Wi-Fi. Devices. Zoom. Etc.
Hey there UD students, this is your one-stop portal for your technology needs during your time at the University of Delaware. This site will guide you through using and getting help with technology and services provided by UD Information Technologies.
Tech Checklist: What you need
Use our Tech Checklist to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the following tech tips and requirements.
☐ Buy/bring a computer (see UD’s recommended computer specs)
☐ Download your secure wireless connection (eduroam) certificate from off-campus
☐ Decide what devices to bring (see how to connect wireless devices to our network: eduroam)
☐ UD printing vs BYO printer
☐ Gaming consoles / TVs
☐ Install software on your device
☐ Office 365 for Education (FREE)
☐ Anti-virus software. Free options: Windows Defender / Avast for MacOS (read our Anti-Virus Policy)
☐ Zoom (learn more about Zoom)
☐ Other software as needed through UDeploy
☐ Get organized
☐ Backup your files (Google Drive, Google Filestream, OneDrive)
☐ Add to your browser bookmarks
☐ IT Status Twitter feed (know when eduroam Wi-Fi and other services are down)
☐ My UD Settings (for password resets and 2FA settings)
☐ Connecting to the UD network
☐ UD IT Knowledge Base
☐ Check your UD email with Gmail
☐ Review available Learning Tools & Resources
☐ Review important Security Information
☐ Items to have
☐ Other stuff to bring
☐ Cables for your devices (ethernet, HDMI, etc.)
☐ Headset with mic — USB or Bluetooth noise isolating or active noise cancelling headphones with a boom microphone
☐ Webcam — your computer needs a decent processor (CPU) – Intel Core i5 or better, to run your webcam (and Zoom) well. For webcams we recommend USB models with at least 720p resolution
Looking for info about your ONEcard?
Visit the ONEcard website to find out what your official UD identification card is used for and how to receive it.
Learning Tools & Resources
Information Technologies seeks to provide you and your instructors with the tools and resources necessary to support your learning and success while enrolled as a student at UD.
Visit our Learning Tools & Resources page to see a list of the major instructional tools and resources used at UD–such as Canvas, Zoom, and G Suite. You’ll also find information on how and where to get help when you need it, whether creating accounts, downloading and installing software, or anything else tech-related!
If you have an insufficient device or have hardware issues that impede your ability to complete UD coursework, UDIT may be able to help.
How do I…?
Update my 2FA settings? Go to My UD Settings.
Update my MFA settings? Go to www.office.com and log in with your UD credentials.
Access or download software for class? Visit the UD software page.
Update my notification settings in Canvas? Visit this Canvas help page.
NEED TECH SUPPORT?
Too many tech terms?
Visit the Tech Terms to Know page for a quick rundown of terms like Shibboleth, CAS, 2FA, and ONEcard.