Getting ready to start at Georgia State:
Step 1: Activate your CampusID
You’ll use your CampusID to access many technical systems on campus, including the wireless network and email.
PantherMail is your student email account and is the email address at which you’ll receive official notifications from the university.
GSU offers free software to their students to aid their classes and coursework, including the complete Microsoft Office Suite and more.
Shopping for a new computer? Take advantage of these discounts available to members of the GSU community.
Step 5: Get the GSU app
Stay up-to-date with the latest campus news and sports using the GSU mobile app!
As a new GSU student, there are a few policies at Georgia State you should know about. Be sure to read:
- Systems Use Policy – Find out more about how to use university IT systems safely and appropriately.
- Distribution of Official Georgia State Notifications – Your PantherMail email account will be an important venue of communication with the university. Be sure to keep up with it.
After you arrive at Georgia State:
The GSU wireless network is available nearly anywhere on campus, and you can log in using your CampusID and password.
At GSU, faculty may choose to use the central online learning management system, iCollege, to offer or supplement courses virtually.
(Please note that you will not be able to log in to iCollege until 24 hours after you register for your first class.)
Step 3: Explore your OneDrive Account
OneDrive Pro gives you 1TB of free cloud storage that’s accessible online from your campus email account. Included in OneDrive are Microsoft Office Web Apps, which are light, online versions of Office Suite programs, such as Word or Excel.
Student computer labs and stations for printing (Panther Print) are available at many locations across campus.
The IIT Technology Service Desk is your front-line resource for help and technical support. Contact the Service Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-413-4357 (HELP).
- Lynda.com – Train online with video tutorials in areas such as animation, audio and video editing, software development, photography, and graphic and web design.
- Training Workshops – In-Person training in popular programs and tools.
- CATLabs – Checkout out video equipment, and collaborate with your classmates in private, technology-equipped spaces in our high-end computer labs. Labs located accross all campuses, and includes the Aderhold Concourse Lab.