InDesign: Getting Started

Learn the basics of InDesign, Adobe’s graphic design layout software. Create layouts using text, images, and other graphical elements for posters, flyers, brochures, booklets, and more.

Workshop Topics

  • Navigating InDesign
  • Creating and Saving InDesign Documents
  • Importing, Threading, and Manipulating Text
  • Importing Images
  • Drawing Basic Shapes
  • Exporting PDFs
Prerequisites: It’s strongly recommended that attendees have prior knowledge of creating graphics in Photoshop or Illustrator. If you are unfamiliar, sign up for our Photoshop for Graphic Design or Illustrator 1: Getting Started workshops.



PantherIDs are required for attendance at the workshop. Not a member of the GSU community? Bring this form and $10 (checks only accepted; no cash!).

If you don’t see a date or time that works for your schedule please check back later for new additions. In the meantime, we encourage you to check out the FREE online training available to the Georgia State community at

Faculty and Staff members can also request custom technology workshops for department or student groups of 4 or more. Send your request to or see Assign Media for web, video or image based projects.