You don't have to study alone if you're off campus. Just invite fellow students and set up a regular study time!
Use one of the video conferencing resources listed below to meet with other students in a virtual study room.
Did you know you can schedule your own group study sessions using your Blackboard course? Here's how to set it up!
Creating a Bb study group
Don't forget to inform your classmates that the group is created!
Joining a Bb study group
For Blackboard help, see the CTLET and IT guides to using Blackboard located here: york.cuny.edu/ctlet/for-students/bbstudent-main-page
Zoom is now available to all York faculty, staff, and students, and it's easy to use Zoom to set up online study sessions. You can make one study group session, or many recurring meetings for your group. You will need to have an active CUNYfirst login to use the full version of Zoom.
Go to https://cuny.zoom.us/
Click Sign In, and you will be prompted to use your CUNY login.
Once you are logged in you will be taken to your profile page, which you can update if you like.
You can Schedule a meeting, Join a meeting, and Host a meeting from your Profile page.
If this is your first time using your CUNY Zoom account, there are helpful video tutorials here: Zoom video tutorials
You can also download the Zoom client, mobile app, or web browser extension if you prefer a particular interface.
If you have any trouble with Zoom, try the York College Zoom Support page or contact the IT help desk:
Google Meet lets you schedule video meetings, hold impromptu video meetings, and create recurring meeting sessions. Anyone with a Google Account can create a video meeting, invite up to 100 participants, and meet for up to 60 minutes per meeting for free. All participants will need to be signed into a Google Account to join. You can create a Google Account with a work or personal email address.
Learn more about using Google Meet at the Google Workspace Learning Center. In under less 10 minutes, you can learn how to start a meeting from any device.
Meeting links remain active until the meeting has ended. Meeting links for recurring meetings will stay active for as long as the event repeats.
Never participated in an online study group before? Here are some tips to help you be successful!
Here is some other advice we've found that may help everyone be more productive: