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New Student Orientation. M.A. in Organizational Leadership. Orientation Overview. Welcome to Gonzaga University Getting Started Login Books About the Courses Blackboard Course Management System Enrollment notification Residency Resources for Success

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new student orientation

New Student Orientation

M.A. in Organizational Leadership

orientation overview
Orientation Overview
  • Welcome to Gonzaga University
  • Getting Started
    • Login
    • Books
  • About the Courses
    • Blackboard Course Management System
    • Enrollment notification
  • Residency
  • Resources for Success
    • Policies, procedures, and resources for success

Dr. Michael Lieberman Carey

Gonzaga University

Associate Professor and Director of Online Organizational Leadership Program

gonzaga facts
Gonzaga Facts
  • Founded in 1887 by the Society of Jesus
    • Part of 450 year tradition of liberal arts education
  • Over 5000 students currently enrolled
    • 92 undergraduate and 21 graduate programs
  • More than 23,000 alumni
  • The Bulldogs…Go Zags! (
    • Men’s Basketball team has appeared in the last six

NCAA Tournaments

gonzaga mission
Gonzaga Mission
  • To be Catholic, Jesuit and humanistic
    • Catholic, in that it unites “faith and reason,” believing that each informs the other
    • Jesuit, in that it seeks to develop “men and women

for others” who will both serve and transform society

    • Humanistic, in that all aspects of life in the world are

the proper study of those who would be leaders

organizational leadership s objective
Organizational Leadership’s Objective
  • To create a community of learning
    • Increase the knowledge-base of students regarding leadership and organizational dynamics
    • Facilitate challenging discussions on provocative readings among students and faculty
    • Assist students to link theory with practice and ideals with experience in integrating their course work and allowing it to transform their own leadership abilities
getting started
Getting Started
  • Logins
    • Access to Zagweb (course registration)
    • Access to Zagmail (Gonzaga email)
    • Access to Blackboard (course management system)
  • Getting books
getting started zagweb login
Getting Started – Zagweb Login

  • Username
    • Student ID # 8 digit numerical
    • This is included in your acceptance letter, which you will receive via email and a hard copy in the mail
  • Password
    • Birthday (MMDDYY)
zagweb login page
Zagweb Login Page

getting started zagmail login
Getting Started – Zagmail Login

  • Zagmail is your Gonzaga email
  • You will receive an email with your username and passwordinformation
  • Primary communication method for important school updates and information
zagmail login page
Zagmail Login Page

about the courses blackboard
About the Courses: Blackboard
  • Course Management System
    • This is your classroom
    • A complete set of easy-to-use teaching and learning features
    • Centralized communications for students and instructors
  • Let’s look at the Blackboard interface now…
getting started blackboard login
Getting Started – Blackboard Login
  • Your username and password will be

emailed to you prior to the start of your classes.

blackboard login page
Blackboard Login Page

about the blackboard courses enrollment notification
About the Blackboard Courses: Enrollment Notification
  • You will receive an email with your Blackboard login information.
  • You will have access to your courses on the first day of the term.
  • If you are not seeing your course show up or if you have login questions, contact Online Student Services, available 24 x 7, 1-866-748-1155
getting books
Getting Books
  • You can order books online at:
  • Click on the top link called Textbooks.
  • Local students can visit the campus bookstore located on the lower level of the COG building. They can be contacted at (509) 323-6390.
residency requirement
Residency Requirement
  • ORGL 502: Leadership and Imagination
    • Three-day, intensive experience on campus
    • Followed by six to eight weeks of discussion online
  • Opportunity to see Gonzaga and meet fellow students, faculty, staff
  • Additional residency opportunities
    • Florence, Italy
    • Valyermo, California
resources for success graduate resources
Resources for Success:Graduate Resources
  • Graduate Home Page

    • Policies and Procedures
    • Graduate Student Handbook
  • Dr. Carey’s Home Page

resources for success foley center library services
Resources for Success:Foley Center Library Services
  • Foley Center Library homepage:

  • Distance Library Services
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Chat with a Librarian in real time
resources for success online student services
Resources for Success: Online Student Services
  • Student Service Coordinators +

24 x 7 Technical Support =

Your Online Student Services Team

  • Contact Technical Support at 1-866-748-1155, available 24 x 7, for any issues or questions
  • Your Student Services Coordinator:
    • Jennifer Stoker
    • 1-866-295-3111 ext. 3
system requirements
System Requirements
  • An Internet service provider (ISP) with a minimum connection speed of 28.8bps; Broadband Internet, cable, or DSL is highly recommended
  • Microsoft’s Millennium Edition, 2000 or XP
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 and above or Netscape Navigator 6.2 and up. Mac users - Mozilla 1.5 or 1.6 or Safari 1.2
  • Microsoft Office Suite
resources for success tech tips
Resources for Success: Tech Tips
  • Run Windows Update frequently
  • “Pop-up blockers” and “Search Bars” such as “mywebsearch” can prevent access to Blackboard
  • Update anti-virus protection frequently
  • Download “Spybot” or “Ad-Aware” from:
  • Call Technical Support if you need assistance 1-866-748-1155
strategies for success
Strategies for Success
  • Establish a routine for completing coursework on a weekly basis
  • Be aware of and keep up with course schedules and deadlines
  • Organize course materials so they are in one location with a calendar of deadlines
  • Carefully consider your online responses and be ready for challenges to your ideas
  • Reward yourself by taking time to celebrate your success
  • We are all here to help you succeed – you are not alone!

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contact information
Contact Information
  • Financial Aid Office

Louisa Diana

(800) 793-1716

  • Student Services Coordinator

Jennifer Stoker

(866) 295-3111 ext 3

  • 24x7 Technical Support


  • Enrollment Coordinator

Paeca Souther


  • Online MA ORGL Director

Dr. Michael Carey

(800) 986-9585 ext. 3550

  • Summer Sessions Coordinator

Shannon Zaranski

(509) 323-3569