The Active Directory Guides

Active Directory is the system that manages logging into Valdosta State University computers. After setting up an account, faculty, staff, and students of the university will be able to:

  • Access computers located on campus
  • Access their My Documents folder from any computer owned by the university
  • Access shared documents for their classes or departments
  • Access shared printers

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Lab Users

This section offers the steps necessary for students who are not employed by the university to:

  • Create their Active Directory account at a computer lab
  • Log another user off of a lab computer
  • Access the My Documents folder

Office Users

This section offers the steps necessary for employees of the university (including student employees and graduate assistants) to:

  • Create their Active Directory account at any office computer in their department
  • Log another user off of an office or classroom computer
  • Access the My Documents folder
  • Access additional features only available to employees