CIF Frequently Asked Questions
Online and Extended Studies

Frequently Asked Questions about Residency (FAQs)


Q: Do I need to bring my laptop?

A: Yes. There are assignments during the residency that you'll be required to complete. Your laptop must have Microsoft Word installed. Please also bring your laptop power cord and an ethernet cable.

Q: Microsoft or Mac?

A: Microsoft Windows is recommended, but not required. You can use Mac OS for your coursework; Firefox for Mac is recommended as a browser.

Q: I cannot see my course in ENGAGE, why?

A: Chances are you have a past-due balance from previous courses, or you have not completed and/or sent Utica College notification of your financial aid award (including loan counseling and the MPN). If you completed all of these steps, please call Student Financial Services (SFS) with any questions about your financial account. See below for your SFS Counselor’s contact information.


School of Health Professions & Education
Mr. Kyle Dempster
Phone: (315) 792-3400

Mr. Adam Goodhines
Phone: (315) 223-2452

School of Business & Justice Studies
Ms. Sandra Shepardson
Phone: (315) 223-2424

Ms. Wendy Stevens
Phone: (315) 792-3213 


Q: Is printing available at the residency?

A: Per request basis.

Q: I have already attended one residency. Do I need to attend another? 

A: At least one residency is required per specialization. Contact your Success Coach to discuss your remaining schedule for the program if you are unsure.  


Q: Am I responsible for paying for travel expenses such as flight, hotel, and car rental?

A: Yes, travel expenses are the responsibility of the student.

Q: What is the recommended airport and hotel? Will there be discounted hotel rooms reserved?

A: See the "Location, Directions, Lodging and Travel" tab on the residency website.

Q: Will meals be provided?

A: Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided each day of the residency. Dinner will not be provided each day. 

Note: There is a complementary social hour and dinner the first night of residency. See "Schedule of Events" on residency website for more information.

Q: How do I register for the residency?

A: You must register for your Spring 2018 CYB 605 & 610 classes along with the co-requisite Residency course, CYB 995. There is a $500 fee for the residency course, CYB 995.

Note: You may be able to use financial aid to pay for the residency course, CYB 995. Speak with the Student Financial Services (SFS) office for more information.

Q: What time does the residency begin and end each day? 

A: See the "Schedule of Events" tab on the residency website for the exact start and end times each day of the residency.

Q: What is the dress code for the residency?

A: Business casual

Q: What do I need to do to prepare for the residency?

A: Register for the residency (CYB 995) and your Spring 2018 classes. Make your travel arrangements. You must bring a laptop to the residency. Bring business cards for networking if possible, but not required. Continue to check your UC student email for updates.


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