New Students

Welcome to Georgetown! Below are new student technology resources you need now to help you hit the ground running.

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Accounts and Passwords

> Change your temporary password.

Duo Two-Factor Authentication

> Make sure you can log in to GU applications with Duo.


> Set up Mobile GOCard on your iOS or Android device.

> Add money to your GOCard.

> Make sure you can access your residence hall, lab, or other assigned secured locations.


> Review your personal, financial, and student record information.

> Check your course schedule.

> Check the GU academic calendar for upcoming events.

> Find out the name and contact info for your course instructors, and your academic advisor.


> Make sure you can log in to your GU Gmail (Google) account.


> Make sure you can log in to Canvas and see your course sites.

Zoom Web Conferencing

> Download and install Zoom on your computer and mobile device before you need to join a meeting.

> Review your Zoom meeting settings (background, audio, video, etc.).

> Review how Zoom meeting controls work.

> Review how to join a Zoom meeting.

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