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Below you will find some of the most commonly used technology resources that are available to faculty at DePaul.
Please keep in mind that some services cannot be accessed until Human Resources finishes processing your new hire paperwork. For information about hiring procedures, please contact Human Resources at 312-362-8500 or Ext. 2-8500.
Campus Connect is your gateway to many web-based services at DePaul. This is where faculty members have the ability to view class rosters, assign official grades, view paystubs and perform other related tasks.
Most computer systems at DePaul use your DePaul username and password (formerly called Campus Connect username and password). If you have forgotten your DePaul password, please use the Recover Password link, which is located at the bottom of the Campus Connect login page. Your password will be sent to your preferred email address. You can also obtain your password by by calling the Help Desk at 312-362-8765 or visiting the nearest ID Card Office with a valid photo ID.
There are over 400 technology equipped classrooms across the DePaul campuses. These classrooms consist of a computer, LCD projector, amplifier and laptop connectivity.
PC Classrooms are hybrid computer labs/classrooms that provide the same teaching experience as regular classrooms, with the addition of individual computers for each student. A PC classroom also provides access to an Intelliprint station in the room. There are PC Classrooms located on all DePaul campuses and can be reserved through the room reservation process.
Computer labs are located on all DePaul campuses. Faculty may also access a virtual computer lab service, which offers some of the same software available in the labs, available from any faculty member's Windows or Mac computer. There are also PC classroom labs on each campus, available by reservation.
Your DePaul ID Card serves as your official campus identification. It gives you access to DePaul services, such as library checkout, computer labs, and printers. ID Services will issue you an ID card free of charge when you present a valid photo ID card. View latest ID Services office hours due to Covid-19.
DePaul ID Cards can be programmed to allow you access to various buildings and rooms. Door access is granted by an authorized department representative. To activate photocopy access on a DePaul ID Card, an authorized department representative should contact Document Services.
D2L is an electronic course management system that enables interaction between students and faculty. D2L incorporates document sharing, discussion boards, email, an online grade book, assignment drop boxes, chat rooms, small group areas, online quizzes, and more. Log in with your DePaul username and password (formerly called Campus Connect username and password). Faculty support and training in D2L is provided by Teaching Commons
If you are a faculty member who is new to D2L, please visit Teaching Commons for a list of helpful tutorials. Written guides and videos explain how to create and combine courses, upload course content, communicate with students, create quizzes, record attendance, create a gradebook, record grades, among a variety of other tasks.
A DePaul email account is automatically provisioned for all DePaul employees, including faculty members. You can access your firstname.lastname@example.org email account on a DePaul Mac or PC using the Outlook Desktop App. You can also access email using the Outlook Web App at outlook.depaul.edu. Use your DePaul username and password (formerly called Campus Connect username and password) to log in. DePaul staff and faculty may also choose personalized long emails for use based on their name. You also have the option of connecting your smartphone and other mobile devices to DePaul’s email server. Please see the instructions for setting up your DePaul email on your smartphone or other mobile device, or contact the Help Desk for assistance.
Visitors and guests with a business need to access the network and a faculty or staff sponsor can access wireless through the depaul-guest network. Conference attendees are also able to use the depaul-guest wireless network for the duration of the conference. If you are hosting a conference or need assistance hosting a guest on the depaul-guest network, please call the Help Desk.
DePaul faculty have access to a wide variety of instructional technologies, including:
Support for most instructional technologies at DePaul is provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). CTL assists faculty in using technology to enhance teaching and learning, by providing training, consultation, online course design and development and end-user support of technology applications.
DePaul faculty, staff, and students can log in to LinkedIn Learning for unlimited FREE access to a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for those looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Mac & Windows, SPSS, Tableau, databases, web design, social media, photography, audio & video, design, animation, business and a wide range of other topics.
Library resources include specialized digital and online resources to support research and teaching needs. Ares is the library's course material reserve system. For assistance digitizing DVDs on reserve in DePaul's library for distribution via D2L, contact your area's Course Reserves Contact or review the How To Get Started Using Ares Course Reserves guide.
If you are a Mac user, visit this page for more information about using Macs on campus, including how to access your network drives.
You have the option of connecting your smartphone and other mobile devices to DePaul’s wireless network and Exchange email server. Please follow the mobile device setup instructions, or contact the Help Desk for assistance.
If an employee's job requires them to have a mobile phone, the department's Budget Manager can work with Procurement to place an order through AT&T Premier, DePaul's preferred vendor.
To connect a computer to our network via a wired network cable where one was not previously connected, a network jack may need to be installed and/or activated. The department's Budget Manager should submit the network activation request form.
DePaul employees may save data on two network drives. Both network drives are backed-up nightly. U: is a personal network drive just for you. W: is a shared network drive for work. Your supervisor can request access to the necessary portions of the W drive for you. To access the network drives:
Office 365 has great services including Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, and an address book for communicating with the University community. DePaul-owned computers come with Office 365 applications preloaded. Also access the cloud version of Office 365 applications or download them on your computer by following these instructions:
PC Classrooms are hybrid computer labs/classrooms that provide the same teaching experience as Technology Equipped Classrooms, with the addition of individual computers for each student. A PC classroom also provides access to an Intelliprint station directly in the room. There are PC Classrooms located on all DePaul campuses and can be reserved through DePaul's room reservation system.
All computers in PC Classrooms have the same standard lab software that is provided in all computer labs. If the software you need is not on the list, please follow the Lab and Classroom Software request process to have the software installed.
Most offices have access to shared departmental network printers. For assistance adding a network printer to your computer, please contact the Help Desk.
The Intelliprint system allows DePaul faculty, staff, and students to print from computers in DePaul computer labs and PC Classrooms. A DePaul ID Card is needed to use the printers. Certain DePaul employees and all students receive a set amount of free print credits each quarter. Additional funds can be added to your Demon Express account. With the free iPrint from Anywhere software, you can also print wirelessly from your laptop to the lab Intelliprint printers. Download the software from Campus Connect.
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Cisco Jabber is a software phone client for use by faculty and staff. If you have an individual DePaul phone number, this software allows you to make and receive calls as you can from your university desk phone. The application, called Cisco Jabber, is available for PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices. To get started, please review the self-service installation instructions and frequently asked questions available via the Help Desk Knowledge Base.
Please note: There is a known issue with iOS clients. Details can be found in the FAQ. Questions or issues with the software may be directed to the Help Desk at https://helpdesk.depaul.edu or (312)362-8765.
The Help Desk is your first point of contact for technical assistance. The Help Desk provides free assistance via phone, email and web for the DePaul community. We support all DePaul computers, software, email accounts, and telephones. We troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software related issues on both Mac and PC operating systems.
Faculty have access to the DePaul phone and voicemail system. Accounts must be created for all new faculty members. The hiring department initiates this request several days before the employee's first day. To learn how to use your phone, view the Telephone Features and Voicemail Instructions pages.
Wireless network access is available on all DePaul campuses. There are wireless access points installed in all DePaul buildings, and wireless is accessible from most DePaul classrooms and labs. DePaul employees can connect to the wireless network with any wireless capable device using their DePaul username and password (formerly called Campus Connect username and password). Follow the setup instructions related to your device.
Eduroam is also available at DePaul and on participating University Campuses, giving you wireless access when traveling to participating institutions. Eduroam is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community.
For more information about wireless access, visit our wireless page. If you experience diffuculty connecting, contact the Help Desk or visit the Genius Squad.
Skype for Business is a communication and collaboration solution for DePaul's faculty and staff, providing DePaul employees the ability to collaborate via Instant Messaging, Video and Audio Conferencing, Desktop Sharing, and more. To find out more about DePaul's Skype for Business offering, click here.
DePaul offers a virtual computer lab service for use by students and faculty. The virtual lab, powered by Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, offers some of the same software applications that are installed in our physical computer labs and makes those applications available on your computer, on or off campus.
Currently available software applications can be viewed here.