SSU Supported Applications

Below is a list of the applications that are officially supported by Savannah State University. Please review this list before using or purchasing new software.

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Adobe EchoSign

Adobe EchoSign is an electronic workflow system that allows users to electronically sign and manage documents any anytime, anywhere using a mobile device.

Contact ITS Service Desk

Astra Schedule

Astra Schedule is a space request system powered by Ad Astra that allows users to submit an online request to reserve a room (or other space) in a building. This centralized scheduling system is available for students, faculty, staff, and external users. The online system optimizes space for academic sections and events to improve space utilization.

Contact ITS Service Desk


AxisTV is a digital signage system that allows users to create dynamic content using different types of data inputs such as text, graphics, and event schedules delivered on a variety of devices including flat panel displays, LCDs, interactive room signs, and web pages.

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Banner is a database of student records used by faculty, staff, and students to conduct official transactions and obtain personal and academic information. Banner is most commonly accessed by functional staff via the Internet Native Banner (INB) web interface.

Contact Registrar

Banner Document Management

Banner Document Management is an imaging and document management system used to scan and index student documents, making them easily accessible in Banner.

Contact ITS Service Desk

Blackboard Analytics

Blackboard Analytics is a suite of data warehouse and analytics reporting applications designed to build analytics data models, key metrics, and reports to create business intelligence for administrators, faculty, and staff use.

Contact IRPA

Blackboard Transact

Blackboard Transact is a system designed to identify privileges for students, faculty, and staff, such as access to buildings, meal plans, printing, attendance at events, and obtaining products and services. The system stores data and provides reports on usage by customer or function.

Contact ID Card Office

Building a Better U2

Building a Better U2 (BBU2) is an online learning portal with a comprehensive catalog of more than 3,500 free non-credit business and technical professional development courses, simulations, and a full library of resources accessible anytime, anywhere through an Internet connection.

Contact Human Resources

Campus Labs

Campus Labs - an institutional effectiveness solution - is a comprehensive data collection system used to document, manage, and track departmental processes at all levels. Real-time data analytics are used to evaluate the progress of goals and outcomes. Leveraging the tools in this solution will provide meaningful insight into the annual assessment planning cycle to ensure continuous process improvement.

Contact ITS Service Desk

Cascade Server

Cascade is a web-based content management system that allows you to update webpages.

Contact University Advancement


DegreeWorks is a student tracking system to improve the integration of student progress and academic success with course scheduling. DegreeWorks is used by students and advisors to monitor progress toward degree completion.

Contact Registrar

Desire2Learn (BrightSpace)

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a learning management system (LMS) used by faculty and students for online and blended courses. D2L provides a core suite of LMS products with capabilities for course design, reporting, assessment, and mobile and collaboration options.

Contact Academic Affairs

Digital Measures

Digital Measures is a fully customizable online information management system designed to organize and report on teaching, research, and service activities. Digital Measures manages critical information for accreditation and personnel management.

Contact Digital Measures Admin

EAB Student Success Collaborative

Educational Advisory Board Student Success Collaborative combines technology, research and predictive analytics to help positively inflect outcomes with at-risk and off-path students. Dashboards deliver focused intelligence on potential areas for targeted improvement.

Contact Academic Affairs

Ellucian On-Demand Subscription Library

Ellucian On-Demand Subscription Library provides online technical and functional training for Banner and PAWS via the Ellucian HUB.

No contact (Self-Service)

Instant Messenger

Instant Messenger is an instant messaging service that uses Skype for Business to communicate or chat online via text, voice, or video with colleagues.

Contact ITS Service Desk


LiveSafe is a mobile communication system used to send emergency messages to the campus such as severe weather. Users may report tips about suspicious activity, locate nearby facilities, or send check-in notes such as "I'm ok."

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Microsoft Office 2013

Microsoft Office 2013 is the desktop version of a package of office productivity applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, Skype for Business, OneDrive, and OneNote.

Contact ITS Service Desk

ONEUSG Connect

ONEUSG Connect is a system-wide initiative to bring all USG institutions onto one technology solution to manage USG human resource activities, benefits and compensation.

Contact Human Resources


Personal Access Web Service (PAWS) is a Banner self-service web interface used by faculty, staff, and students to conduct official transactions and obtain personal and academic information. PAWS is most commonly accessed by faculty and students via Self-Service Banner.

Contact Academic Affairs


PeopleAdmin is an online applicant tracking system used to manage recruiting and hiring activities.

Contact Human Resources

PeopleSoft Financials

PeopleSoft Financials is used to administer the following services: general accounting, accounts payable, purchasing, grants & contract management, budget reporting and e-Procurement. Non-business and Financial Affairs staff most commonly access PeopleSoft Financials for e-Procurement (for the creation and approval of requisitions) and budget reporting.

Contact Business and Financial Affairs


PolicyTech simplifies document management by providing an easy online interface to manage, control and share your policies and other critical documents.

Contact Business and Financial Affairs

Personal Network Drive

A personal network drive provides a network storage space to faculty and staff to store and backup files. Files stored on a network drive are accessible from any campus computer and are backed up nightly.

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Spectate is a web-based customer relationship manager tool used to create and track customers that visit the SSU website.

Contact University Advancement


StarRez is a comprehensive student housing solution including an online housing application, online roommate and room self-selection, roommate matching and core staff administrative functions such as bulk room assignments/auto-allocation, billing, reporting, email, and mail merge.

Contact Housing and Residence


T2 is used to manage parking services on campus. It supports permit sales, parking rules enforcement/citations, and the appeals process.

Contact Parking Services


TouchNet is an e-commerce system that provides a payment gateway to process electronically submitted credit cards or ACH payments, and a Marketplace to create, manage, and operate online storefronts, registration sites and secure payment pages.

Contact Business and Financial Affairs


WebEx is a web conferencing application that virtually connects participants in one meeting room from a browser, mobile or video device. WebEx offers integrated audio, video, and content sharing, allowing participants to attend meetings, share presentations or collaborate on projects.

Contact ITS Service Desk

Windows SCCM

Windows System Center Configuration Manager is an endpoint management system that includes modules for software deployment, asset management, software patch management, and remote assistance.

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