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    • All new Sage enrolled undergraduate day freshman & transfer students (deposited) will be pre-scheduled for their fall classes beginning on June 15, 2020 by the Office(s) of Academic Advising.
    • Classes are selected based on: recommendations from faculty, needed degree requirements, and current course availability.
    • Student schedules will be inputted in order based on the student deposit date.
    • Student class schedule information is listed and viewable in SageAdvisor in two places: 1. My Class Schedule link -or- 2. Student Planning: Plan & Schedule page (registered courses are listed in green font/green box with a green check mark).
    • Sage class times: Sage day courses are taught in 1.5 hour blocks: Mon/Thur & Tue/Fri, 8:00 AM to 5:20 PM. A few studio courses are offered Mon/Thu 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Wednesdays: studio and science labs.
    • Schedule change requests: students may request changes to their schedules during the New Student Orientation program or via email, [email protected]
    • Wait-listed courses: students will be notified via Sage email if a seat becomes available. Note: academic department chairs are tracking course wait lists throughout summer and may add seats or new sections as needed (for courses required in major program).
    • Fall 2020 classes begin: MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020.
    NEW UG STUDENTS – Fall 2020
    See: Academic Advising. *See handout: Sage_Helpful_LINKS
    Log-in to your Sage Gmail email account, http://sagemail.sage.edu
    Log-in to Sage Passport to access Sage resources, forms and important links including Password Reset manager.
    SageAdvisor: Log-in to SageAdvisor and explore Student Menu options.
    *Student Planning: Progress (outline of degree requirements) and view registration information: Plan & Schedule link.
    *Faculty Advisor (major) Name & contact information is listed on the Advising tab in Student Planning (Plan & Schedule screen).
    Transfer Credit: Review your Transfer Credit Report in SageAdvisor to be sure all College & AP credits are listed. *Are your last term’s courses and credits listed? Contact Admission Office for more information on what is needed. See handout: Transfer Credit Transcripts – TR credits to Sage
    Health Insurance: accept or decline college Health Insurance coverage. *Important: a fee is automatically charged to all full-time day students unless the proper waiver form and proof of current health insurance is submitted. Waiver: mystudentmedical.com
    Resident Students: Residence Hall & UHCS Apartments complete & return forms, Residence Life Office, (518) 244-2008
    Financial Aid: Complete My Sage Aid tasks. Complete & submit assigned documents.
    Attend Orientation! Contact Student Life Office: 518-292-1753 (SCA), 518-244-2207 (RSC). New Student Orientation
    Tuition Bill due date: August 3, 2020. View your tuition bill in SageAdvisor using the Student Account Center links. *Pay or make arrangements to cover outstanding amount or “out of pocket” owed amount by tuition due date. Not sure what you owe? Contact Student Accounts; [email protected]
    Health Forms: submit / upload required physical & proof of immunization.
    Student ID Card: Upload your own Photo. *Pick up card in College Services, Admin Bldg basement.
    Obtain Parking Permit online. *Pick up College Services, Admin Bldg Basement.
    Textbooks: Sage students are responsible for purchasing their textbooks. Research BOOK costs in SageAdvisor using the My Class Schedule link or through the Bookstore website. *Albany textbooks are available in Albany Bookstore and Troy textbooks are available in the Troy bookstore. *Need money for textbooks? Check with Financial Aid Office, [email protected], if you have enough financial aid to help with books and supplies.
    Moodle: Log-in to Moodle. Sage’s online course system as a test run. *Moodle may be used as a teaching “support” tool for regular classes that meet in the classroom. **Tutorial available in Moodle site and in My Portal/Student. ***Course information will go live (become visible) on Friday afternoon before start of term
    Review class schedule daily beginning on: Sunday, August 23, 2020
    Review your CLASS SCHEDULE in your SageAdvisor account – My Class Schedule – to be sure you are in the correct number of credits (15-16 credits per term recommended) and for final classroom LOCATIONS & campus. *Sage Shuttle Schedule: click here.
    CLASSES BEGIN:  Monday, August 24, 2020 Academic Calendar
    Check Sage Gmail account DAILY; Attend ALL first and second class meeting times ~ be sure to be on time or you may lose your spot.
    Complete buying all assigned books and art supplies
    Contact your Faculty Advisor if you have concerns about your classes or if you wish to make schedule changes.
    Add/Drop Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020: deadline (schedule changes). After 8/28/20, course withdrawal requests (grade of W) must be done in person using the Add/Drop form.