Online Student Resources

  • The KSU Library system provides access to millions of books, scholarly journals, and databases for every program of study at KSU.  The library’s collection of electronic books is steadily growing and nearly all of our scholarly journals and databases are already available to students off campus with their NetID and password. 

    To start exploring the resources available for your discipline, check out the library’s research guides or dive into SuperSearch, the discovery tool that searches most of the library’s resources.  If a book is not available in electronic format, distance learners who live in Georgia may also request books to be delivered to their nearest University System of Georgia library through GIL-Express.

    Need help getting started on a research assignment?  The library offers independent research appointments for distance learners through our virtual classroom:  

    To learn more about the library, search our extensive collection of Frequently Asked Questions or chat with a librarian 24/7 using our Live Library Chat feature on the library’s website.  

  • University Information Technology Services (UITS) strives to offer the necessary tools for students to accomplish collaboration, research, scholarship, and innovation. UITS can provide support on campus applications and services such as

    If your computer is running slowly or experiencing pop-ups, we can also offer advice on malware removal and ensuring your PC has the most current updates from Apple or Microsoft.

  • D2L Brightspace (D2L) is the primary Learning Management System used by Kennesaw State University for all courses.

    Further assistance can be provided the the below links:

  • Students enrolled in online courses have access to the Virtual Owl - the cloud based version of the KSU computer lab. This provides students with anywhere/anytime access to the same software provided to on-campus students such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Academic Tutoring Services offers individualized online tutoring options for current students and prospective KSU students. Appointments are 50 minutes in duration with optional computers and resource materials. With over 30 courses taught, clients who utilize this service find the tutoring sessions to be beneficial to their academic success.

  • The Online KSU Writing Center can help you improve your written work for any kind of assignment in any discipline. Our one-on-one sessions are available in both synchronous and asynchronous formats, and our website offers other useful resources for writers. 

  • The KSU Bookstore is your one-stop shop for your entire textbook and course material needs to include new and used textbooks, textbook rentals on select titles, and digital books (select titles). Online students can visit the campus store or shop online. Order online using your course schedule, which guarantees the right book for your course.

  • KSU Testing Services offers a variety of testing services at two locations - Kennesaw Campus and Marietta Campus. The state-of-the-art testing facilities have over 100 stations to support a wide range of computer-based testing.

    KSU Testing Services is led by a team of knowledgeable and dedicated testing professionals who strive to provide a first-class testing experience for all test takers while providing outstanding support to the students and faculty of KSU, non-KSU students, and members of the surrounding community.

    KSU Testing Services strictly adheres to the standards of academic testing described in the National College Testing Association’s Professional Standards and Guidelines.

 

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