Carnegie Mellon University

Connect to the Network

  • Connect your laptop and mobile device to the secure wireless network
  • Establish a wired connection in your office
  • Access restricted services while on/off-campus using Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

Practice Safe Computing

  • Understand best practices to keep your password secure
  • Configure your computer for automatic OS and software updates to protect yourself from viruses and malicious attacks
  • Check your browser regularly for browser-related updates
  • Store your data and university data using one of the secure file storage options available to you

Setup Email with Integrated Calendar

  • Configure Exchange or Gmail on your computer or mobile device
  • Access webmail from anywhere
  • Explore email tools to set away notifications and mail forwarding
  • Understand calendar scheduling and how to use room resources