Welcome to Geneseo! Please bookmark this resource so that you can refer back to it. go.geneseo.edu/citwelcome
Your Geneseo Username and Password
Your account at Geneseo gives you access to nearly all of our services including email, myGeneseo, Canvas, wiki, Google apps, software downloads, printing services, server, and more! User accounts remain active for as long as you are employed at Geneseo.
my.geneseo.edu is Geneseo's customizable, web-based information portal. Resources such as email, time accruals, KnightWeb, campus news and events and more are found here.
Geneseo Mobile App
The Geneseo Mobile App provides access to resources including notifications, online directory, events, news, campus map, and more. It can also help you find other Geneseo apps. Search for “Geneseo Mobile” on your device's app store.
Banner and KnightWeb
Banner is the campus student information system used to manage business associated with faculty, students, courses, registration, grades, transcripts, housing, billing, and many other aspects of the college. KnightWeb is the web self-service interface to Banner used by faculty and students. Faculty can enter grades, view schedules and class lists, download rosters, and access academic advisement information.
KnightWeb accounts are automatically created for all faculty and advisors. Problems accessing KnightWeb should be directed to the Records office at (585) 245-5566. Banner and KnightWeb can both be accessed via my.geneseo.edu
File Server Space
Employees have access to shared departmental and project space on our central file servers. Contact the CIT HelpDesk if you need help using your file server space.
Personal Devices @ Geneseo
Access Geneseo resources from your mobile phone or tablet.
You can have a personal website using the campus Web Content Management System. Contact the CIT HelpDesk if you are interested in a personal website.
Security & Protecting your Data
These links provide information about information security, backing up your data, and IT policies at Geneseo.
Learning Management System
Canvas is a modern LMS that has hundreds of intuitive features for faculty to engage students and enrich the learning experience. Faculty can post documents and other resources, give assessments, create discussion forums, receive and grade assignments, integrate publisher content, post grades, and more.
For more information about Canvas, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
CIT can assist you with recording, manipulating, and hosting audio and video content created by you or your students. Create videos in the One Button Studio or audio and screen captures in the Newton Audio Booth.
Optical scanning and scoring is a way to obtain exam results and statistics using a scannable answer sheet and answer key. Importable results are emailed. Scan forms are available in South 119.
Presentation technologies are available in all Geneseo Learning spaces. Contact the CIT HelpDesk to find out who can best help you with your classroom technology needs. For more information, visit Labs and Classroom Technology.
MacOS and Windows computers for student use can be found in campus computer labs. Select computer labs may be reserved for presentations or a class that requires the use of technology. Contact Scheduling, Events and Conference Services to reserve classroom labs.
New York Alert
Geneseo is committed to creating a safe environment for faculty, staff and students. NY-ALERT (powered by Everbridge) is designed to notify you in situations where your personal safety may be at risk (see examples below). Subscription to NY-ALERT is free and, while highly encouraged, completely voluntary.
The most common method of printing for faculty and staff is to install the printer onto your own laptop, and print to it directly. If you are not immediately near a printer, you may utilize one of Geneseo's Cloud Printing queues. Like Students, Faculty and staff also have a printing balance, however printing for Faculty and Staff will not be restricted if that balance is exhausted.
CIT provides telephone services and voicemail to the campus.
- CIT Telephone Services Information
- Campus Directory: Dial 0
- Voicemail: General Information
All buildings, including residence halls, are wireless. Many laptop friendly workspaces with wireless connectivity, power outlets, and large displays are available for individual and collaborative work.
Software & Training
Google Apps for Education
The G Suite is available to Geneseo students, faculty, and staff.
Microsoft Office 365
Geneseo is part of the SUNY Partnership Microsoft Campus Agreement for Microsoft Office. As a Geneseo student, faculty or staff member, you can download and install a free copy of the MS Office suite. (This includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and OneNote). You can install Office 365 on up to five computers (MacOS or Windows) AND up to five mobile devices (smartphones or tablets).
Geneseo has negotiated strategic license agreements with software vendors to make their products available to college-owned and personal computers.
The Geneseo wiki is powered by a software application called Confluence, which has many specialized features.
Geneseo students, faculty and staff have FREE access to the entire LinkedIn Learning training library (over 7,500 courses, and more are added every week) through Geneseo's site license. Courses can be accessed 24/7 on any desktop computer, laptop, or mobile device (iOS and Android). Faculty can assign courses to their students to track learning progress.
For information about in-person workshops led by CIT Professionals, visit CIT Training.
The CIT Checklist
This checklist is designed to help departments ensure they have the resources ready for new employees. Note that some of these items link to external websites and other campus departments.
- Accounts are created automatically the day after Human Resources enters the new employee's information.
- What needs to happen before an account can be created? Understanding the Faculty/Staff Account Provisioning Process
- Services to consider
- Website Editing Rights
- Banner Account Request
- Consider additional \\files server or application access rights the employee may need
- Google Shared Drive access
- Shared Calendars
- Request Telephone Services
- Order New Computer
- Campus ID - CAS Card Office
- Building Access
- Door Sign Request
- Parking Pass
- Business Cards
- Procurement Card Request
- Department Information
- Set up Google Calendar Access
- Add employee to departmental mailing lists & Google Groups
- Update department website information
Still Need Help?
Ask CIT! Call, chat, or submit a request and we'll be happy to assist you.