Academic support resources available to students at GSU.

  • Library

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    The University Library is in the D Building. Use the university's Main Entrance and walk straight through until you reach the stairs and elevator. Go up to the 2nd floor and you will have arrived at the library's entrance.

    Governors State University Library is physically closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but library faculty and staff are still available for your academic needs.

    Hours: Hours may vary, please access the library's website below
    Email: library@govst.edu
    Phone: 708.534.4111
    Website: https://www.govst.edu/gsu-library/

  • GSU Star

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    GSU Star is the system by which instructors and advisors can communicate with students as well as report attendance and academic progress.

    About GSU Star: https://www.govst.edu/STAR/
    GSU Star Log-in: https://govst.starfishsolutions.com/starfish-ops/support/login.html

  • Academic Advising

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    GSU has advisors for all departments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Academic Advising will offer appointments by phone or video conferencing only. Please see the website below for information on how to schedule a session.

    Academic Advising: https://www.govst.edu/advising/

  • Writing Center

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    The Writing Center provides students the resources necessary to become confident, effective writers and self-directed learners. This is accomplished through encounters with students that focus on organization, content development, argumentation, proper formatting, and citation in their written work. The Writing Center helps students at every stage of the writing process and encourages them to view writing as a craft they must master through revision, reading, and perspective. The goal of the Writing Center is to help students use writing as a skill that can inspire their lifelong learning, career advancement, personal fulfillment, and civic engagement.

    Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Writing Center will offer appointments by phone or video conferencing only. Please see the website below for information on how to schedule a session.

    Writing Center: https://www.govst.edu/writingcenter/

  • Math, Statistics, Science and Business Tutoring

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    Through the Academic Resource Center, peer tutors are available to assist students in all first year math and science courses, as well as a number of elective and upper division courses.

    Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Academic Resource Center will offer appointments by phone or video conferencing only. Please see the website below for information on how to schedule a session.

    Academic Resource Center: https://www.govst.edu/Academics/Services_and_Resources/Academic_Resource_Center/Academic_Enrichment/Math,_Statistics,_Science_and_Business_Tutoring/

  • Registrar's Office

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    The Registrar is where students register for classes, add/drop, apply for graduation, update official contact information, and receive transcripts.

    Hours: Hours may vary, please access the registrar's website below
    Email: RegOffice@govst.edu
    Phone: 708.534.4500
    Website: https://www.govst.edu/registrar/

  • Bookstore

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    The Governors State University Bookstore managed by Follett, sells textbooks, GSU and Jaguar apparel, and other academic supplies.

    Hours: Hours may vary, please access the bookstore's website below
    Email: governors@bkstr.com
    Phone: 708.534.4558
    Website: https://www.govst.edu/bookstore/