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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.