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Enrollment and Student Academic Information Bulletin

Connecting to the IU Computing Network

University Information Technology Services (UITS), IU’s central IT organization, is dedicated to helping you succeed academically by providing an extensive and varied computing environment and nationally recognized computing support. UITS offers:

  • Getting Started, a guide for students to getting started with technology at IU
  • Online resources through One.IU, the gateway to many university services
  • Computing accounts for using email, printing, file storage, and more
  • No-cost and discounted software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, security and privacy tools, and EndNote at iuware.iu.edu
  • Stream software on any device with IUanyWare.
  • Almost 100 technology centers with Windows, Mac, and Unix/Linux workstations
  • High-speed Ethernet connections in every campus residence hall
  • Eduroam, a wireless network that covers virtually the entire campus
  • No-cost workshops, 24-hour help desks, online support, and publications
  • IT news and updates via the web (itnews.iu.edu), email (The Monitor), and social media

To use UITS resources, you’ll need an IU Network ID, which you should have received when you first enrolled.

Connecting from Student & Residential Technology Centers

You have access to over 2,000 workstations in dozens of Student Technology Centers (STCs) and Residential Technology Centers (RTCs). There you can check email, use One.IU, surf the web, use popular software, and print using your printing allotment. See when the STCs and RTCs are staffed with consultants to assist you.

Note: Don’t forget to log out of STC and RTC workstations when you are done using them. Failing to do so is a serious security risk to both you and the university.

Connecting from Your Campus Residence

UITS provides you with a high-speed Ethernet computer connection in your campus residence. If using Ethernet, register your device on the network. Or use the wireless network access via eduroam.

Connecting Using Wireless (Wi-Fi)

With your laptop and wireless network card, you can connect to the eduroam wireless network across campus.

Game consoles and other IoT devices should be connected to IU PublicNet.

More information about how to register your gaming console or media device.

Connecting from Off Campus

If you live off campus, see if your apartment complex offers Ethernet connections or contact a local broadband (cable or DSL) service provider. You may need to authenticate using VPN to access some university services through such a provider.

Student Email

You can access your IU email on a web browser, on an email client on your computer desktop, or on your mobile device.

Need Help?

If you have questions about your IU Network ID or services offered by UITS, stop by the UITS Support Center walk-in location in the Herman B Wells Library (fourth floor). For additional information about walk-in hours, phone, email, and chat support, contact the UITS Support Center.