iSchool Open Classes Student Checklist – Spring 2019

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iSchool Open Classes Students Checklist
Preparing for iSchool Open Classes
Access to one.SJSU and fees
When added to the class by the Registrar you will receive a message from that office with instructions on how to access one.SJSU. As a first time user, you must Set Your Password before you can log in. Your SJSUOne account is automatically created and removed based on MySJSU records. Fees are $474 a unit. You will have 21 days from the date of registration (Fall or Spring), or 15 days (Summer) to pay your fees. Locate payment deadlines in the "Finances" section of your MySJSU Student Center Web page. Pay your fees on time or your classes will be automatically dropped. Visit the Bursar's site to learn about methods of payment.
Update your home computing environment to meet the standards required by the school. Review technology literacy requirements.
Obtain your textbooks. About six weeks before classes begin, you will be able to find out what textbooks (if any) are required for your classes. Make sure you have budgeted for the purchase of required textbooks for the classes you are choosing.

If you need course adaptations or accommodations because of a disability, register with the Accessible Education Center (AEC) as soon as possible. The AEC will communicate with your instructor(s) at the start of the semester. See iSchool Accessibility Policy for more information.

Beginning of the Semester
Canvas is our School's Learning Management System. You can access Canvas from the menu at the top of the School's webpage. You will be sent login information for Canvas by email from the iSchool. Once you log in to Canvas you will see tools for learning to use Canvas. If you log in before the first day, you will not be able to see your class. You will automatically be joined to the Canvas site, "Self Paced Technology Preparation Course," which contains four self-paced modules covering Canvas basics, technology skills, the Zoom* web-conferencing tool and tutorials from the SJSU King library. (*Your course syllabus will note if your class will meet in the Zoom web conferencing platform).
As an Open University student, you will need to contact the iSchool if you need to drop a class. Contact Sheila Gurtu immediately if you need to drop. You will receive a 100% refund, only if you drop before the first day of classes. You will not be able to drop the course through MySJSU.

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