The fall semester begins and we’ve compiled our favorite OTC hacks to make your life a little easier in the coming weeks. Keep reading to learn how you can sign up for emergency text alerts, connect with student support services and more.
- Sync your OTC email to your phone.
It’s the easiest way for you to keep up with important campus news and communicate with your instructors. Follow these step-by-step instructions to sync your OTC email to your iPhone or Android.
- Sign up for emergency text alerts.
Be the first to know of any sudden campus closings or security incidents through our free text alert system. You can sign up to receive these important messages at otc.edu/text.
- Bookmark OTC’s student support services web page.
Whether you need to speak with an academic advisor, counselor, IT support professional, or financial aid representative, our student support services page can connect you with someone who can help. Schedule in-person or virtual appointments, call or LiveChat with us. We’re just a click away.
- Be sure to bring a mask.
After consulting with local healthcare professionals, OTC will require masks inside all college buildings beginning August 10. This guidance will be reviewed every 30 days. For a complete list of all the college’s COVID-19 protocols, please visit otc.edu/covid.
- Get Canvas help when you need it.
Got questions about Canvas? Bring your Canvas-related questions and etext access issues to Room 104 in the Information Commons building on the Springfield campus. You can also email email@example.com for support. To learn more about how to use Canvas, self-enroll in the free and optional Canvas Orientation for Students course (completion is not required and you can come and go from the class as needed.)
- Take advantage of OTC’s free tutoring services.
Whether you need to work on your math, speech, writing or science skills, we have tutors ready to help you in person or online this fall. And it’s all free. You can learn more about our tutoring sessions here.