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Technology Services and Resources for Staff
Below you will find some of the most commonly used technology resources that are available to staff at DePaul. For a printable guide to technology resources for DePaul employees, download the Employee Tech Guide.
New Staff 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 Ext. 2-8500.
Box 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.
is your gateway to many web-based services at DePaul. This is where
staff members can view paychecks, enter hours and perform other work
Most computer systems at DePaul use your Campus Connect username and password. New employees typically receive their Campus Connection credentials at their DePaul Foundations new employee orientation. 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 e-mail 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.
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.
A DePaul email account
is automatically provisioned for all DePaul employees, including faculty members. You can access your @depaul.edu e-mail account on a DePaul Mac or PC using the Microsoft Outlook
application. You can also access e-mail online from anywhere at outlook.depaul.edu.
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 e-mail 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.
Lynda.com Technical Training
DePaul employees 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.
The Media Production and Training
(MPT) team provides a variety of media production services to
the DePaul community including: onsite and in studio video recording and
production, instructional and promotional video production, event
recording, video and podcast streaming, graphic design, professional
photography, video conferencing, and more.
You have the option of connecting your smart phone and other mobile devices to DePaul’s wireless network and Exchange e-mail server. Please follow the instructions, or contact the Help Desk for assistance.
If an employee's job requires him or her 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
is a shared network drive for work.
Your supervisor will 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
- Mac: access the DePaul Drive Mapper here
- Off Campus: visit the Webdrive page
Ordering Computer & Network Equipment
To order new computers and network equipment, the department's Budget Manager should work with Procurement
to place an order. For new employees, departments should place orders
at the very beginning of the hiring process. Please allow 28 business
days for equipment to be shipped and installed.
are computer labs that also contain the standard classroom setup,
including an instructor podium, LCD projector, speakers, and a computer
for each student. PC Classrooms are available on all DePaul
campuses and are available to staff members by reservation.
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 employees and students to print from computers in DePaul
computer labs. 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.
Skype for Business
Skype for Business is a communication and collaboration solution for DePaul's faculty and staff, providing DePaul staff 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.
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 is
your first point of contact for technical assistance. The Help Desk
provides free assistance via phone, e-mail 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.
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 diffi
culty connecting, contact the Help Desk
or visit the Genius Squad