Technology Engagement Center - TEC
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For IT Staff

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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Duke NetID Login Page Gets New look

June 7, 2017

After the Fourth of July holiday, members of the Duke community will find a newly designed NetID login page when accessing protected content on Duke-affiliated websites. The update will also add more security so certain sites by requiring multi-factor authentication.

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Immerse Yourself in Virtual Reality on the Quad

June 21, 2017

The virtual reality headset looked like something out of a science fiction film. It was tethered by a long cable to a glass-encased PC, which in turn was connected to thick hoses filled with glowing blue coolant. I slipped the mask over my head and was literally transported to another world.

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Duke Qualtrics Access Update

June 1, 2017

If you are accessing Duke Qualtrics survey software DO NOT include "www" in the URL. It will produce an error message. Instead, visit and log in as usual. Please update all bookmarks for this service. 

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Leave the 3D Printing to IT Experts

April 10, 2017

OIT’s “Bluesmith” will configure and print 3D projects for a fee.

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's how:



DoD Funding & Grant Writing Workshop

June 26, 2017 -
8:00 am to 12:00 pm

University Staff TechFair

July 26, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

MMX17: Truth & Trust, Mapping Media's New Terrain

August 11, 2017 - 12:00 am to August 12, 2017 - 12:00 am

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

OIT staff outside at food trucks

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!

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Duke Research Computing

Learn more about how the power research computing can support researches in all disciplines.