Getting Started

 

How to Register

1: Choose your Course:

All RSSW courses are open to all undergraduate students. RSSW 390 has a prerequisite of either RSSW 291 or RSSW 290.
EACH COURSE CAN BE TAKEN ONCE
All courses require a Commitment Agreement quiz, a Learning Contract, a Student Experience Survey, a Log of Hours and a Supervisor Evaluation (explained in detail on the “Assignment” page on Blackboard).

In addition:

RSSW 190
1 credit – 35 hours of community service with two reflective assignments on Blackboard. It requires a class permission number to register. S/U graded

RSSW291
2 credits - 60 hours of community service, three reflective activities on Blackboard. It requires a class permission number to register. S/U graded

RSSW290
3 credits – 100 hours of community service, 6 reflective assignments on Blackboard. It requires a class permission number to register. S/U graded

RSSW390
(3 Credits) – Students must first complete RSSW 290 OR RSSW 291
This course requires 100 hours of community service and reflective activities based on scholarly reading as well as a final leadership project. It requires a class permission number to register. A-E graded.

2: Choose your Organization:


Select an organization from one of the directories linked below.

Or

Meet with our staff to discuss prospective opportunities. The contact information for each organization can be found within these directories. We can also assist you in developing a service experience in your home community.

Organizations must be non-profit or public and registered as a partner with CPSP before a student can receive a class permission number. Organizations can register with CPSP by completing a New Organization Application.
     

Area of Interest Organizations

Campus Organizations and Departments     

Currently Seeking Organizations

Alphabetical Organization List 

3. Complete the Registration paperwork:

Contact the organization you wish to volunteer at to set up a meeting. At that meeting, you will need to have your supervisor at that organization sign and complete the Permission Form. Student completes the Student Information Form and signs the Student Integrity Declaration. Return it to our office in SS112 to be issued a permission number to add the class.

Registration packet - (All below forms in this section are within the Registration Packet)

Supervisor Permission Form
Supervisor Completes to allow student to volunteer at their organization

Student Information/Student Integrity Declaration Form
Student completes

Information for Supervisors
Student completes and leaves with supervisor at the organization.  Bring the completed Registration Packet to the CPSP office in SS112. You will be given a permission number to add the course. 

4. Adding the Class on MyUAlbany 

  • Go to MyUAlbany Student Log, using your user id and password, sign in

  • After you’ve signed in at the top menu, select Academic button

  • Go to menu bar on left under “Steps to Enroll”, click

  • Enroll, Add or Drop select Add Enroll, Add or Drop select Add

  • In the Class# box, enter your Class#

  • Find Permission # window and enter Permission #

  • Then scroll down and select Next

  • Select Proceed to Step 2 or 3

  • On the Confirm Classes Screen, Click Finish Enrolling

  • Look for the big green in the “Status Column” to be sure that the class was added successfully

ONCE YOU’VE SUCCESSFULLY ADDED YOUR CLASS ON MYUALBANY YOU MUST SIGN INTO BLACKBOARD TO ACCESS THE RSSW COURSE
• READ SYLLABUS!
• READ ALL EMAILS FROM BLACKBOARD, THEY ARE IMPORTANT!
• HARDCOPY OF TIMESHEET & SUPERVISOR EVALUATION TURNED INTO SS112 (CPSP OFFICE)