Getting Signed Up and Signed In to the CT101 Website

Getting Signed Up and Signed In to the CT101 Website & the CUNY Academic Commons.

Welcome back Digital Storytellers!

As we know, a big part of CT101 is the class the website. It is where you will begin your active role as an Author of our CT101 community and where you will be publishing most of your class work and assignments. You will also become a part of the CUNY Academic Commons Community (Im a big fan!)

*First things first, It is super important for you to have access to your York College E-mail Address, and to make sure it works! 

You will need to have access to it in order to sign up for our CT101 web site and the CUNY academic commons. If you need assistance with setting this up do not hesitate to contact the York College help desk at 718-262-5300 as needed or at


Lets Get Started!

We must follow the sign up steps in this order below (I will demonstrate the process in our Zoom classes and record it to post here after class.)

1. We will Sign Up for the CUNY Academic Commons Here – simply fill in the form and complete the sign up! You will receive an e-mail to verify your account. 

2. After you sign up for the CUNY Academic Commons please Sign Up for CT101 and add the SAME username and e-mail address into this form <– this info will allow for me to send you a direct invite request from our class website to become an Author of the website. Please accept the invite when it arrives via e-mail.

And then….

Its time to log in and get blogging. The log in prompt is always located in the main navigation menu area of the website (depending on the device that you are viewing the site in, you will see it in upper right hand corner of the page via desktop or laptops, but mobile devices may see the log in prompt on the left side of the page, either way, click “Log In” and enter your Log In credentials. 


VIDEO Tutorial:: Below is the video from class this week. Be sure to use the password below when accessing the recording

Passcode: !7^8g^DT

The first blogging will assignment will also be added to our class schedule later today on 9/3.

More to come!


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