Student Checklist

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Before Classes Start

  • Visit your instructor's homepage. Please note that not all instructors have a homepage.
  • Contact your instructor before the class begins with any questions you have about the syllabus, textbook or other course requirements.
  • Order any required books and materials from the Clemson University Bookstore or your department.
  • Review the Computing Services Orientation.
  • Review any instructions from the department and/or instructor.
  • Make sure you can login to MyCLE and Webmail or Gmail. All communications for your class will be sent to your Clemson University e-mail.
  • Login and familiarize yourself with the online components of your course.

First Week of Courses

  • Attend your class orientation.
  • Login to your class.
  • Review the Student Resources page.

During the Course

  • Log into your class several times a week.
  • Review Announcements.
  • Read guidelines for assignments.
  • Review or print lectures or articles.
  • See if there are any quizzes or tests that need to be completed.
  • Contribute to mandatory or optional class discussions.
  • Respond to classmates questions.
  • Ask the instructor for clarification.
  • Check e-mail and respond to messages.
  • Schedule time to complete readings, other assignments, and take quizzes and/or exams.
  • Submit assignments (via e-mail, assignments desk, forums, or digital dropbox).
  • E-mail instructor with any questions or problems.

End of the Course

  • Complete final exams/quizzes.
  • Complete any outstanding projects.
  • Download or print any materials you might wish to review later.
  • Check grades if available.
  • Complete the Student Assessment of Instructor.  Access this survey, through the courses tab in Blackboard.  There is an orange button for the Student Assessment of Instructors.