Getting Started for Students | IT GUIDE


Get started with this step-by-step guide to have your technology up and running in no time.


You’ll have a lot on your mind as a new student. We don’t want tech-related questions to be one of them. So we’ve put together this simple step-by-step guide to get you up and running in no time.

Shopping for a computer? 

Find the computers we recommend for your major. If you are bringing one you already own, see how it compares to our recommended requirements.

Step 1: Connect to UD’s network and the internet.

Learn all about getting connected securely from your classroom or home.

Step 2: Familiarize yourself with your UD email account.

Learn how to setup your preferences and see what Gmail has to offer.

Step 3: Configure your mobile device to use on UD's eduroam wireless network.

Learn how to avoid repeated logins on your mobile device as you travel around campus.

Step 4: Set challenge questions to reset your UD password if it’s lost or forgotten.

Our password self-service site makes it easy to manage your password.

Step 5: Register your gaming device.

Learn how to get your game console connected and registered.

Step 6: Review available resources.

Visit Porches to access Isidore (UD’s course management system), update your personal contact information, view and register for classes, manage your student account and find information about happenings around campus. 

Step 7: Download UD’s mobile app.

Stay connected with UD while you’re on the move. Download the University of Dayton Mobile app from iTunes or the Google Play store.



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