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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Dukeblue needs fix after Windows Creator update

April 21, 2017

It’s a known issue that the Windows 10 Creator OS update makes your Dukeblue wireless connection not work anymore.

The fix is to download the Dukeblue installer from THEN, update your wireless driver by going to the website for your device (ie, Lenovo site for Lenovo laptops) or if you have an Intel chip, go to and download the Intel Driver Update Utility and install it.

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LastPass security update

April 3, 2017

LastPass has posted a detailed update on the issues identified this week with its Firefox and Chrome plugins.

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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.

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Showing Your Best Side Online

March 26, 2017

Five tips for building and maintaining the right online presence

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:



Scholars@Duke June User Group Meeting

June 6, 2017 -
8:30 am to 9:45 am

Gaming and Virtual Reality at Duke: The Bolt

June 13, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

DoD Funding & Grant Writing Workshop

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

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Duke Research Computing

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