Welcome to computing!
Before you arrive
Before you arrive on campus, you can activate your UDelNet and UD email accounts. These accounts provide access to a host of other computing resources available only to UD students. You should also read the other items below:
- Activate your UDelNet and UD email account
- Protect and clean your computer
Set up a secure password
- Protect your personal information
- Computing purchases
- Read about other items to bring to campus
Once you are on campus, there are a few more things you will need to do:
- Connect your devices to the UD network
Directions are provided for connecting your many devices (laptop, cell phone, Wii, Xbox, etc.) to the UD network. Note: You may NOT connect your own wireless router or wireless printer to the network.
- Required software from UDeploy
All computers connected to the UD network MUST have McAfee Antivirus software installed. You can download a free version of this software from UDeploy. UDeploy is the Web site for downloading UD-licensed and customized software, including antivirus programs, Web browsers, and utilities.
- Microsoft Office
While you are a UD student, you will be able to download and use Microsoft Office at no charge. (Directions)
- Current contact information
It's very important that the University have the correct contact information for you in case of an emergency. Follow these instructions to check--and update if necessary--your contact information.
- Cable TV in residence halls
Information about how to set up your TV to the University's cable TV system.