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Student Services

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.

Student Email (GMAIL)

All Niagara University students will be given a Niagara University email account; you will receive this information from the Office of Admissions in your acceptance packet. Additionally, your e-mail address is listed in your profile section on myNU.

Google Drive

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!  Once logged into your mail, click the Google apps and select the “Drive” app.


myNU is a system that offers personalized content to NU students, carefully selected and organized links, and many other useful services. The system’s main function is to bring all of the useful content to our students in an efficient and organized website. It also facilitates efficient communication with our students through its messaging system.

Canvas (Learning Management System)

Canvas is NU’s online application that allows students to access their class materials and submit online assignments.

Network Information

  • The Residential Network Program (ResNet) is a cooperative endeavor between 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. 

  • Dorm rooms on the NU campus, including the student apartments, are wired to our high-speed local area network.

  • The primary purpose of the ResNet is to support NU students in their academic needs. Compromised computers are a danger to other computers on the network and the network itself.

  • All Students sign the ResNET Policy.

Phone Information

Dialing Instructions for on-campus.

Cable Television

Students, faculty and staff can watch live TV on their mobile devices with Spectrum U. Download the app and connect to PurpleHaze to access available services.