confirm your class enrollment. 
  • Degreeworks and Succeed@Hostos – Join a hands-on workshop to improve your familiarity and knowledge of Degreeworks and Succeed@Hostos. You’ll learn to track your program of study and stay connected with advisors and faculty. College advisors will show you how to find and select courses, look at your grades and financial aid package, and so much more. The next event is on January 18 at 5 p.m. Register here. 
  • Paying for College – Get pointers on paying for college, including information on scholarships and loans. Join us for financial aid workshops on Thursday January 19 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Register here for the 1p.m. session. Register here for the 5 p.m. session. 
Don’t forget to check back in for next week’s Caiman Clues.
 
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