Students: Remote-Learning Resources

Student Essentials for Remote Learning

Beginning April 6, students will have access to on online tutorial about remote learning in Canvas which will need to be completed prior to the first day of classes on April 13. This is a multi-day, multi-hour tutorial and will provide students with instruction for learning and succeeding in a remote environment. Once students have completed the course, they will earn a “Remote Learning Ready” badge. Professors may require this badge to be submitted as an assignment.

Canvas learning management system

CIS HelpDesk

  • Phone and email support is available Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Extended phone and email service available Monday–Thursday, 5–9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 
  • Contact CIS at 206-281-2982 or

Tips and Troubleshooting for students

Find tips for optimizing the remote learning experience and troubleshooting tips you can take to resolve common technical issues.

CIS Technology blog

Updated weekly, the CIS Technology blog is for students, faculty, and staff. You will find updates on how to can get technical help from the CIS Help Desk throughout the quarter, where and how you can access software that is normally available in on-campus labs, and more. 

Updated Spring Quarter 2020 schedule

Review the updated Spring Quarter 2020 Academic Calendar for the latest on dates and schedules.