Student Info and Resources during COVID-19

Graduation

Due to continued precautions caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the commencement ceremony that was scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 21 has been postponed to an undetermined later date. All students who apply and meet graduation requirements will have their degree conferred on the original graduation date of May 21, 2020.  

Please keep an eye on your Buccaneer email and atlantic.edu for updates on graduation.

Transitioning to Online Classes

The faculty and staff at Atlantic Cape understand that this can be stressful time for you as a student. We are here to support you as the college transitions to online learning. Below is information to help you succeed during this challenging time. We hope that you use this as a valuable resource to help you complete your Spring courses.

If you are in need of a loaner computer to do your classwork, please email techloan@atlantic.edu with your name, student id, email and phone number.

Blackboard
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Login to Blackboard Learn

Access discussion boards, course materials & content.

Student tutorials
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Blackboard Learn Info and Tutorials

Learn how to quickly navigate Blackboard Learn

technical support
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Online Technical Support

Have a technical problem? We can help.

Internet resources
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Computer and Internet Resources

If you have limited or no access to technology or the Internet, here are resources to help keep you connected.

email login
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Check your email frequently

Important communications from Atlantic Cape and your professors will be sent to your Buccaneer account.

online bookstore resources
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Online Bookstore Resources

Find out more about FREE eBooks, courseware and shipping programs

Online databases
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Access to Library Databases

We have reference sources for getting started, e-books on all topics, databases for finding articles, and subject guides with resources for many fields of study. 

User name: study
password: s1112y

Tutoring
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FREE 24/7 Online Tutoring

Get help understanding your classes and completing your assignments.

Log in to Blackboard Learn then select “Tutoring Services” and “Online Tutoring”. 

Questions? Email tutoring@atlantic.edu

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Need more help? Ask a Librarian

Contact a librarian 7 days a week by emailing library@atlantic.edu

Need Coronavirus information? Check out our Coronavirus Guide. Includes health information and help for studying and living in a lockdown.

How to succeed in Online Learning

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As Coronavirus has impacted the world, higher education has rapidly responded in a number of ways, one of which is to move instruction online for the remainder of the spring semester. For our students who have minimal experience taking a course online, we understand that it may be overwhelming. Atlantic Cape is dedicated to providing a high-quality education; we are here to help you succeed. 

Find out more from our comprehensive guide on Succeeding in an Online Environment.

If you need any help with this process, email academics@atlantic.edu

Self Care During this Challenging Time

mental health resources

Coping with stress and anxiety during this time could take an emotional toll on you. It is important to know that there are ways to reduce stress and anxiety:

  • Stay informed by checking reliable news sources
  • Focus on things that you can control; following safety procedures, keeping up with your classwork and staying at home as much as possible
  • Stay connected with family and friends by using video chats, FaceTime and/or social media outlets
  • Take care of your body by finding ways to exercise, maintain a regular sleep schedule or get out and take a walk (practicing social distancing

More resources can be found below. 

Find out more from Academic, Financial, and Wellness professionals

We are here to help!

If you need to talk to someone, the following resources are available:

  • Mental Health Hotline  866-202-4257
  • NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline: 855-654-6735
  • NJ Vet2Vet 866-838-7654

For support groups and more resources, you can visit the following websites:

Mental Health Association in Atlantic County

Mental Health Resources/Cape May County, NJ

If your job has been impacted, if you need food/financial assistance, or if you need help caring for a family member with special needs, view New Jersey Council of County College's Coronavirus Financial Assistance Resources

If you think you are sick, need to reach the health department, need health insurance or need access to mental health professionals view New Jersey Council of County College's Coronavirus Health Resources.

All courses have been transitioned online. 

For questions, email academics@atlantic.edu

To register for classes visit: Registration for Summer/Fall 2020

Our Academic Advisors are here to ensure that you're on the right track. 

Complete our Online Advising Appointment Form to set up a virtual advising appointment.

Services offered by financial aid will be offered online. Self Service will let you view your Financial Aid Status, Balance & Payment History and Make a Payment online. Login to Self Service here using your WebAdvisor login and password. 

REMINDER: Returning students must renew their FAFSA by the state's April 15th deadline in order to be eligible for financial aid for Fall 2020 semester. FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)

Email finaid@atlantic.edu for more information. 

For more information, call (609) 343-5010.

Bursar: bursar@atlantic.edu 

Enrollment Services: register@atlantic.edu 

Financial Aid: finaid@atlantic.edu (609)343-5082

Academic Advising: advising@atlantic.edu 

Library: library@atlantic.edu (609) 343-5665

Tutoring: tutoring@atlantic.edu 

Help with email, WebAdvisor or Self-Service: register@atlantic.edu 

Help with Blackboard Learn: onlinehelp@atlantic.edu 1-800-617-2191

Atlantic Cape Announcements

4/6/20 A Message from Atlantic Cape President, Dr. Barbara Gaba

4/3/20 2020 Commencement Ceremony Postponed

3/30/20 A Welcome Back Message from Dr. Barbara Gaba

3/23/20 A Message from Dr. Barbara Gaba

3/23/20 Online Bookstore Resources for Students

3/18/20 Free Internet & Technology Resources

3/17/20 Coronavirus Task Force Press Release

3/13/20 Atlantic Cape Coronavirus Task Force Update

3/13/20 A Message to Students: Succeeding in an Online Environment

3/12/20 Coronavirus CDC Recommendations

3/11/20 Information About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

3/5/20 The Novel Coronavirus 2019 

Where can I get more information on Coronavirus?

Anyone who has questions or concerns about COVID-19 may call the state hotline at 1-800-222-1222, which is available 24/7 with multi-language capacity. People in New Jersey with a non-New Jersey cell phone may call 1-800-962-1253. Operators are not able to diagnose or provide specific medical recommendations. Those seeking medical advice should contact a healthcare provider.