A great opportunity to help out new transfer students! Transfer
initial contact with your transfer buddies prior to the start of the semester
via email. (You can provide your cell phone number, Facebook name or
whatever other information you choose. Your buddies will only be provided
your cortland.edu email address.)
Transfer Buddy Training, the Transfer Takeoff, and provide class finding tours
in August and January.
out to your buddies at least six times during the semester. Send two
emails a month to update your buddies on dates and deadlines, tips, upcoming
events, advisement and class registration.
Transfer Connect events and make sure that your buddies are aware if you will
be attending. Some events include the
Transfer Takeoff and the Welcome BBQ.
your Cortland email daily.
to the Transfer Student blog.
If you are a
buddy, make sure to respond within 24 hours
1)Scheduling the appointment and getting prepared. You should take responsibility to
schedule an appointment with your advisor and review all relevant information
prior to your appointment. Be sure to
contact your advisor to find out how to schedule an appointment.It’s a good idea to prepare for your meeting
with your advisor by creating a rough draft of your schedule, looking for
conflicts, prerequisites, etc.
a schedule from
required courses using information from the Course Schedule.From the SUNY Cortland homepage, click on
Academics and find the Course Schedule link on the left.The Course Schedule will provide the
information you need; it has the most current information on course
3)Determine your Time-Ticket. Your Time-Ticket
is the time you are granted access to online registration.You can find your Time-Ticket by checking
your registration status on myRedDragon.
your Registration PIN. You will
receive your registration PIN from your advisor.You must have this PIN in order to
register.Please note that this number
is different than your myRedDragon password and it will change each semester.Graduate students do not need a registration PIN.
with your Advisor to build an appropriate schedule. Elements of a good schedule include:
·Courses that meet GE, major, or other college
a full-time student you should have a minimum of 12 credits; if you wish to
take more than 18 credits you must first receive approval from your Associate
·Balance: type of course (variety of academic
subject), day of the week (variety of days), time of day (variety of times to
meet your needs)
care of any holds. You can
determine if you have any holds by checking My Holds on myRedDragon.You must clear up your hold with the
appropriate office before you will be able to register.
7) Register! Log on to myRedDragon when your Time-Ticket
becomes active.Select Register or
Drop & Add Courses.Enter the registration
PIN that you received from your advisor. Please see your advisor if you have lost your
8)Enter the CRN(course
reference number) for each of your course selections. The CRN can be found through a class search as
you register online.Select Submit
Courses. Courses you successfully
registered for and any errors that prevent a successful registration will then be
your Schedule.Now that you are
registered, return to the menu, and select My Schedule to view and print your
schedule. You may also choose a grid or list
format for your schedule by using those links on myRedDragon.
10) Review your printed schedule to check for accuracy.Once registered, you may adjust your schedule
on line or during Drop/Add (the first five days of the new semester).Check your schedule again just before classes
begin – times or room numbers may have changed!
It's half way through the semester already! How are things going? Do you have a class that you are concerned about and are considering withdrawing from? Are you worried about your GPA?
Mid semester estimates are now being posted by faculty on myRedDragon. You will not receive a paper copy of your midterm grades in the mail. You are responsible for logging into myRedDragon to check your grades.
Mid semester estimates can be found under the Registrar channel on the left hand side of your student tab. When you check your mid semester estimates you will see on of three letters indicating your performance: "S" = Satisfactory "U" = Unsatisfactory "F" = Failing
If you see an "NR" that means that your instructor didn't submit a grade in time to meet the deadline. Make sure to ask your professor if this happens.
If you have received an unsatisfactory grade and are concerned about it, make an appointment to see your professor or seek help through ASAP.