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Student Guide for Remote Learning + Making

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Find resources through the library

Check out the Find Electronic Library Resources page on this guide, or dive deeper using the full Remote Learning with Online Library Resources guide for where and how to find eBooks, articles, videos, and more. Other questions? Librarians are here to help with research questions remotely; email your questions to To chat one-on-one with a librarian, set up a research consultation appointment in Navigate (available in-person or over Zoom).

Generate and get feedback on writing

SAIC's Writing Center can assist with artist statements, application materials, essays, social media captions, presentation texts, thesis drafts, proposals, and creative projects. As long as your work involves writing, tutors can help.

Sign up for a virtual appointment using Navigate. Once you create an appointment, you will be emailed instructions with directions for working with your tutor online or in person. If you have any questions, email

Inquire about online learning accommodations

Do you need to discuss online learning accommodations? The Disability and Learning Resource Center (DLRC) staff are available to help via email:

Install Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is available to all SAIC students, faculty and staff. You can create an account and install the software on your personal Mac or PC. Follow these to get up and running with Office 365: