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Online Resources for Students

Austin Peay State University offers many support services that students can access online. The university is committed to providing resources and support in a digital format. Please share this information with your student.

Online Classroom Tutorials

Austin Peay State University uses D2L as the Learning Management System for our online classroom. D2L is designed to be clean, streamlined, and mobile-friendly to provide a user-friendly experience for students.

Learn more about navigating the D2L online learning system



ZOOM web conferencing is free for all APSU students. Students should become familiar with ZOOM and make sure they can log in to ZOOM as it may be used in their online courses.

Learn more about Zoom


Virtual Peer Tutoring 

Peer Tutors are available to meet with students virtually. To schedule a virtual meeting with an APSU Peer Tutor students should email learningctr@apsu.edu and allow 24 hours for a meeting to be scheduled.


Online Tutoring

Austin Peay State University offers an online tutoring service for current students through Tutor.com. This service supports students in a number of courses. Students can access Tutor.com through their D2L account by visiting the individual course, selecting "Resources" on the navigation bar and then "Subject-Specific Tutoring."

Learn more about Tutor.com


The Writing Center

Students can submit their papers for feedback using the TurnItIn system through D2L. To use this service, students must register for the "Writing Center Paper Submission" course in D2L.

Learn more about the Writing Center


APSU Woodward Library Online Services

The library has a number of resources available online including online article databases, research guides and video tutorials. Students can also ask a librarian for assistance by email, online chat, text or phone.

Learn more about online library services

Students will need regular access to a computer and reliable internet in order to be successful in online courses. 

  • Students should be sure they have the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). APSU students can download Microsoft Office for free!

  • WiFi is available for students while on campus and can visit the Woodward library or one of the computer labs on campus to use a computer.

  • The Laptop Loan Program assists eligible students on a short-term basis. Laptops are limited and issued to students on a first-come-first-served basis.

Technical Support


Students should contact the GOVSTECH Help Desk by submitting a ticket below if they are unable to log in to OneStop, D2L, or AP Email.

Contact information: govstech@apsu.edu or 931-221-4357

GOVSTECH Ticketing System

Distance Education Support

Students should contact Distance Education Support by submitting a ticket below if they experience technical issues with the D2L online classroom, Tutor.com online tutoring, LinkedIn Learning micro learning videos or Zoom web conferencing.

Contact information: online@apsu.edu or 931-221-6625

Distance Education Ticketing System

Tips for Student Success

When completing online coursework, it may be helpful for students to establish a routine. You can help your student develop positive habits by encouraging them to practice these tips for success.