Top Hat for Students

Top Hat allows your instructor to ask questions, take polls,  give quizzes, and get feedback from you during class. Top Hat is a bring-your-own-device system, which means that you  can use any web-enabled device (laptops, tablets, smartphones) to participate. Top Hat also allows for text messaging to submit answers, so you may also be able to use older cell phones as well, depending on how your instructor uses Top Hat.

Your instructor may begin using Top Hat this fall - if they are using it, you will receive an invitation via e-mail. You will need to purchase a Top Hat license in order to use it in class. UGA students receive a discounted price for Top Hat.

The UGA prices are :

 When you are purchasing your license, you'll select your license term and see the regular prices for Top Hat. The UGA discount will applied when you check out.

Each instructor may use the tool differently, so check your syllabus for details.

Download the Top Hat Student Quick Start Guide

Top Hat and Academic Honesty: Sharing the daily Top Hat attendance code or other Top Hat details with a student who is not in the classroom may be a violation of the university’s academic honesty policy.  Be sure to protect the privacy of the code you receive.

If you have questions about using Top Hat, please visit: Top Hat Support for students, email support@tophat.com or call Top Hat at 1 (888) 663-5491.