Contact

Office of Online & Extended Studies
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

(315) 792-3001
(315) 792-3002 (Fax)

New Student First Steps

STEP ONE

ACTIVATE YOUR UTICA COLLEGE ACCOUNT. THIS ACCOUNT WILL BE USED TO ACCESS BANNERWEB, UC EMAIL, YOUR LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ANGEL, Moodle or Engage), AND OTHER UC WEB APPLICATIONS.



Go to this website to retrieve your username and create your password: password.utica.edu


STEP TWO


CREATE YOUR STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES PASSWORD  

Please click here for more information

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STEP THREE


CHECK YOUR UC EMAIL ACCOUNT

  • Your UC email address is: Your BannerWeb user ID@utica.edu
  • Your eMail password is:  The one you just created
  • Log-In Here
Your password will expire automatically every 120 days. Beginning 14 days before expiration you will receive daily reminders that you need to reset your password. Please contact the Help Desk for assistance: 1-866-264-1537 


STEP FOUR

REGISTER FOR COURSES

Use this step-by-step guide.

Please use your study plan as a reference. You can also contact your academic advisor or success coach. When in doubt, call our office to find out which courses to register for: (315) 792-3001. 


STEP FIVE


PAY FOR COURSES


If you are not using financial aid to pay for your education, Utica College offers an easy, secure, and convenient way to pay for your tuition and fees online. You will need to log into Banner Web in order to access the payment portal. Please read this step-by-step instructional guide on where to find the payment portal on Banner Web.

If you are using financial aid, please contact your Student Financial Services counselor to make sure your aid is in-place and ready to go! 

Last Name A-Le
Ms. Caryn Snitchler
cesnitch@utica.edu 
(315) 792-3213

Last Name Li-Z
Ms. Anne Patterson
ampatter@utica.edu
(315) 792-4400 

ASDN
Mr. Kyle Dempster
kjdempst@utica.edu
(315) 792-3179


STEP SIX


ORDER BOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS


There are multiple ways to order books for your online courses:
  1. Use an alternate online textbook source.
FINDING ISBN NUMBERS

Use this step-by-step guide to find specific ISBN numbers for your courses. If the courses are not yet available online, please contact your academic advisor or success coach.

PAYING FOR YOUR BOOKS

Need help paying for your books? If you have financial aid, you may be able to use a Book Line of Credit (BLOC).  Simply fill out this form. Remember, you will need to fill out this form each semester in order to receive the BLOC. 

Please direct any questions about the book voucher to:
Last Name A-Le
Ms. Caryn Snitchler
cesnitch@utica.edu 
(315) 792-3213

Last Name Li-Z
Ms. Anne Patterson
ampatter@utica.edu
(315) 792-4400 

ASDN
Mr. Kyle Dempster
kjdempst@utica.edu
(315) 792-3179



STEP SEVEN


PREPARE FOR RESIDENCY OR ORIENTATION


(If applicable to your program)

Download the Residency Experience Brochure
Go to the residency website to find out more about your program
 


STEP EIGHT


LOG IN TO YOUR ONLINE COURSEROOM



Angel

 Click on the icon above to login to ANGEL
 
PLEASE NOTE: You will not be able login to ANGEL until have successfully registered for your first course. Typically within 1 hour you will be able to login to ANGEL using the same usename and password of the account you activated (step one above) for BannerWeb. If you do not see your course in Angel, chances are you have a payment discrepancy. Please login to the payment portal on BannerWeb (step five above) to locate and resolve this discrepancy.

Once in your ANGEL account, you will see your courses as well as the “Student Resource Center” which includes helpful information about navigating through ANGEL. You also have access to a Student Quick Start guide, which is located in “Public Information”.

You will not be able to access your course until 1 business day prior to your start date.
 


STEP NINE

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STUDENTS WITH DOCUMENTED LEARNING DISABILITIES


If you believe that you will be requesting accommodations due to a disability, please be advised that the supports and services you may have received previously do not automatically carryover to this new college environment. You must provide us with current records to document your disability so that we can make a determination of your eligibility for accommodations, and the type of accommodations that would be appropriate at Utica College.

Please contact the Learning Services Office directly. We will provide you with the pertinent Utica College Documentation Guidelines, which will explain our documentation requirements. Our contact information is:

Kateri Henkel, Director of Learning Services
Telephone: (315) 792-3032
Email: khenkel@utica.edu

ONLINE TUTORING

 
Utica College has a wonderful tutoring service called SMARTHINKING for its online student population. If you need help with your courses, you can find the link to SMARTHINKING in the Important Logins page.