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Why Use Starfish?

"Students who respond to Starfish alerts have better passing rates and are more likely to return."

Starfish is a platform that creates a network of communication between faculty, students, and staff to support your success. Starfish provides a central location to connect you to the people and services that can help you be successful and achieve your educational goals.

There are many benefits to using this software. Among them:

  1. Your professors are able set up their office hours through the app, you will know when a certain professor is available so you can set up appointments to meet with them virtually or on-campus.
  2. Many important College resources are available, such as Advising & Counseling, Tutoring, Information Technology, Library Services and our Writing Centers. Starfish keeps everyone connected so that professors can share recommendations with specific counselors and advisors or refer you to a specific service when necessary.
  3. If you need help, you can request it by using the “raise your hand” feature, which can assist you with a number of items from Financial Aid requests to withdrawing from classes. Starfish will guide you to the appropriate department so your message is delivered in a timely fashion.
  4. You can also receive encouraging messages from faculty and staff who recognize your hard work and get notified immediately if any of your professors are concerned about your performance.

Tutorial Videos for Starfish

These tutorials will guide you so you can master Starfish in time for your first class.

Get Started with Starfish

How to Book a Starfish Advising Appointment

You can access your account today in one several ways:

  1. Via the homepage: Login > Starfish
  2. Via Blackboard courses
  3. Via MyCCRI: “For Students” tab > Registration Tools > Starfish Login

Create a Profile

Fill Out Your Profile

People Who Will Help You

Success Network

Keeping Track of Your Appointments

Check Upcoming

Dashboard and Messages

Find a Student Service from the Dashboard

Additional Tutorial Videos

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