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US 1100: University Seminar

Tech Help: ITAC

The IT Assistance Center, ITAC, is your one-stop shop for technology needs and questions. Get help via chat or phone or visit ITAC's Help Desk on Alkek Library's first floor. 

Mobile Apps at Texas State

  • Download the official Texas State University app and get access to improved campus maps, new computer lab availability, an updated academic calendar, shuttles, course scheduling, and so much more. Don't forget to check out other affiliated apps available. 


  • Duo (formerly NetID 2-Step) is a secure multi-factor authentication method. Two steps are required for successful access. It is a safer way to log into most Texas State online services and increases security for your account and confidential information.

DoubleMap Bus Tracker

ODS | Assistive Technology

Assistive TechnologyStudents approved of alternative format accommodations may submit their requests through the AIM database. Please review the Alternative Format Policy and Procedure webpage for additional information about how to receive alternative formats.

Adaptive Software and Hardware

  • Braille writers (Duxbury Systems, Juliet Pro Embosser)
  • Screen magnification software (ZoomText)
  • Screen reader software (JAWS)
  • Tactile graphics (Tactile Graphic Maker Zy-Fuse Heater)
  • Text-to-speech software (Kurzweil)
  • Video relay service (Sorenson Video Relay Service)
  • Voice recognition or speech-to-text software (Dragon Naturally Speaking)

Alternative Format Materials

  • Braille
  • Electronic text
  • Large print

Computers and Tech Spots

Getting Started with Canvas

Canvas is the school's online course platform. You'll use it daily to communicate with your instructors, receive class announcements, submit assignments and exams, and pretty much everything. Hence, you need to master using it. Become a Canvas-Jedi using the Passport to Canvas tutorial.