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Sign sharing new VPN login look beginning in April

VPN Login Makeover

March 19, 2019

Those connecting to Virtual Private Network (VPN) will automatically receive a software upgrade notice after April 2 which will improve the log-in process and look. VPN users should accept and install the upgrade when logging in the first time after April 2. The login page will then have a new look similar to other Duke service logins with Multi-factor Authentication beginning April 9. If you have any questions about the process, please contact the OIT service desk by chat or email at or by calling 919-684-2200.

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3 Tips for Managing Your Email Inbox

March 19, 2019

Declutter the inbox, use the phone and establish email-free time periods.

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T-Mobile upgrading system at Duke

March 6, 2019

OIT announces that T-Mobile will invest $7M in its Duke campus cell coverage system. T-Mobile will begin upgrading hardware and software in 147 buildings to improve overall cell coverage on campus. Work is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.

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Bringing the Library to You

February 18, 2019

Duke teams with neighbor universities to create a new online library catalog system.

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.

3D Printing Everywhere

Duke has one of largest 3D printing "farms" in higher education. From desk baubles to medical device prototypes, students, faculty and staff are experimenting with 3D printing and creating innovative objects. You can 3D print at no charge via the web-based system anytime. Once you have a short tutorial, submit print jobs online and pick up your creations at one of our three locations on campus.

Duke Blue Devil visit the Rubenstein Arts Center 3D printing studio

Technology Engagement Center (TEC) - A full studio is located in the Telecom building on west campus. More than 55 3D printers from basic to very advanced are available in this fully-staffed facility.

Rubenstein Arts Center - Come visit our newest studio at the Ruby. 3D printers, a laser cutter, and an advanced sewing maching are availalbe in this student-staffed studio work space.

Lilly Library - East campus won't be left out. Lilly Library hosts a small bank of 3D printers ready for your next creation.





DVS Workshop: Data Management 101 for Scientists

March 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Digital Divide - Challenges & Solutions to Address the Gender Gap in STEM

March 19, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Education, Technology, and Innovation: Engaging Educators Career Series

March 19, 2019 - 6:30 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!

Mobile DukeCard for iPhone & Apple Watch

Mobile DukeCard for iPhone and Apple Watch

Mobile DukeCard for iPhone and Apple Watch. The electronic credential allows students, faculty and staff to use their mobile device to access buildings, pay for items on campus, and access events.