Sign up for MSI

To learn more about what MSI is, check out our program page. 

Before signing up, make sure your class is supported by this program by searching our Courses Supported Page.
 

STEP 1: Click the Tutor Trac Button below and sign in using your Gold CruzID.

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Once you log-in, you will see the Main Menu of Tutor Trac. To search for available LSS Services, please click on the "Search Availability" button on the left-hand toolbar.
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You will end up on this page. In the “Available Time Slots” window you will see a list of all the classes supported by each program. You can also find another version of that list on our Classes Supported page.

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STEP 2: In the Center dropdown box, choose either "In-Person" or "Remote MSI by LSS.”

If you are interested in attending MSI tutoring in-person, please choose the "In-person MSI By LSS," subcenter. If you'd like to sign up for a zoom tutoring session, please choose "Remote MSI by LSS"

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Fill in the options on the left-hand toolbar to complete your search.
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Section: In the drop-down menu for "Section" you should see courses you are enrolled in this quarter that are supported by MSI. Choose the course that you want to search for available MSI Sessions. If there are two listings for the course: one represents the actual class and one represents the discussion section. In these cases, we recommend that you choose the one with the shorter name, which tends to represent the actual class. You can also try separate searches with both to be sure. 
From and To: Change the dates to include the date range you want to search for. 
Click "Search"
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The available sessions and/or drop-in times for the course you searched for should show up in "Available Time Slots".
You can hover over the yellow boxes to see where the session will be held. For a list of common tutoring locations please click here 

STEP 3: You can sign-up for a session in advance, but this is not required. If you do not want to sign up now, check your class's CANVAS page for the tutor's zoom link. If you want to sign up, click on the session you want and you should reach this page:

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The Appointments Entry window provides you with a few options: If you want to let your tutor know what would be helpful to cover during the session, add any Notes for your Tutor, you can type them into the box.

 If you want to be reminded of your appointment via text messaging, click Yes in the bottom text box. If you do not want to be reminded of your appointment via text messaging, click No.

Click “Save” to book your appointment (i.e., sign-up) for the session.

STEP 4: Return to the main page using the “Main Menu” button in the upper-left-corner

 

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Your Appointments for the quarter now appear in your Welcome tab under “Upcoming Appointments” and in your Class Schedule tab. 

You will also receive a confirmation email from lss@ucsc.edu with the Session details, which will automatically appear on your Google Calendar or iCalendar.

One day prior to the session, you will also receive a reminder email from lss@ucsc.edu with all details.
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STEP 5: Attend the session at the start time. 

 At the scheduled session start time, follow the Zoom link from the appointment in your “Upcoming Appointments” or show up at the location where your session is scheduled.  You can also click on the Appointment, which will open a window that provides all the details and the Zoom link or location for your session.

You can also click on the Zoom link or find the in-person location in your Google/iCalendar event, your appointment confirmation email, or your reminder email from lss@ucsc.edu.