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Most usernames will be the same as your campus email username prefix followed by an underscore (_) plus an assigned acronym for your campus, but please see below for institution-specific information.

Usernames by Institution

Institution Example User Name
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Example: jdoe_abac
Armstrong State University Example: *see below
Albany State University Example: jdoe1_alsu
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Example: jdoe78_amc
Bainbridge State College Example: jdoe1_bsc
Clayton State University Example: john.doe_clsu
College of Coastal Georgia Example: *see below
Columbus State University Example: john_doe_csu
Dalton State College Example: jdoe_dsc
Darton State College Example: john.doe_darc
East Georgia State College Example: jdoe1_egc
Fort Valley State University Example: jdoe_fvsu
Georgia College and State University Example: john.doe_gcsu
Georgia Gwinnett College Example: jdoe12_ggc
Georgia Highlands College Example: jdoe1_ghc
Georgia Southwestern State University Example: jdoe7_gsw
Georgia Southern University Example: *see below
Gordon State College Example: sb190778_goc
Kennesaw State University Example: jdoe131_ksu
Middle Georgia State University Example: john.doe_mgsc
Savannah State University Example: jdoe_ssu
South Georgia State College Example: jdoe123_sgsc
University of North Georgia Example: jpdoe1234_ung
University of West Georgia Example: jdoe1_uwg
Valdosta State University Example: jdoe1_vsu

Armstrong State University Students:

Your username will be your Port of Armstrong username plus _aasu. *Example – ab1234_aasu

College of Coastal Georgia Students:
To find your username for, follow these instructions:

  1. Login to C.O.A.S.T. Your C.O.A.S.T. user ID is the same as your student ID. Your initial password is your birth date as mmddyy (i.e. if your birth date is January 1, 1992 your default password is 010192)
  2. Select "Student Information"
  3. Next select "View GoVIEW Account"
  4. Write down the GoVIEW username for future reference: Remember, your GoVIEW username will not be your student ID (9200 number).
  5. For GoVIEW, your username includes an underscore (_) plus your campus acronym (CCGA). For Example, if you wrote down jdoe23, then your GoVIEW username will be jdoe23_ccga

Georgia Southern University Students:

To find your GoVIEW username, please follow the following steps:

  1. Log into My.GeorgiaSouthern.Edu     
  2. Click your name in the upper-right corner of the the My.GeorgiaSouthern homepage and select "Personal Settings"
  3. Click on “GoVIEW D2L Login Information”

Your password will be your Banner password at the time that you registered for your eCore course. If you cannot remember your password or have password issues, you may access the "Forgot Password?" link directly under the login area on the GoVIEW site, When clicking on the "Forgot Password" Link, you will need to type in your username in the format listed above. The password reset link will be emailed to your campus email address. The email will be sent from


Note - KSU students must utilize the password reset link prior to logging in for the first time.


Log in to your eCore course on the first day of class or as soon as possible thereafter and complete the eCore Mandatory Attendance Quiz and any other orientation/introduction activities. See below for the class start and log in deadline for the session in which you are enrolled.


Full Session

Short Session

Short Session II

Classes Begin

August 17

August 17

October 12

Log-in and
participation Deadline

August 21
by 12 p.m. noon EST

August 21
by 12 p.m. noon EST

October 16
by 12:00 noon (EST)

For Attendance Verification:
You must log in to your eCore class by the log in deadline (the earlier the better) and participate in the course by completing the eCore Mandatory Attendance Quiz and Introduction Discussions Activity, or you will be reported as non-attending by your professor. If you are reported as non-attending, you may be withdrawn or dropped by your home institution.

If you are enrolled in more than one eCore class, you must complete the start-up activities and the eCore Mandatory Attendance Quiz in each class you are enrolled in this term.

How to be counted "present" in your eCore class:

  1. Login in to GoVIEW using the information found in your eCore Welcome Letter.
  2. Take the Mandatory Attendance Quiz in each of your eCore classes.
  3. Complete the Introduction Discussions Activity in each of your eCore classes.

Please note: Instructors are not obligated to accept any excuse for course inactivity due to technical problems. It is your responsibility to report technical problems to the USG D2L Help Center as they occur or contact eCore Administrative Services at or 678-839-5300 or toll-free, 1-855-93ECORE (1-855-933-2673).