Frequently Asked Questions

Visit to explore options for student organizations and activities. There is a "Join" button on the top right corner of each registered student organization profile page so that you can stay informed about their upcoming events.

Yes, students can volunteer with Spotlight by applying on the Panther Involvement Network (PIN).

Homecoming is around the corner!

Photo from Homecoming paradeHomecoming at Georgia State University is a tradition of bringing former and current Panthers together to celebrate. When you become a Panther, you carry on the tradition forever. A timeline of student-focused events and applications to participate as a member of the Royal Court, compete in Georgia State’s Got Talent or participate in the Homecoming parade are on our Homecoming page. Additional information is available at Show off your Panther spirit and prepare to paint the town blue.

Use #GeorgiaStateHC21 when participating in any Homecoming activities.

Visit our Spotlight Programs Board page in the Panther Involvement Network for information on all of our upcoming events, whether Homecoming related or not.

Get Involved

Get InvolvedGet Involved
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.
Panther FamilyResizedSpotlight Committees
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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Committee Applications
Learn the ins and outs of event planning, develop leadership skills, and enrich your experience at Georgia State!

Experience Spotlight

CinefestCinefest Film Theater
Cinefest is a 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.
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For a listing of the events offered by Spotlight, check the Events page.
A photo of artwork in the Gallery Lounge Gallery Lounge
Spotlight is responsible for coordinating the art exhibits in the Gallery Lounge on the 3rd floor of Student Center East!