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.
At NU, one username and password allows you access to all of our Systems. We call it the PurplePass.More on PurplePass Account
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 your email regularly as it is the official way for NU to contact you.More on Student Email
Canvas is a web-based learning management system, or LMS. It is used by learning institutions, educators, and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement.More on Canvas Information for Students
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!More on Google Drive
Google-powered email, calendars, document sharing, and IM, all from your @mail.niagara.edu account.More on Google Apps @ NU
myNU is a system that offers personalized content to NU students, carefully selected and organized links, and many other useful services.More on myNU
ID Card assistance is available at the IT Helpdesk (St. Vincent's Annex) or call (716) 286-8040. ID's are used for building entry and purchasing items on and off campus.More on ID Cards and Card Access
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.More on RESNET Acceptable Use Policy
The primary purpose of the ResNet is to support NU students in their academic needs using our high-speed local area network.More on Residential Network
All public computing is located in the library. Both PCs and Macs are available for use, and printing is also available.More on Computer Labs
Dial 9 + 1 + Ten Digit Number. i.e. 917162867300 (Refer to your telephone directory for a listing of local exchanges)More on Phone Information
IT Help Desk
The Office of Information Technology Help Desk is located in Glynn Hall Annex. Students, faculty & staff can ask questions and get help with any computer related needs they may have. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Help Desk at 716-286-8040.
Need Access to a Computer or Printer?
Computers & printers available 24 hours at the Library