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7/11/22 Student Update

7/11/2022 Academic Affairs Weekly Student Update     


Hello Cambridge College Students:


This is the time of the term when many of you will start to have major assignments coming up. If you are struggling with your courses or a particular assignment, keep in mind that our Academic Success Center offers free live tutoring (on Zoom) to any student who needs help with coursework, assignments, research papers, and the like. Our professional tutors have expertise in writing, math, statistics, accounting, technology, and MTEL support. To make an appointment with a tutor, log into Starfish and click on Academic Success Center on your home screen. For more detailed instructions, see the information on the Tutorials Page on MyCC or click here>>.


This week we are excited to share the following announcements:


APA Bootcamp

Tuesday, July 12, 7:00-8:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Cambridge College Librarian, Jeff Cronin, will provide an introduction to American Psychological Association (APA) 7th edition citation style. He will discuss how to format the most used sources for papers, the basics of in-text citations, and resources you can use to help with APA.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you need additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at


Canvas Training Course

If you need Canvas training, consider the self-guided Canvas training course. All students are automatically enrolled in the CST100: Canvas Student Training course. When you log into MyCC, go to the gray area left menu bar (Quick Links) where you will find a link to “Canvas.”  Click on that link for Canvas access. If you haven’t already accepted it, the top of the screen may display a message informing you of your enrollment in the CST100 Canvas Student Training. Click on “Accept” and you are ready to begin the course starting at the “Home” page. This Canvas course is self-guided, not timed, and contains the same material covered in the live monthly scheduled Zoom sessions.  


English Conversation Group 

Our English Conversation Group is designed to help English language learners practice conversational skills in a safe and structured environment. English Conversation Groups meet virtually via Zoom every Monday and Thursday (except federal holidays). There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

Every Monday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. English Conversation Group with Santia Lindor. If you are interested, please register here>>.

Every Thursday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. English Conversation Group with Charlie DiSilva. If you are interested, please register here>>.


Sitters for Scholars

Sitters For Scholars is a first-of-its-kind non-profit organization. They offer free and low-cost evening babysitting services to low-income parents attending college in the Greater Boston area. For more information read their flyer here>>.


Good luck with your classes! Do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need support. 


Tracy McLaughlin and your Student Success Team 



Tracy McLaughlin, Ph.D.  

Associate Provost 

Cambridge College 



Cambridge College is committed to ensuring that its events, services, and facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, under requirements from the ADA of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. If you need accommodations to help you access our events, services, or facilities, please contact the Office of Disability Support at or 617-873-0614.

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