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Frequently Asked Questions

With the remainder of Spring 2020 semester classes shifting to an online format and all campuses being closed to students and the public, all in-person activities scheduled for the remainder of this semester (both on and off-campus) will need to be canceled to ensure compliance with the guidance from the University System of Georgia, CDC, and public health agencies.

Spotlight is working hard to move involvement meetings to virtual spaces for Spring 2020. Georgia State University provides many online tools to students, faculty, and staff, which can be found online at You can also use the Panther Involvement Network (PIN) to connect with upcoming virtual events. Visit to explore options for student organizations and activities that are moving to the virtual world.

No, students are not able to access facilities, games or equipment as the campus is closed to students and the public through the end of the Spring 2020 semester.

YYes, students can volunteer with Spotlight for the upcoming 2020-2021 year on PIN. Visit Panther Involvement Network (PIN) to apply.

Rental Request

Need snacks for an event? Spotlight Programs Board is proud to offer equipment rentals for popcorn, cotton candy, and new snow cone machines! This is a great way to encourage students to attend programs and adds a bit of fun in the process!

Rentals are $50 per day. Concession supplies are available for an additional charge. The rental form on Panthers Involvement Network (PIN) includes further rules and pricing details. The application requires the organization’s name, event date, time and location, a brief description of the event, and payment type.

For any questions or concerns, contact Spotlight Programs Board.

RENTAL REQUEST: Need snacks for an event? Make your own!


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Spotlight Programs Board offers a few different ways for you to get involved! There are three different types of memberships within Spotlight: volunteers, committees, and the Executive Board.
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The Spotlight Programs Board is composed of nine active programming committees and the student-run Cinefest Film Theater, all of which work toward the continual fulfillment of our mission statement.
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Cinefest is the student-run movie theater. In operation since 1991, Cinefest screens a wide variety of films for the community including cult classics, foreign films, documentaries, independent films and Atlanta premieres.

Experience Spotlight

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Learn the ins and outs of event planning, develop leadership skills, and enrich your experience at Georgia State!
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Being a student has its perks, and an affordable ticket to upcoming events is one of them!
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For the full movie schedule, click here.