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While we work together to navigate this rapidly changing environment, all of our Academic Support Service offices remain staffed during normal business hours. While we ask that you not visit these offices in person at this time, you may contact them via email or phone and for some can set up a virtual appointment. Appointments with many of the offices can be made using the appointment scheduling links on the myCurry portal under 'Academic Support'. Below is additional information on each area:

  • The  Office of Advising & Academic Success is available to assist with any questions that you may have related to advising or progress in your classes. Advising questions can be emailed to  academicadvising@curry.edu or call 617-333-2194. Concerns about academic alerts or academic progress can be sent to  academicsuccess@curry.edu or call 617-333-2279.

  • Students who receive academic accommodations through  The Office of Disability Services are still entitled to these accommodations regardless of the mode of delivery of the class. If you have questions or concerns about your accommodations, please email  disabilityservices@curry.edu or call 617-333-2385.

  • PAL Faculty and Staff remain available to work with students in the PAL program. Students enrolled in PAL should contact their PAL Faculty Member to access their services. Questions about accommodations and PAL class should be directed to your PAL faculty member; general questions can be emailed to  pal@curry.edu or call 617-333-2250.

  • The Writing Center will move to telephone and online appointments at this time. Please continue to sign up for appointments through the 'Writing/Math Center' icon on the myCurry portal (located in the Quick Launch menu).

  • For any other  subject area tutoring, all students have access to TutorMe -Instant Online Tutoring through any course in Blackboard. From your Blackboard course, click on 'Tools' and then choose the 'TutorMe' icon on the right-hand side and follow the prompts. Please refer to this guide sheet for more specific instructions on how to access the service.

  • Online  Library databases and resources are available for your use. You can access these through the 'Library' tab on the portal or through the  Library webpage. Information on how to connect with a librarian is also available on the Library webpage.

  • Although online help may be limited, students with assignments requiring specific assistance from the  Speaking Center can email  speakingcenter@curry.edu to see what assistance may be available while classes are online.

  • The Center for Career Development staff are available to assist you with resume review, mock interviews, and other items related to choosing a major, internships, and job searches. Questions can be sent to  careerdevelopment@curry.edu or you can call 617-333-2195.

  • Continuing and Graduate Studies staff are available to support adult learners taking spring finals and enrolling in summer 2020 courses. Contact Us

Remote Learning - Technology Resources for Students

Curry College ITS is available to support students with password resets and other questions related to accessing Curry College technology. Beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020, the ITS staff are available Sunday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday & Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (all hours are Eastern Standard Time). Hours may be adjusted due to call volume. Any changes to these hours will be communicated to your Curry student email address. To access technical support, you may either email support@curry.edu or call 617-333-2911. Please be patient as we anticipate an increased volume of calls and emails over the next several days. Information about specific technical resources is below:

Canvas: Canvas is the learning management system of Curry College. You can access Canvas through the link located on the homepage of the myCurry Portal.

Microsoft Office: Curry College students are able to download the Microsoft Office suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Microsoft Teams) on their personal devices with the use of their Curry College student email address.

Communication Tools: Individual faculty members may choose to communicate with students through a variety of different means. Examples of some of the communication tools include Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, Microsoft Teams, or Zoom. Apps for each of these tools are available for download and accessible from computers, tablets, and mobile devices. Click these links if you need to download these apps: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, Microsoft Teams, or Zoom. Participant training resources for each of these tools are available: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.

eBooks: Follett, our College bookstore, is offering all Curry students access to seven (7) eBooks at no charge with your @students.curry.edu email address. Access the Curry College Bookstore website to take advantage of this resource.

Other Useful Tools:

  • Hybrid/Online Readiness: All students have been added to the course COVID-19 Course Continuity - STUDENTS on Blackboard. For students that have not recently been enrolled in a Hybrid or Online course, it is highly recommended that you review this brief course. This course simulates many of the technical functions and features of Blackboard that you may experience. Find this course in your course listing on Blackboard.

  • Office Lens: Office Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive. Office Lens is like having a scanner in your pocket. Like magic, it will digitize notes from whiteboards or blackboards. Always find important documents or business cards. Sketch your ideas and snap a picture for later. Download

  • Adobe Creative Cloud: The College has provisioned access to Adobe Creative Cloud for students in courses that utilize this software for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. In order to access Adobe Creative Cloud, go to adobe.com, click sign in, click Continue with Google, enter your Curry e-mail address credentials ( username@students.curry.edu), under Your Services click “Open.” Once signed in, you will have student access to download Adobe Creative Cloud software ( https://creativecloud.adobe.com).

  • Assistive Technology Tools:
    The Program for the Advancement of Learning has made information about assistive and instructional technology resources available to all Curry students. Assistive Technology App Wheel; Educational Tools and Apps
    • All Curry College students have access to Read & Write, a text to speech app. Download Read & Write. Once on this page you need to scroll down to click “Choose Your Platform.” Once you click on the platform you can click the Install link. Video Information about Read & Write.
    • Students enrolled in PAL or registered with Disability Services who are using NoteTaking Express for notetaking assistance can still utilize this with their online classes in the same way they did so in the face to face sessions.
    • Kurzweil is also available to those in PAL or Disability Services through a Google Chrome Extension. You will need a username and password, please contact ATCenterPAL@curry.edu if you do not already have one.

Information about additional remote learning technology resources will continue to be updated on this page, on the COVID-19 Student Portal page, and in the Blackboard COVID-19 Course Continuity – STUDENTS course as they become available.