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Overview of Services

Work better with colleagues on- and off-campus with collaboration and communications tools - from chat to web conferencing, email to sharing sites, OIT has a solution to build your workflow.
Download more than 100 software packages available to staff, students and faculty for free or at a steep discount. Browse for your favorites or find new tools.
Get access to the tools you need to work, study or teach. Your Duke NetID & password and Office365 email are the keys to technology at Duke.
Take steps to protect yourself from IT security threats. Stay one step ahead with antivirus and malware protection, data loss protection, password management and more.
Create a new website for your department, group or course. Or develop an app. OIT has tools to do-it-yourself, or you can hire experts on-campus to make your vision reality.
DukeCard is your official Duke ID. It gives you access to buildings and facilities like the gym and library. You can also pay for everything from dining to vending machines across campus.
Get work done with printing and labs. OIT has dozens of ePrint locations, plus physical and virtual computer labs across campus. Make your next big project amazing with specialty labs like the Co-Lab maker-space and the Multimedia Project Studio (MPS).
Host virtualized operating systems, servers and storage systems across campus. These cloud-based options prevent hardware failures and can expand your computing, hosting and storage power at Duke. 
Connect to Duke from anywhere. Access Duke's robust wireless and wired data network throughout the university. Use VPN to connect from off-campus or Eduroam to connect all over the globe.
Get cutting edge technology to help you teach and learn in the 21st century. OIT can help with lecture capture and streaming, learning management systems, and course websites.
Set up your department using automation tools for Duke-wide IT systems. IT staff and system administrators can coordinate authorizations, virtual computing, performance monitoring, HR & finance systems, and more through automation and IT systems.

Recent News

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Use Duke ‘Box,’ Get a Chance at Winning an Amazon Echo

February 8, 2017

Enter OIT's "Box Quest" contest through Feb. 28. Duke’s Box cloud storage and collaboration tool was upgraded on February 1. As part of “Duke Box Awareness Month,” the contest takes Box users on a short “quest” within the platform to show off features such as file storage, sharing, and editing. Enter at

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Cybersecurity Threats Growing More Sophisticated

February 13, 2017

Last November, Duke professor Gary Gereffi returned from a research trip to Kazakhstan and was informed by his IT department that his computer had been hacked. Days earlier, a colleague at Harvard University sent Gereffi an email with an attachment to a scholarly paper. Unbeknownst to both professors, malware inflected the attachment, and as soon as Gereffi opened the document, hackers could peer into Gereffi’s computer and steal his data.

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'Construct3D' conference to explore role of 3D printing in higher education

February 27, 2017

"Construct3D" will take place from May 5 to May 7 at the JB Duke Hotel. This three-day conference will focus how 3D printing can be implemented in higher education, K-12 and community institutions. The committee in charge of the conference is reviewing proposals for talks and workshops. 

Wi-Fi Tips

Forget network, wifi, pc, mac tips

Duke is transitioning to a new Wi-Fi network - Dukeblue. Install it at

Once installed, you can "forget" your old Duke network for seamless coverage on campus. 

Here how:



Co-Lab Studio Night

February 28, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Scholars@Duke March User Group Meeting

March 7, 2017 -
8:30 am to 9:45 am

Co-Lab Studio Night

March 7, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Link service desk

The LINK Service Desk

The link service desk

Help is steps away. Visit the LINK service desk in the lower level of Perkins Library to answer all of your IT questions. You can even borrow equipment like chargers, iPads, and GoPro cameras. 


Diversify IT

Diversify IT

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The Diversify IT group holds networking events, discussion groups, speakers and outreach events with the mission to increase diversity in the IT workforce at Duke. Join us!

New Box Upgrade

New Duke Box

Upgrade for all users effective, February 1, 2017

See what's new, go on a "quest" and enter our contest to win prizes at