CIS 3000: Introduction to Computer Game Design

CSUG Accounts

Game development in this course will take place in two labs: CL3 and the CSUG (Computer Science Undergraduate) Lab. CSUG is not run by CIT, and so you cannot access those machines via your netid. Instead, you will need to get a special CSUG account, which is provided to every student in CIS 300. Your accounts are created automatically and you can find in information about your account here:

If you are in the class and do not yet have an account, please contact contact the instructor as soon as possible to create one.

MSDNAA Information

The Cornell CS department is a member of the MicroSoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA). Cornell affiliates with CS or CSUGLab accounts may be provided with a variety of Microsoft products (including Visual Studio 2008) to be used within the bounds of the MSDN EULA. You can find more information about the MSDNAA program at

Once your account has been set up, you should be sent an e-mail regarding your MSDNAA account from E-Academy, who manages Cornell's access to MSDNAA. If you did not get an e-mail, you can try going to the Cornell MSDNAA website. Go to LOG IN on the left and then the Login Help password reminder link on the right. Enter your Cornell e-mail address and click Go Find It. You should receive an e-mail with your password. You should then be able to log in and download software using your Cornell e-mail address as the username and the password you received as your password.