Remote Learning Resources

Due to the continued threat of COVID-19, remote learning has been extended through the remainder of the spring semester. Faculty and staff will continue to offer a wide array of academic resources to students through remote platforms to assist in their studies. Please find below a list of helpful links, scheduling information, remote library hours and changes to the academic calendar. If you have questions not covered in the information below, please email Laura Sykes, academic vice president & dean of faculty at laura.sykes@colby-sawyer.edu.

Helpful Resources

Faculty will use Moodle and Zoom platforms for online learning. Here are few features that might be helpful resources:

Some internet service providers have increased WiFi and internet resources to help with online work:

Available Online Learning Support Services

Student Learning Collaborative

The Student Learning Collaborative is running a full online tutoring schedule, as both peer and professional tutors are prepared to provide online meetings. Students will need an internet connection and a device with video and audio to participate.

To book and attend online appointments, go to:

  • Moodle (login required)
  • SLC’s library webpage
  • Students in courses with an assigned Group Learning Instructor (GLI) should be on the lookout for an email from a GLI regarding sessions hosted through Zoom. Please email learning@colby-sawyer.edu with questions.

Need help booking an appointment? Click here for detailed instructions on how book appointments with the Student Learning Collaborative and/or Access Resources.

Access Resources

The Access Resources team has sent emails to students who have Letters of Accommodations with instructions for accessing online meetings with learning specialists and the accommodated test process. Please email accessresources@colby-sawyer.edu with questions.

Cleveland Library resources

The Cleveland Library will continue to offer remote research/reference assistance during normal business hours. Students are encouraged to visit library.colby-sawyer.edu/Contact_Librarian to contact the librarian on duty with their request. Normal business hours are as follows: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to midnight; Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to midnight. Visit the library’s homepage to learn more about other resources that are available to you.

Changes to the Academic Calendar and Policies

  • Summer and Fall registration are postponed until April 13. Students will have the opportunity to connect with their academic advisors online to discuss their course choices. Advisors will be in touch with students with more information.
  • The deadline to withdraw from courses has been extended until April 13. Students should confer with their advisors about this option.
  • Colby-Sawyer is relaxing the pass/no credit policy for spring semester so that students have the option to choose the pass/no credit option, OR letter grades for their courses, EXCEPT for those courses for which a minimum letter grade is required. Students should check the college catalog for a list of those courses by major and confer with their advisor before making this choice. Students can indicate their preference to be graded on a pass/no credit basis by filling out the Academic Permission form located on the MyRegistrar site by April 28.

Please continue to check the COVID-19 site for the most up to date information and updates.