The Office of Information Technology provides support for a variety of technology needs, including: user accounts, ID cards, online systems, wired and wireless networks, email, computer labs, phones, equipment loans, classroom technology, multimedia production, and more. We also offer academically discounted software and hardware to students at our IT Help Desk.
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NU offers email to all NU students through our partnership with Google and their Google Apps suite. It is available at http://apps.niagara.edu Please check it regularly. It is an official way for NU to contact you.More
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Google Drive allows students to access their files in the cloud on campus, in the residence halls, off-campus, and on mobile devices. Pretty much anywhere! Google Drive is installed on computers on campus, and can also be accessed via the web at https://apps.niagara.edu (once logged in, click …More
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ID Card assistance is available at the IT Helpdesk (Library) or call (716) 286-7310. ID's are used for building entry and purchasing items on and off campus.More
The Residential Network Program (ResNet) is a cooperative endeavor between residential students (Participants) and the professional staff of Information Technology. To make the network as useful, accessible, and effective as possible, there are certain expectations and rules for Participants. In …More
Dorm rooms on the NU campus, including the student apartments, are wired to our high-speed local area network. Students must fill out a form to sign up for service.The primary purpose of the ResNet is to support NU students in their academic needs. Excessive recreational or abusive use of the …More
Information Technology (IT) operates and provides technical support for numerous labs and other computing resources on campus. This includes open labs available to anyone in the campus community, instructional labs that can be reserved by faculty to teach a class and special purpose labs designed to …More
Dialing Instructions Local Calls Dial 9 + 1 + Ten Digit Number. i.e. 917162867300 (Refer to your telephone directory for a listing of local exchanges) Domestic Long-Distance Calls Dial 9 + your calling card toll free number International Calls Dial 9 + your calling card toll free number Toll-Free …More
The Office of Information Technology sells a variety of technology related items to students and employees at discounted costs. We always strive to pass low costs on to the NU community. To purchase our products, please visit the IT help desk in St. Vincent's Annex. Accepted methods of payment are …More
IT Help Desk
The Office of Information Technology Help Desk is located on the first floor of the library. Here, students, faculty & staff can ask questions and get help with any computer related needs they may have. The Help Desk has brochures and pamphlets that summarize our various systems and services on campus, as well as a friendly staff that can answer your computer related questions.
If you have any questions, feel free to call the help desk at 716-286-8040 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need Access to a Computer or Printer?
Computers & printers available 24 hours at the Library (Student Learning Commons) and overnight at St. Vin. 105. Mac Lab Dunleavy 122 (open hours posted on door).