Student Technology Quickstart

Last modified 8/16/2023

Welcome to campus, new Redbirds! We know you are eager to start your college experience, so we have put together this Technology QuickStart guide to give you a brief overview of student technology at Illinois State.

You’ll find instructions for connecting to the internet here on campus, information about accessing Canvas, Microsoft 365, and, links to essential technology resources, and much more.

As a student, being tech-savvy means more than being able to check your email or create a Word document. The truly tech-savvy student should also be knowledgeable about:

  • Technology resources available to students.
  • Where to find technology support on campus (online and in-person).
  • Effectively using Canvas, Microsoft, and other campus technology tools.
  • How to keep your data safe.

Introduction to Technology at Illinois State University Course

In addition to the content you will find in this set of articles, an online course has been developed to aid new students in learning about all of the technology resources they will come across at Illinois State University. Any student is welcome to utilize the Quickstart course at any time.

Students can access the training course at

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Getting Help

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More information on Canvas:

Logging into Canvas