As a student in the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, your upper-division courses are held at the Georgia Cyber Center, providing you access to network and interact with partners in government, industry and academia. Additionally as a School of Computer and Cyber Sciences student, you have access to the resources available in various university departments such as the Academic Success Center and Career Services. These departments and others across campus are here to equip you for success during and beyond your college career!

There are special protocols in place for students who believe they've been exposed to COVID-19 and those feeling symptomatic. Visit the Welcome Back page for additional student resources to keep close as we navigate these special circumstances we're living in this semester.

Advising

During your enrollment at Augusta University, you have an academic advisor to guide you every step of the way from orientation to graduation. Markus Bacha and Wennie Squires are our Academic Program Coordinators for undergraduate students with 60 or more credit hours.

photo of Markus Bacha

Markus Bacha

  • Academic Program Coordinator,
  • Undergraduate student last names A-G,
  • MS-ISM advisor
photo of Wennie Squires

Wennie Squires

  • Academic Program Coordinator,
  • Undergraduate student last names H-Z,
  • MS-CS advisor

Be sure to contact your advisor each semester to confirm or update your graduation plan, discuss career goals, and resolve academic issues. They're always here to help you choose a path of success!

COVID-19 Protocols

 

Non-Clinical Students Exposed to COVID-19 Protocol

 If you believe you've been exposed to COVID-19, follow this procedure.

Non-Clinical Students Feeling COVID-19 Symptoms

 If you are showing any of these symptoms of COVID-19, follow this procedure. Do NOT report to in-person classes.

Please stay tuned to the COVID-19 resources page for additional information.

Contact Us

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences

706-721-1110

ccs@augusta.edu

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences

@AUG_Cyber

@aug_cyber

Student Activities

Association for Computing Machinery

 ACM is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society that delivers resources that advance computing as a science and as a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. The Augusta University student chapter of ACM has subgroups focused on programming, cyber defense and web development that participate in activities and competitions in their respective fields.

Augusta University Cyber Team

The Augusta University Cyber Defense Team participated in its first competition in 2017 and placed in the top 8 of 24 teams qualifying SECCDC Regionals at Kennesaw State University. Contact Franklin Perrin for more information.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Known as the first and only existing international honor society for computing and information disciplines, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) was founded at Texas A&M University in 1967. Augusta University chartered its chapter of UPE in October 2019 with seven charter members. Membership in UPE is limited to juniors and seniors who are in the top 35% of students in their major with at least a 3.3 GPA. For more information or questions about UPE, contact faculty advisor Dr. Harley Eades.


Other Student Activities

In addition to these student organizations, students have the opportunity to participate in various competitions such as the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition and the Spring Phling Programming Competition, an introductory programming competition first held in the Spring 2021 semester.

 

competition winners
competition team
Steve Weldon

Academic Success Center

Are you struggling in a specific class? The Academic Success Center (ASC) is home to a variety of free support services including tutoring, academic coaching, success workshops for Augusta University students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all coaching and tutoring appointments will be held over Microsoft Teams. If you have any additional questions about the ASC, please email Dr. Lorraine Evans.


Career Services

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences works very closely with our Career Services department to ensure you're ready for the work force upon graduation from Augusta University. School of Computer and Cyber Sciences students have a designated Career Services consultant who is available to assist students with career assessments/planning as well as offering graduate and professional school guidance. Our Career Services department hosts events throughout the semester for students to prepare them for success after graduating from Augusta University.

Career Services will host a variety of events virtually and in-person for the Fall 2021 semester. Students can register for these events by contacting Career Services or visiting the events section of your Handshake profile.

Coming this Semester with Career Services:

September 28, 2-3 pm, University Hall 248: Get Hired with Hiration: Learn how to use Career Services newest resource to create AI-assisted online resumes.

September 30, 1-2 pm (JSAC Ballroom) or 5-6 pm (Lee Auditorium, Health Sciences Campus): Augusta National Information Sessions:  Interested in working the 2022 Masters Tournament? Come to this session to hear from hiring managers about their various needs during the tournament.

October 13, 2-3 pm, University Hall 219: How do you Show your Value to a Prospective Employer? Do you know what employers are looking for? Attend this workshop to learn abot the skills you need to be a competitive applicant for any job.

October 23, 9 am-12 pm, JCPenney Augusta: JCPenney Suite Up! An exclusive shopping event for AU students and recent graduates to receive 30% off of professional clothing. This will be a hybrid event the weekend of October 22-24, and the in-person event is Saturday, October 23.


Georgia Cyber Center

Hull McKnight Building - Cyber Center

The Georgia Cyber Center, Augusta University's Riverfront Campus, officially opened on July 10, 2018. Phase One of the facility, the Hull McKnight Building, is the headquarters of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. All School of Computer and Cyber Sciences upper-division courses are held at the Hull McKnight Building. Here's what else you need to know as a student attending class at the Georgia Cyber Center.

What opportunities are available for you as a student of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, using this new facility? Here's what our faculty had to say: