Technology Access

These resources can help you access online and technology-enabled coursework. Find options for accessing:

Internet

On-Campus Wifi

With the learning model options available, you have options for accessing the Internet on-campus, at other available facilities and at home.

GSU Wireless
While on any Georgia State University campus, you can access the GSU wireless network.
Eduroam
The Eduroam academic community wireless network allows you to connect to the Internet at many other higher education institutions in Georgia, across the country and internationally, using your CampusID email address as your username, and your CampusID password.

Wifi at Public Libraries

Wifi is still available from many Georgia public libraries. When visiting these libraries, follow local governments’ rules and directions related to COVID-19.
Map of Public Library Wifi Access >

Free and Low Cost Offers from Broadband Service Providers

Many Internet providers are offering no cost or low cost options for students who need to take their classes online. Many of these same companies are lifting data caps, to make sure you can more easily download your course content. Although Georgia State does not promote or endorse any specific vendor, one of these options may work for your needs.
Comcast

Comcast (link is external) is providing new customers 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service and free access to Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country to anyone who needs them – including non-Exfinity Internet subscribers.For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi (link is external).

Faculty/Staff: University faculty and staff receive a $100 Visa prepaid card with a value of about two months of Internet service when establishing new service. Description of offer > | Sign up at https://www.xfinity.com/teacher (link is external).

Charter/Spectrum
Charter (link is external) is offering a variety of broadband options under the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, and all Spectrum Internet plans available have no modem fees, data caps or contracts and include free self-installation.
AT&T
All AT&T (link is external) is offers options under the Emergency Broadband Benefit program and provides discounted internet access to qualified households under its Access from AT&T program.

You can also check the Georgia Department of Community Affairs website for more information about ways Georgians can connect to high-speed Internet throughout the state for more options from Internet providers.

Devices

With the return of class capacity to in-person on campus, the emergency academic device checkout program has ended. Computer labs are open to serve students on all campuses. More information on locations and open hours.

iCollege Ready Devices

Campus Computer Labs

Campus computer labs are open.

  • Visit a CATLAB for access to a computer workstation and printing.
  • Visit EXLAB for tools for making, such as 3D printers, laser cutters and more.

Software

Software Download

Software downloads, including Microsoft Office Suite as well as SPSS and more, are available through campus license without cost at the software download page.

vLab and Computer Labs

Course-specific software is also available through the Virtual Lab (vLab) for off-campus users to access certain course software remotely.

Visit campus computer labs for access to additional software such as Adobe Creative Suite.