IT Support Services

Technology Quick Start Guide for Students

Getting Online

Keep Learning

Essential resources for learning in a virtual environment.

Account & Password Management

Most campus systems are accessed with your Wildcat Account, which can be managed with  Account Center

Chico State Portal

The Chico State Portal provides a central location for many of the resources students need. These include WildcatMail, Blackboard, LinkedIn Learning, Student Center, Wildcat Sync, Handshake, Wildcat Store, Chico State Alerts, and more.

IT Support Portal

The IT Support Portal contains the  IT Service Catalog where you can request services and technical support, and the  IT Knowledge Base.


Your WildcatMail account is powered by Google Apps for Education and includes Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sites, Calendar, and more.

Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn is the campus learning management system. It is an essential resource for most CSU, Chico courses.

IT Security

Students are often targeted by scams, phishing, computer viruses, and ransomware.

Office of Accessible Technology

OATS provides support for inclusive technology, and assists with setting up technology accommodations.


Students can get technical support or get access to many applications(opens in new window). Software is available on lab computers, virtual labs, or for installation on personal devices depending on the application. 

Some commonly used applications available to students for installation on personal devices:

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers expert video tutorials on a wide variety of topics. Students have unlimited access to all of these videos.