Whether you’re working on a class assignment or making new friends, FSU offers the technology you need for the studying hard and kicking back sides of student life. Free software, virtual computer labs and online training will help you excel at FSU, while Wi-Fi, mobile apps and the university events calendar will make FSU feel like home. Check out this list for everything you need to stay connected on or off campus.



Accounts and Access

2-factor authentication (2FA) is an extra layer of security designed to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information. It requires you to verify your identity twice—once with your password and once with your mobile device—before you can access sensitive information within FSU systems.

You’ve got mail. And so much more. FSU email is a free, cloud-based service available to all FSU students, faculty, staff and select courtesy appointees.

Your FSUID is your username for signing in and accessing many Florida State University systems and resources, including myFSU Portal, Canvas, OMNI and Wi-Fi. FSUIDs are issued to all prospective students, student applicants, students, faculty, staff and some FSU guests and vendors.

Meet your new personal assistant. myFSU Mobile is Florida State University’s official mobile app and on-the-go resource for everything FSU.

myFSU Portal serves as a personal gateway to the links, tools and resources you need to be successful at Florida State University. As a student, you have quick access to your courses and finances, where you can manage everything from financial aid to adding and dropping classes.

Administrative and Business

Power Apps is a developer app that allows people to build mobile and web apps with little to no coding. With pre-built templates you can create a custom app within days easily with no coding experience needed. These apps are also easily connectable to most data sources.

Communication and Collaboration

Need a department’s contact information fast? The FSU directory makes it easy to find department addresses and phone numbers accessible online or via our touch tone phone system.

The Florida State University employee online directory makes connecting with faculty and staff at FSU easy. Use the online directory to quickly find university personnel, save contacts to your device and share results via email.

Discover what’s happening on campus with Florida State University’s interactive events calendar. The calendar brings hundreds of university events together in one place. You can browse upcoming events and quickly make plans with friends.

Bookings makes your organization’s meetings virtual with online meetings via Microsoft Teams. Each appointment booked as an online meeting creates a unique meeting link that is sent to attendees so they can join via a web browser, phone dial-in, or the Skype or Teams app.

No more fumbling with flash drives or trying to remember where you saved a file. OneDrive for Business, a cloud storage and file sharing service from Microsoft, keeps all your files in one secure, access-it-anywhere location.

With Microsoft Planner, users can create and set plans or timelines for teams and share them throughout various Microsoft apps. Get your group tasks done alongside your individual tasks right from where you're working in Microsoft Teams using the Tasks app.

Microsoft Teams is an online team workspace and collaboration tool. It brings together several Microsoft apps in one location, so your team has easy access to all the tools they need to work effectively and perform at their peak.

What is in a name? NameCoach is a tool that allows individuals to record and share the pronunciation of their name in frequently used FSU systems.

NiFTy, formerly known as FSU Dropbox, is a file transfer service that makes it easy to securely share large documents, pictures, videos and more. Files up to 3GB in size can be uploaded and shared between colleagues and classmates at Florida State University.

Office 365 delivers web-based versions of popular Microsoft Office applications. Use Office 365 to access online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more to work on files from anywhere with a web browser and internet connection.

Online surveys, powered by Qualtrics, help you build, distribute and analyze surveys in a matter of minutes.

Say goodbye to ugly URLs. FSU offers a free URL shortening service that turns long URLs into short, easy-to-remember links. The service can take any official fsu.edu webpage and shorten it to an fla.st link. Perfect for mark

Connect with the world around you with Zoom. Zoom is an easy-to-use web conferencing solution available to all FSU students, faculty and staff. Stream your lecture, meet with your team or stay in touch with classmates.

Need a website for a research lab or group project? ITS offers web hosting for FSU departments and individuals looking to launch a personal website.

Desktop and Mobile Computing

Feeling artsy? Adobe Creative Cloud gives you the tools to design amazing work and eye-catching creations. Access all of Adobe’s desktop apps, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver and more.

The ITS Service Desk is the first point of contact for students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees and visitor

The ITS Software Store is the university’s one-stop shop for free and discounted software. The online store makes it easy for FSU students, faculty and staff to download discounted software for personal and academic use.

Sway makes it easy to create and share interactive reports, personal stories, presentations, and more. By adding your own text and pictures, search for and import relevant content from other sources, and then watch Sway do the rest.

Microsoft To-Do is a cloud-based application that gives users the abiliy to manage and track their tasks on their smartphone, tablet or computer. You are abler to create lists of tasks that can be broken down into steps for easy accomplishment.

Meet your new personal assistant. myFSU Mobile is Florida State University’s official mobile app and on-the-go resource for everything FSU.

Trouble connecting to Wi-Fi? Have a payroll question? Need a copier? The FSU Service Center, powered by Salesforce Service Cloud, is a customer support system that makes it easy to get (and give) help with general university questions, tech troubles and more.

Did you know you can access university software without ever stepping foot on campus? Florida State University's virtual computer lab—myFSUVLab—makes it easy to use university software … anytime, anywhere.

Office 365 ProPlus is a powerful suite of productivity tools available for download from Microsoft. Even better, all current FSU employees and active students receive a free subscription to the service.

Kumo enables students, faculty, and staff to easily access their files wherever they are, from any managed computer on campus, including lab workstations and virtual environments such as the myFSUVlab 

Computer issues? Don't stress. Whether it’s a lost document, sluggish system or particularly nasty virus, Student Computing Support can help.

IT Professional Services

Elevate your research with complimentary access to the latest technology trends. Gartner Higher Education Reference provides unlimited access to a database of IT research and technology news, products and trends.

Whether you want to brush up on Excel, improve your presentation skills, learn how to use Photoshop or become a networking whiz, LinkedIn Learning can help you get there.

Research Technologies

From analyzing data to creating models, MATLAB is the programming platform of choice for intensive mathematical computations.

Online surveys, powered by Qualtrics, help you build, distribute and analyze surveys in a matter of minutes.

Working on a research project? Sorting through loads of data? NVivo is a qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis software that helps make sense of complex research projects.

SPSS is one of the world’s leading statistical packages for in-depth research.

Wi-Fi and Connectivity

Eduroam, also known as education roaming, is a secure, world-wide roaming access service created with the research and education community in mind.

FSUGuest is a wi-fi network created for guests of Florida State University to provide free easy-access, public Wi-Fi to guests on FSU campuses.  

FSUSecure is the primary Wi-Fi network on FSU campuses available for students, faculty and staff.

The University provides Internet access for all University affiliates on-campus, including wired high-speed Ethernet, dormitory network access (ResNet), campus-wide wireless, and educational connections on Florida Lambda Rail (FLR) and National Lambda Rail (NLR).