Spring 2021 Admits

Please thoroughly read the information below and follow the steps so you can begin your undergraduate studies on the right foot! 

Email StudentServices@cdrewu.edu for assistance in any of the following steps.

STEP 1: ACTIVATE YOUR CDU PORTAL ACCOUNT

The following instructions will allow you to activate your CDU Student Portal account for access to campus networks, systems, and resources.

Click here to view the New Student Account Activation Instructions

FOR RETURNING STUDENTS – If you are a returning student (at one point have been an enrolled student at CDU in the past/Alumni), please use the following Password Reset Instructions to regain access to your CDU student account. Do NOT use the New Student Account Activation Instructions above.

STEP 2: ACTIVATE YOUR CDU EMAIL ACCOUNT

Your student email account is hosted by Microsoft Outlook. All students, faculty and staff at CDU are required to setup multi-factor authentication for your CDU Microsoft account the first time you attempt to log in. This security measure is required in order to protect access to your email account. Once the semester starts, this will be the primary email used to communicate important CDU related information.

Click here to view the CDU Email Set-Up Instructions

Optional: Forward your CDREWU.EDU email account to your personal email account. Click here for how-to instructions.

Optional: Get the Outlook app on your mobile device

STEP 3: Activate MyCDU PORTAL ACCOUNT

Please review the Self-Service Instructions  on how to activate your account. Your MyCDU Self-Service Portal is where you will register for classes and take care of other school related business. 

STEP 4: ADVISING AND REGISTRATION

Registration opens for new students on Monday, November 9,  2020 through MyCDU.  Contact your program if you have not yet received advisement regarding your class schedule.  To view the Spring 2021 Class schedule visit Office of Registration and Records to access the Class Schedules.

RN- BSN

Sharon Cobb – Program Director
SharonCobb1@cdrewu.edu
RN-BSN Program Curriculum

BS – Biomedical Sciences

Daniela Lara, Program Coordinator DanielaLara@cdrewu.edu

BS – Public Health

Claudia Corleto, Program Coordinator
ClaudiaCorleto@cdrewu.edu

BS – Psychology

Raquel Holmes, Program Coordinator
RaquelHolmes@cdrewu.edu

Radiology Technology

Risha Griffin, Program Coordinator
RishaGriffin@cdrewu.edu

Please note that the first day of classes is Saturday, January 9, 2021 and last day to add/drop classes is Friday, January 22, 2021.

STEP 5: MANDATORY ORIENTATION

Due to COVID-19 and the subsequent temporary closure of the CDU campus our New Student Orientation (NSO) has been converted into a virtual format through our Blackboard Learn platform. The Orientation course will go live when New Student Registration opens, November 9.

 

When registering for your Spring 2021 courses, you are required to also register for the New Student Orientation Course (NSO/Online/UG). This will add the Undergraduate New Student Orientation Course onto your Blackboard account for you to complete it.

Please note:

  • New Student Orientation is a mandatory program all CDU new students must complete
  • The NSO course is a zero unit course
  • The New Student Orientation is a self-guided, independent experience with no live meetings
  • You can complete the course in one sitting, or stop and return as needed
  • All units must be completed for the purpose of completing the quiz at the end of the course
  • The NSO course covers the following university information:
    • Technology and Academic Resources
    • Paying for CDU
    • Support and Wellness
    • Safety and Responsibility

There will be an Orientation Q&A on December 8th from 9am-11am. The following the departments will be available to answer any questions you may have:

  • IT
  • Registar
  • Finance
  • Blackboard
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Services

To register for the Orientation Q&A click here

STEP 6: BLACKBOARD ACCESS

Blackboard Learn is the Learning Management System where you will complete assignments, take exams, and interact with your classmates and professors. Your Blackboard account is created by CDU. Log in using your CDU email and password.
CDU professors use Blackboard Collaborate to host lectures. CDU’s Blackboard Administrator will be hosting a series of sessions where new students can join to get familiar with the platform. Join a session before the first day of classes to be prepared! To join, login in to Blackboard and go to the session. Look out for Announcements posted in the NSO course for further details and guidance.

  • Thursdays at 4-5pm

STEP 7: PAYING FOR CDU – Tuition &

After you have registered for courses, visit your MyCDU Portal, click on “Finance” and then on “ebill” for tuition and fees applied. In this section, you can either pay for your bill in-full or set up a payment plan.

Note: All tuition and fees are due by Saturday, January 9, 2021 either in full or have an approved Tuition Installment Plan on file with the Bursar’s Office. If you need assistance with making payment arrangements, please contact the Bursar’s Office at (323) 563-5824.

Federal Financial Aid: If you intend to receive federal financial aid, your Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is due 30 days before classes start (December 1, 2020). Complete the FAFSA Application by December 1 to ensure that any aid granted can be applied in a timely manner. Use the following link to begin the process: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsaCDU School Code: 013653 
For any questions or assistance regarding Financial Aid, email the Financial Aid Office to finaid@cdrewu.edu.

STEP 8: STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE

All new full-time students (12+ credits) must enroll or waive the Student Health Insurance. If you do not enroll into or waive Student Health Insurance, you will be auto-enrolled. All new full-time student must complete this action before January 22. Do not wait until the last day to complete the wavier.  You will be receiving an email from healthinsuranceinfo@cdrewu.edu with instructions on how to waive/enroll on November 12.  

For more information, including fee amounts, how to enroll, or how to waive, visit https://www.cdrewu.edu/students/Insurance.

For questions, email healthinsuranceinfo@cdrewu.edu.

STEP 9: PREPARING FOR ONLINE LEARNING AT CDU

CDU announced that Spring 202 courses will conducted through hybrid instruction given the status of COVID-19. All new students will need the following upon the first day of classes:

  • A desktop computer / laptop with a webcam or an external webcam & a microphone
  • A reliable broadband internet connection
  • Operating Systems
    • Windows: 10, 8, 7
    • Mac: MacOS 10.15 to 10.12, OS X 10.11, OSX 10.10
  • Memory
    • Windows: 75 MB permanent space on the hard drive
    • Mac: 120 MB permanent space on the hard drive

Please take this New Student Technology Survey

GETTING STARTED TIMELINE OVERVIEW

Timeline:

  • Spring Registration opens for new students Monday, November 9
  • Due date to submit FAFSA Saturday, November 1
  • Orientation Monday, December 8
  • Due date to pay tuition and fees, or enter payment plan Saturday, January 9
  • First day of classes /Spring Semester Classes Begin Saturday, January 9
  • Enroll or waive student health insurance by 9PM Friday, January 22

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Housing Resources

CDU Health Sciences Library

Student Health and Wellness

Disability Services & Accommodations