As a faculty member, your work is central to the mission of FSU, and ITS is dedicated to meeting your unique technology needs. A variety of instructional technology, classroom support, collaboration tools, file sharing services and research software is available to support you, your teaching and your research.

Faculty

Faculty

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. Employee email is a cloud-based messaging and collaboration service available to all FSU employees 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

One sign in. Dozens of applications. Thousands of possibilities. Microsoft Active Directory provides users with single sign-on access to Microsoft programs and other applications available through FSU.

DocuSign is a cloud-based electronic signature service that allows users to easily send, sign and store documents, contracts and other agreements in a secure, online location.

InCommon Federation is the go-to resource for accessing global research and scholarly collaboration tools. Through InCommon Federation, FSU faculty, staff, students and researchers have access to thousands of global research, library and university databases.

myFSU Business Intelligence (BI) is the go-to resource for advanced reporting and analysis of university data.

Communication and Collaboration

Departments can request university-issued cellphones or a cellular allowance for faculty and staff business use. Common uses are for employees who have on-call duties after business hours or have grant-funded mobile devices. National and international plans are available.

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.

FSU Dropbox is a file transfer service that makes it easy to share large documents, pictures, videos and more.  Files up to 3GB in size can be uploaded and shared between associates at Florida State University. External contacts can also drop off files for FSU members.

Mailing lists can be created to facilitate email discussions for FSU departments and organizations.

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.

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.

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.

Got someone to call? ITS provides university departments with a wide range of telephone services and equipment, including desk phones, softphones and conference room systems.

SharePoint Online is a web-based, mobile-friendly collaboration tool that makes it easy to create sites and share information with colleagues inside or outside of FSU.

A softphone is a phone powered by the internet or a software that enables voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone calls.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Looking to set up Microsoft Teams? Need a refresher on cybersecurity best practices? ITS offers a variety of online training to support available services and general technology at FSU.

Security awareness is key to maintaining a safe and secure environment at FSU. As such, ITS security training is provided to the university community through regular monthly sessions and by request.

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.

Teaching and Learning Support

Teaching in a different venue than a classroom? Audio and video equipment is available for use for FSU faculty and Instructors who require the items for instruction outside the classroom.  

Creative Cloud. iTunes. MATLAB. NVivo. Need to install special software on a classroom computer? The ITS Software Request service makes it easy.

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).