CS Student Technical Survival Guide

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science!

Whether you are here for one class, a minor, or are planning for your Masters, this page will give you suggestions for making the most out of your computer science experience. Navigate through the topics for any questions you might have.

Day to Day Experiences

We cover the differences between a CS account and a general university account, changing your password, and password requirements.


Resources available to you as a member of our department.


Guided explanations to help you better understand tools that you will use in classes or may help with project development.

Guide Content

This guide is a living document that changes along with technology and curricular needs.