New Students Technology Resources

This page is your launch-pad for getting connected to the technology resources available to Geneseo students. Please contact CIT if you have any questions or need assistance with your computer or other device on campus.

Getting Help

For questions, visit our online service desk at or contact the CIT HelpDesk by calling (585) 245-5588. Submit a request on our remote help portal to get immediate assistance during business hours.

Purchasing a Laptop

Computer Requirements for Students

SUNY Geneseo requires all students to bring a Windows or Macintosh laptop computer to Geneseo. This document lists minimum and recommended Windows and Macintosh laptop configurations, provides information about additional considerations, and contains other helpful links

Connecting a Computer to the Network

Configuring Other Devices

Learn about Geneseo's Mobile Website and configuring your mobile device to our wireless network, Geneseo email, and Google Calendar.

This FAQ answers questions you might have about connection your gaming system on campus.

Additional Services for Students

All Geneseo students can download Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and other academic software for free. Software can also be run in our Geneseo Virtual Lab without needing to install anything.

Students have access to printing in most academic buildings, Fraser Library, and MacVittie College Union.

myGeneseo is your campus connection to email, student balances, KnightWeb, campus news and events, and more.

Sign up for NY-ALERT via KnightWeb to receive Geneseo related emergency notifications through email, phone, and text messaging.

This online interactive learning center provides students with access to some course materials, communication tools and more.

Google Apps for Education is available to all Geneseo students, faculty, and staff. Google Apps online services provide productivity and collaboration tools accessible from any Internet connection.

The Geneseo Mobile app provides access to resources like class schedules, registration, billing, meal plan balances, notifications, online directory, events, news, campus map, and more. It can also help you find other apps recommended for Geneseo students. Search for “Geneseo Mobile” on the Google Play Store or Apple's app store and add it today.

Additional CIT Resources

The main CIT Webpage. 

CIT Policies and Procedures

A list of CIT Policies and Procedures

CIT's Twitter feed.  Stay on top of system outages, phishing warnings, and other happenings here.