Frequently Asked Questions
Below are questions frequently asked by our students and faculty. If you have a question not listed here, contact the Teacher Education department to help you.
Online Tools and Technology
The Advising Hub can be found in the USF Student Hub. The Student Hub can be accessed by logging into MyUSF and clicking on View All Apps and clicking on the "Student Hub" tile from the list of available apps. For more information about the USF Student Hub, go to the Student Hub website on MyUSF.
Canvas is an online learning management system (LMS) where students can log and attend online courses. Students can also manage their courses, Canvas certificates and other administrative information through the LMS. The ETS department has a great Canvas informational page on MyUSF that includes help documentation, video tutorials and registration for online classes. Below are some more helpful resources related to the Canvas software.
If you do not want to check your USFCA.edu email address daily, you can setup email forwarding to an account you do check on a daily basis. Once you have email forwarding properly setup, all email (minus spam) sent to your
@dons.usfca.edu email address will automatically be forwarded to your personal email address. The USF Career Services Center's Tutoring Center has a great Email Forwarding instructional page on how set this up.
On-Campus Student Support
Besides borrowing books, students can take advantage of the Gleeson Library's services and resources such as course reserves, digital publishing services, document delivery, and online services. You can learn more on the Gleeson Library website.
USF is centrally located in San Francisco with various public transportation options. The BART system covers most of the Bay Area, providing quick access to the East Bay, the Peninsula, the airport, and other important destinations. To view directions and public transit information, go to the USF transit options web page.