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Students enrolled in degree and diploma programs are eligible for the ITS accounts and/or resources listed below. Students interested in the use of certain of these ITS computing resources must apply for specialized accounts and/or access privileges; see below for more information. Visiting scholars, see www.nyu.edu/its/accounts/scholars instead.
Note: All users of NYU's computing and networking resources have responsibilities of which they should be aware.
For access to all of the services available through the NYUHome portal, including email, Albert, Blackboard, web forums, classes, research tools, and more. For information about NYUHome and instructions on how to activate your NYUHome service, visit the NYUHome page of this website.
Blackboard is an online course management system which many NYU faculty use to supplement academic classes. The system provides access to numerous interactive tools such as a discussion boards, email lists, and online assessments. Students do not need to apply for Blackboard access. You will be automatically enrolled in any Blackboard class that is associated with a course for which you are registered and which has been activated on Blackboard. Please note that not all courses use Blackboard.
To access Blackboard, go to the Classes channel in the Academics tab of NYUHome, and click on the appropriate link for your course. If the class you are looking for does not appear, try clicking the Update Classes Information link. Because new enrollments are uploaded in batches throughout the day, it is possible that if the class you're looking for hasn't appeared, it may appear in a few hours. For more information about Blackboard, search the Blackboard knowledgebase or visit the NYU Blackboard website for FAQs and tutorials.
You do not need to register for an ITS account to begin using the NYURoam wireless network. If you have activated your NYUHome service, all you need to do is configure your laptop computer to use NYURoam. For instructions, visit the NYURoam website.
Students whose research requires the use of visualization systems, scientific software packages, and high performance computing resources should follow the instructions on the High Performance Computing wiki to request access to . See the Research Computing page of this website for more information about the resources available.
Wired Laptop Access
To connect your laptop via the plug-in ports at Bobst Library and elsewhere on campus, see the Wired Laptop Access page.
To apply for the accounts listed below, download a PDF of the Individual Computer Account application form and submit it to the IT Service Desk (contact information above), or pick up a paper copy at the IT Service Desk. Be sure to obtain the proper approval signatures and provide a complete project description, including your specific hardware and software needs. Incomplete forms will be returned.
ITS provides support to faculty and student artists at NYU using advanced digital tools, including resources for video, audio, imaging, and interactivity. Note: Most NYU community members who are interested in using the Arts Technology Studio have instant access and do not need to submit an application form. Please see the Advanced Media Studio and Digital Video & Audio Studio sites for details.
Shell (UNIX) Accounts
If you are in a class which requires that you have a shell account, your instructor will submit the proper forms. To apply for an account, follow the instructions above.
ITS offers computing resources for performing social science research; statistical programming as well as procuring and analysis of data sets, and software for statistical, qualitative and GIS analyses of social science data. To apply for an account, follow the instructions above. See the Data Service Studio website for more information about the resources available.
Web Provider (i4)
A student may be sponsored by a faculty member, Department Chair or authorized program administrator to act as a web provider for that particular NYU faculty member's, department's, or program's web pages within NYU's official web space (www.nyu.edu). NYU graduate students may apply for space on NYU's web server to create websites to showcase their thesis projects.
For more information and instructions on how to apply for a Web Provider account, visit the Web Provider Accounts page of this website.
Please note: all degree and diploma students can create a personal web page through NYUHome. For more information, see: www.nyu.edu/its/nyuhome/web.
NYU Student Organizations that are registered with the Office of Student Activities (OSA) should contact OSA about how to set up web pages for their group. Send email to email@example.com.
Information for Graduating Students & Alumni
NYU graduates will continue to have access to their NYUHome and web-based NYU E-mail service. For details, see www.nyu.edu/its/accounts/students/grad.html.
Page last reviewed: July 18, 2011