New Faculty & Staff Technology Introduction

Computing Access

You will need What it gives you What you need to do
DU ID and password Access to DU's computer networks and most systems Your department's HR Liaison should be able to provide your 9-digit DU ID within days of your hire date. Your default password must be changed the first time you log into a DU system.
E-mail Account DU E-Mail DU systems will automatically generate your e-mail address after your employment details are entered and approved. Check with your department's HR Liaison who should be able to retrieve your DU e-mail address before the mailed letter from IT arrives at your home.

Computers & Software

You May Need What is it? For more information
A Desktop Computer or Laptop Convenient request/quote for purchasing new computers IT Computer Procurement Forms
Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint Software Details
Banner DU's database for all University business DU Banner website
DU PioneerWeb DU's Intranet PioneerWeb Login Page
Portfolio An easy alternative to personal and community Web sites for maintaining online information DU Portfolio Community
Canvas The official course tool supported by the University Canvas Website


You May Need What you need to do
Phone Directory Faculty and Staff Directory
Dialing Instructions Dialing Instructions
VoiceMail Voice Mail Instructions

Multimedia (audio/visual) Equipment

You May Need What you need to do
AV equipment (microphones, projectors, etc.) AV Equipment Reservation form
Multimedia Teaching Lab Interactive Multimedia Lab Reservation Form


You May Need What you need to do
MS Office Applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint) MS Office Training Calendar and Registration
Banner Classes (often required for access) Banner Training Calendar and Registration

Departmental Web Sites

You May Need What you need to do
Access to an existing web site for editing Request individual access
A new web site Request a new web site on the DU server