Self Help (Technology Overview)

The Georgia Highlands College Information Technology team is here to help with your technology needs. From here, learn more about the many technology solutions we support and also access the many “Frequently Asked Questions” that may help you solve some common issues.

GHC’s Services

GHC Notify

GHC Notify is Georgia Highlands College’s emergency notification system.


MyGHC is a one-stop portal containing links to all resources available to currently enrolled students.

Charger Portal

Use the Charger Portal to register for classes, access your financial aid information, request transcripts, and view your final grades.

Third-Party Software

VPN Services

GHC’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) enables users to send and receive data over the school’s private network remotely, as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network.


Protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, unintentional disclosure, unapproved modification, disruption, and/or destruction.

Duo Security (Multi-Factor Authentication)

Multi-Factor Authentication with Duo Security protects your accounts and data from unauthorized access.

D2L Brightspace

D2L is the online learning management system used to support all courses at GHC.

Microsoft 365 (Email)

Georgia Highlands College offers Microsoft 365 for student email.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a team collaboration application developed by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft 365 family of products, offering workspace chat and video conferencing.

Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLDB)

Lockdown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within D2L Brightspace.


Turnitin is a tool integrated into D2L used to promote academic integrity by reporting the similarity of student writing to content in its databases.

Simple Syllabus

A centralized, template-driven platform that enables instructors to quickly personalize and publish interactive class syllabi.



IT support for faculty and staff regarding all audiovisual equipment needs.


Information for connecting to GHC networks.