The stART program has officially opened!!  Students should have received an email with instructions on how to log into stART. 

Here are some upcoming dates!

Summer StART Presentations

6/7 Welcome to StART!! 7:00 pm (Students and Families)

Andrea has been at CIA for 2 years as a Graduate Student and now as our Associate Director of Student Life and Campus Engagement. She not only works to help students bring great programming to campus, she is in charge of StART, and oversees Orientation. She is a great mentor for many students on campus.  Andrea is hosting our first webinar of the summer for students and parents all about stART! She will introduce students to how to use myCIA and Canvas.

Zoom link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

6/14  Overview of Academic Services 7:00 pm (Students)

Dr. Elisaida Mendez, Director of Academic Services joins the stART team to talk about course evaluation sheets and resources that are available to students to assist in their success at CIA. Topics include disability services, accommodations, study skill development, working with your advisor, and how scheduling for classes happen. 

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224 

 

6/21  Understanding your Bill and Financial AidLinks to an external site. 7:00 pm (Families)

This informational session will go over financial aid and your student account. Topics will include the different types of financial aid, sources of aid, the cost of attendance, your FAFSA, how to generate and read a statement, and how to make a payment. This session is hosted by Caprice Odom (Office of Financial Aid) and Jason Price (Office of Student Accounts).

Zoom link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224 

 

6/28 Housing Q&A 7:00 pm (Students and Families)

Dr. Matthew Smith, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs joins first years and their families to answer any and all questions about living on campus. Topics Dr. Smith will talk about include roommates, what to bring and what NOT to bring, health and safety checks, and the roles RA's play in the hall and in students' lives. 

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

7/5 Roommate Mixer 7:00 pm (Students)

It's almost time for Student Life and Housing to match roommates! If you are interested in meeting other students, stop into the mixer to meet and greet other incoming students....and maybe even find some roommates!

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

7/12 Gund Library 7:00 pm (Students)

The Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library's primary mission is to serve current students and employees at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Learn about all the services the CIA Library has to offer, from accessing library resources to research support or even books for some light reading, the library has it all!

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

7/19 Career Services and Work-Study 7:00 pm (Students and Families)

Director of Career Services, Lauren Conway discusses resumes, internships, careers, and how Career Services is not just for seniors. Additionally, she will discuss work-study and how students look for and secure work-study jobs.

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

7/26 Summer Reading Update 7:00 pm (Students)

Professor Zach Savich will join us to talk about your summer reading and discuss what students study through liberal arts. Topics include writing, research, and art history.

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

8/9 Critique and Foundation Year 7:00 pm (Students)

Join foundation faculty who will talk about critique, foundation year, and the kinds of things students will work on through their first year.

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224

 

8/16 It’s back!!! Orientation Leader BINGO! 7:00 pm (Students)

It's BAAAAACCCK!  By popular demand, the annual online OL BINGO has been a staple for stART. Join our OLs for an evening of fun and win some prizes!

Zoom Link: https://cia-edu.zoom.us/j/82739150224