Duke University's Office of Information Technology (OIT) is dedicated to supporting and enhancing teaching, research, and community service through the effective management and use of information technology resources.

This page contains links to important information for incoming first-year students to ensure that you are up-and-running on Duke's vast technology resources when you arrive in Durham.
Before You Arrive On Campus   Once You Get Here

IT Security - Learn about protecting yourself from identity theft and computer viruses.

Activate your NetID - This is your key to accessing online resources at Duke.

E-mail - After you activate your NetID, start utilizing this important resource for official communications from Duke.

Wireless phones - Once you've matriculated, you can sign-up for a wireless phone plan at special prices.

Get a computer - bring one from home or buy one from Duke, just make sure you have the right hardware and software

SWAT - Get on-site help with your computer during move-in.

Connect to DukeNet - Access the Duke computer network.

Download Software - Find what you need.

Dorm Phones, Cable TV, Pagers - Sign-up here for living essentials.

Computer Labs - See where they are and when they're open.

ePrint - Learn about the convenience of remote printing.

Training - Sign-up for computer training courses.



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