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9/12/22 Student Update

9/12/2022 Academic Affairs Weekly Student Update     


Hello Cambridge College Students:


We hope you are doing well and settling into the fall term. If you have not yet registered, consider registering for classes that start later in the term. Reach out to your advisor or success coach to learn what classes are still available that fit into your program.


Please note that the last day to add/drop Cambridge College Full Semester classes is Tuesday, September 13.


Health Insurance Waivers

VERY IMPORTANT: If you have health insurance and are taking classes in Massachusetts, you will need to complete the health insurance waiver, so you are not charged for health insurance that you do not need. You must do this by September 30, 2022. For more information, visit this page>>.


African American Scholarship Award

If you are taking courses in African American History, Organizational Leadership, Sociology, Ethics, Human Resources, Philosophy, Communication, Public Health, or a related field, you are encouraged to apply for a $500 scholarship. Please click here>> for more information.


This fall we will continue to offer weekly workshops and webinars. Please come join us!


Job Search Effectiveness

Tuesday, September 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Students will learn about traditional and non-traditional job searches and so much more! We can help you kick start your job search, talk to you about networking, or addressany other job search-related questions you might have. Even if you are not looking for a job, you are encouraged to attend to learn how to prepare for the future. This is a workshop you will not want to miss!


Canvas LMS Live Training

Tuesday, September 13, 4:00-5:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

If you are new to Canvas, please consider registering for this training session for the Canvas Learning Management System.


Canvas Training Course

If you need Canvas training, you can also take 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. If you’d like to learn more about Canvas, you can access a video providing an overview here >>.  


APA Bootcamp

Tuesday, September 13, 7:00-8:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Cambridge College Librarian Jeff Cronin covers the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th edition citation style. We will begin by covering APA basics including how to format the most used sources for papers and the basics of in-text citations. We will conclude by covering resources you can use to help with APA. There will also be an opportunity for questions. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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>>.


Good luck with your coursework this term! Do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. Remember that Cambridge College has many resources available to help you succeed.


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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