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Tech Checklist

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)
☐ Make sure you have internet connectivity
☐ 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 5.0 (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 internet and other services are down)
  ☐ My UD Settings (for password resets and 2FA settings)
  ☐ Connecting to the UD network
  ☐ UD IT Support Center  
       ☐ UD IT Knowledge Base
☐ Check your UD email with Gmail
☐ Review available Learning Tools & Resources
☐ Review important Security Information
☐ Items to have
    ☐ 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

Coming to Campus? 

☐ Decide what devices to bring (see how to connect wireless devices to our network: eduroam)
 ☐ UD printing vs BYO printer
 ☐ Gaming consoles / TVs (check out our Cable TV lineup)
☐ Other stuff to bring
 ☐ Webcam (if not built into in your device)
 ☐ Quality headphones with a built in microphone
 ☐ Cables for your devices (ethernet, HDMI, etc.)
 ☐ Chargers
Download your secure wireless connection (eduroam) certificate from off-campus

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