Staff

IT Services provides you with with a multitude of resources designed to  support your success in your new role at the University of Chicago.

Before You Arrive

CNet ID

Create your username and password to access common UChicago services like UChicago Box, Google Apps, and Faculty Access

ID Card

The UChicago Card is the official University of Chicago identification card. UChicago Cards are issued to all Faculty, Staff, Academic employees, and Students who are enrolled in credit programs. This is how you will access buildings and use the UChicago library resources.

Email

Once you have claimed your CNetID, you will have a UChicago email address that you can use with your Get an email account through XMail, UChicago Outlook, or Google Apps email account.

Safe Computing

We believe security and privacy concerns are of critical importance, especially with so much of your personal and academic lives happening online. Follow these tips to protect your devices and personal data.

2-Factor Authentication

2Factor Authentication (2FA) enhances the security of your CNetID by using a second device (typically a mobile phone) to verify your identity. This prevents anyone but you from using your account to log in to University websites, even if they know your CNetID password.

After You Arrive

Purchase Hardware

The University provides educational discounts on a variety of hardware for the campus community, including UChicago staff.

Canvas

Canvas is the University’s online environment where instructors and students can manage course materials and communication.

G Suite

Get your free G Suite account to communicate and collaborate securely in the cloud.

Box

Get your free Box accounts to store and share files, communicate, and collaborate securely in the cloud.

Wiki

The campus wiki service offers an informal CNetID-protected, collaborative environment and easy-to-use document writing platform for individuals, committees, groups, departments, and organizations of all kinds.

Campus Wireless Network

Connect online to the campus wireless network using your CNetID to take advantage of all the University resources available.

Conferencing

IT Services provides audio, video, and web conferencing to enable to allow individuals to communicate and collaborate both within and outside the UChicago community and with each other.

Phone Service

Order a new phone or upgrade your existing phone.

Support

Technology is likely to play a significant role in your time at the University.  IT Services provides help in using our services online, via chat, in-person, or via email or telephone: 773.702.5800 (2.5800).

Software

We establish license agreements with a range of vendors in order to provide the University community with reduced-cost access to academic and productivity tools.