Technology Services and Resources for Faculty
Below you will find some of the most commonly used technology resources that are available to faculty at DePaul. For a printable guide to technology resources for DePaul employees, download the Employee Tech Guide.
New Faculty Members
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 Campus Connect username and password. If you have forgotten your Campus Connect 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.
DePaul ID Card
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.
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.
Desire 2 Learn (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 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 @depaul.edu email account on a DePaul Mac or PC using the Outlook Desktop App
. You can also access email using the Outlook Web App
Use your 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
Guest Wireless Network Sponsorship
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.
Lynda.com Technical Training
DePaul faculty, staff, and students can log in to lynda.com
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. Visit software.depaul.edu/lynda
for more information and to log in.
Macs on Campus
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’swireless 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:
- Windows: through the "My PC" or "My Computer" icon on any DePaul owned PC
- Mac: access the DePaul Drive Mapper here
- Off Campus: visit the Webdrive page
DePaul provides computing resources to the university community to provide educational experiences, perform research and development, conduct business activities, and provide cost-effective communication. DePaul University has several policies that govern the use of software, technology and data. These policies apply
to anyone who uses the DePaul network or other university technology. Please familiarize yourself with the full text of these policies
Printing on Campus
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.
The Information Security team offers a variety of services to safeguard the university’s information assets and the personal privacy of university community members. If you have a question or concern about computer security, email email@example.com
. For tips on how to keep your computer safe from viruses, malware, and other malicious attacks, please visit our security
page and read our list of Top 10 Computer Security Tips
All software installed on DePaul computers must be
properly licensed. For information on software that is currently
available on DePaul lab, classroom, and office computers or how to
purchase new software, visit the software
section of our website.
Need to upgrade your personal computer or software? The Demon Discounts
website provides discounted products and services, including computer hardware and software,
to the university community.
The Help Desk
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.
Wireless Internet Access
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 Campus Connection 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.
Box Cloud Storage
is a cloud storage and collaboration platform. DePaul faculty, staff, and students have access to free unlimited cloud storage, allowing them to easily store, edit, and collaborate on documents from from anywhere. Find more information, including how to log in, at box.depaul.edu
Skype for Business
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.
is a cloud storage and collaboration platform. DePaul employees and students have access to free unlimited cloud storage, allowing them to easily store, edit, and collaborate on documents from from anywhere. Find more information, including how to log in, at box.depaul.edu