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New Students

Welcome to the Seminole family! We are so happy you are here.

ITS is here to provide a host of incredible services to support your academic pursuits. But, first things first. Let’s get your devices and accounts set up.


myFSU Portal


FSU Email



Tech Checklist

The Tech Checklist is the number one way to make sure all your tech is ready to go! Complete this interactive checklist to get start your journey as a Seminole off right. To access …

  1. Download the myFSU Mobile app
  2. Open the Student persona
  3. Look under the My Tools tab for the Tech Checklist

Getting Started

Start your Seminole journey with these essential first steps.

Activate Your FSUID

Your FSUID is your key to all things FSU. Use it for signing in and accessing many FSU systems and resources.

Activate Your FSUID 

Set Your Password

Your password is used to access Canvas, myFSU, FSU Email and other university sites and systems. Follow these tips to create a strong password and never share it with anyone.

Tips to Create a Strong Password 

Change Your Password 

Download Duo Mobile

Duo, or 2-factor authentication (2FA), is an extra layer of security designed to protect your personal information. Download the Duo Mobile app and register your devices to get started. TIP: Activate Duo Restore or add a second device to ensure you will not lose access if you get a new phone.

Activate Duo Mobile 

Manage 2FA Devices 

Connect to Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is life. Get to know the university's different networks and when to connect to what.

Wi-Fi on Campus

Use the FSUSecure network for the safest, encrypted connection to university Wi-Fi using your FSUID and password to connect.

Mobile Setup

Android  iPhone 

Computer Setup

Windows  Mac OS X 

Wi-Fi When You Travel

Eduroam provides free, secure Wi-Fi at hundreds of partner universities and schools worldwide. If you are traveling to another campus, look for the Eduroam network.

Set Up Instructions 

Wi-Fi for Guests

If your parents, friends or other guests visit you and need to connect to Wi-Fi while on campus, direct them to the FSUGuest network which is available to all visitors.

Connect to FSU Guest 

Computer Set Up

Set yourself up for success with these computer tips.

Bring a Laptop

A personal laptop is extremely helpful for attending virtual classes, completing assignments and participating in campus life. We recommend contacting your college for any specific hardware or software requirements they may have.

Run an Antivirus

If you are bringing a laptop or other device to campus, FSU highly recommends having antivirus software installed. Students can download Norton at a discounted price through the ITS Software Store.

Download Antivirus 

Install Microsoft 365

Students at FSU are provided with a free Microsoft 365 account. Download and install Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and more on up to 15 devices or access the online versions.

Install Microsoft 365 

Install Zoom

Use your free FSU Zoom account to stream classes, meet for a group project or stay in touch with friends in this safe videocasting environment.

Zoom Download Center 

Sign In 

Get Free and Discounted Software

The ITS Software Store offers dozens of software titles for personal and academic use with discounts up to 100% off retail pricing.

Shop Software 

Set Up Automatic Back Up

Keep your files safe by regularly backing up your data using Microsoft OneDrive. Students have free access to 5TB of encrypted cloud storage.

Start Saving 


Download the myFSU Mobile App

myFSU Mobile is the official mobile app and on-the-go resource for everything FSU, including class schedules, bus tracking, sport scores, library hours and so much more.

Download from Apple 

Download from Google Play 

Campus Life

If you are living in a residence hall, connect your tech to the FSU wired network.


Follow Us!

Follow @floridastateITS for tech tips, alerts, giveaways and more 

Get Tech Help

Access expert support for help with all your technology needs.

ITS Service Desk

Tech troubles? We’re here to help. The ITS Service Desk is the first point of contact for assistance with technology at FSU.

Hours | Monday-Friday 8AM-6PM ET

Get Help 

Online Chat 

myFSU Service Center

Visit the myFSU Service Center and submit an online form to request tech help or browse existing FAQs for DIY troubleshooting.

Get Help 


Student Computing Support

Computer issues? Don't stress. Student Computing Support offers free consultations and quick, affordable computer repairs to students. Walk-ins welcome.



Top FAQs

How do I set up my FSU email on my devices?

What should I do if I am having trouble signing in to FSU systems?

How do I find the MAC address on my computer?

How do I assign delegated access?

Why is my video or webcam not working in Zoom meetings?

When is tuition due?

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