- We recommend that you log into St. John's
Central portal a few days prior to the start of each
semester to check whether your virtual course is
active. Normally your online course page in St. John's Central
is active by the first day of the class. You can check
the semester start and end dates shown on the
Spring, and Summer
- Go to St.
John's Central and log-in with your user name and PIN/password
(password is the same as your UIS password. and your user
name is firstname.lastname2digit year of admission into the
university, lower case -- i.e., if your name is John
Smith and you started STJ in 2002, then your user name is
john.smith02. If your name is Kathleen Johnson, and you
started STJ in 1999, dropped out and returned for readmission in
2001, then your user name is kathleen.johnson01)
- If you encounter technical difficulties accessing your online
course, please call (718) 990-6672 or 6742
and also complete and submit this Technical
Assistance Form immediately, for assistance.
- Select the "My Courses" tab
- In the "Course Schedule" option, select the current term
- Click the course name
- You will find the introductory instructions to begin your
course. When finished please remember to log off or
close your browser window to ensure security.
- In addition, please choose the "Email" option and check for
introductory email from your professor.
After registering and paying for your courses, you
will start your coursework by following the steps listed above each
semester. Tuition payments must be received on time before the
start of EACH semester otherwise your will be
DROPPED from the course for non-payment once the
class begins. Please call the Office of Financial Services at (718)
990-2000 for tutition related assistance.
To orient you to navigating our course software, we highly
recommend that you print this page of directions and
also view this introductory
tutorial which will help you get started. Once you
have successfully logged in, please view these
additional tutorials by choosing either
St. John's Central or Blackboard CE tutorials and learn how
to navigate within the course software.
Note, most of our online courses are conducted using Blackboard