Student Resources

The resources listed below are designed to help students develop, improve, and manage their academic skills.

 

Balancing academics, work, and your personal life can be tough, so GSU offers services through the Counseling and Testing Center (CTC) to help students maintain their mental and emotional help while achieving their personal and educational goals. The CTC offers students counseling services, wellness workshops, access to a substance use risk reduction program, and psychiatric services.

The Digital Aquarium is a multimedia lab equipped with multimedia-editing workstations; software including the Adobe Creative Suite, ProTools, and Final Cut Prop; and other equipment including headphones, tables, color printer, and BlueRay Disc burner. The Digital Aquarium allows students with a PantherCard ID to reserve and check out equipment from the Equipment Rental Room. Student can check out recording equipment, video cameras, microphones, lighting kits, and more.

  • GSU Computer Labs

GSU has several computer labs on campus each with different software and printing capabilities. Click here for the list of computer labs complete with location, hours, and available software.

The GSU Rhetoric and Composition site provides resources, updates, and information primarily geared toward English graduate students concentrating in rhet/comp. The site provides information about doctoral examinations, dissertation writing, and graduation requirements. Student publications and conference acceptances are featured on the blog.

Nathan Wagner, Ph.D. student and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Georgia State, created an online resource summarizing the differences between APA, Chicago, and MLA styles. The site provides both in-text and citation examples of each style; supplies a list of the most prominent journals in Rhetoric and Composition separated by which style guide they utilize; and links to additional resources.

GSU offers discount tickets to movie theater, sports games, theme parks, and other Atlanta attractions. Tickets can be can be purchased at the Information Center on the first floor of Student Center East.

  • Online Training

GSU grants students free access to several online software and editing training resources. Check out the list of Training and Learning Resources here.

  1. Lynda¬†–¬†Lynda.com is free and available to GSU students and offers online training on software including the Microsoft Office Suite; the Adobe Creative Suite; and other animation, audio/video editing and graphic design software.
  2. Skillsoft – Skillsoft.com is free and available to GSU students and offers online training on business skills and computer software.

The Writing Studio is a community that supports writing development and provides a space for tutoring and peer conversation about writing to occur. The Writing Studio is a great place to get input or a second opinion from a peer about a seminar paper, conference proposal, or personal project. The Studio is also a great place to check out a laptop and study or have a conversation with your English department colleagues.