Frequently Asked Questions about Post- Awards

What is Bulldog Connection?

Bulldog Connection is an easy way to access information from the Registrar's Office, Student Accounts, Financial Aid Office, and various other administrative departments. Using Bulldog Connection, students can enroll in classes and view grades, unofficial transcripts, the course catalog, class schedules, billing information, financial aid information, etc. 

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How do I get my Bulldog Connection password reset?

To be able to reset your Bulldog Connection password, please visit this link for the self-service password reset kiosk.

If you need additional assistance with the procedure, you may contact the DIT Support Services at (301)860-4357 or helpdesk@bowiestate.edu. You may also stop by the office which is located at the basement level of the Thurgood Marshall Library Bldg., behind Computer Labs 090C and 090D.

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How can I enter my time sheet online?

The URL to enter your time sheet online is:

https://csweb.bowiestate.edu:8082/psp/csprd/?cmd=login.

The BSU web time sheet system is accessible from on-campus and as well as off-campus. You can use your Bulldog Connection user ID and password to submit your time sheet online.

Please note that the production database URL is different from the one used in training. In training, you use a different URL, which accesses training database.

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What are the minimum requirements for my PC to access Bulldog Connection?

Since Bulldog Connection at BSU is web-based, all you need on your PC is an Internet connection and a compatible browser. For browser compatibility issues, please refer to FAQs on Do I need a special software to access PeopleSoft? Although it is not required, it is strongly recommended to have Internet Explorer version 6.0 or Netscape Navigator 7.x on your PC. 

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How can I get network connectivity from my dorm room?

All enrolled students who reside in the University dorms are eligible to obtain network connection from their dorm rooms. You can register your Bowie laptop or your personal PC to get the network connection. To gain access to the network connection, please visit the DIT Support Services, located at the basement level of the Thurgood Marshall Library Bldg., behind Computer Labs 090C and 090D.

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Do I need special software to access BSU PeopleSoft?

No. PeopleSoft at BSU is a web-based application and it does not require any special software to access it. A PC with Internet connection is all that is required with your appropriate login and password. However, you need to make sure your web browser meets the minimum requirements for PeopleSoft.

The minimum web browser requirements are:

Platform MS Internet Explorer Netscape Navigator Other
Windows 2000
5.0
5.5
6.0
6.1
6.2x
7.x
Net Comm 4.7x
Mozilla 1.4
Windows XP
6.0
6.2x
7.x
Mozilla 1.4
Macintosh OS 9/X
5
6.2x
7.x
Net Comm 4.72
Mozilla 1.4
Linux
 
7.x
Net Comm 4.72
Mozilla 1.4

Although the web browsers function with minimum required release, it is highly recommended that you use the higher version releases. For Microsoft Internet Explorer, the recommended version is 6 and for Netscape Navigator the recommended version is 7.x. 

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Whom should I contact if I need help?

If you have problems with user ID/password, please contact the DIT Support Services, located at the basement level of the Thurgood Marshall Library Bldg., behind Computer Labs 090C and 090D. The phone number is (301)860-4357 and email is helpdesk@bowiestate.edu. Support service associates are available Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

If you have questions on Financial Aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office, located in the Henry Administration Building. If you have any questions regarding your bill, please contact the Student Accounts Office, located in the Henry Administration Building. If you have any questions regarding your academic records, please contact the Registrar's Office, located in the Henry Administration Building. 

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How do I forward an e-mail account to another e-mail account?

Click here for instructions on forwarding e-mail.

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