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Tools for Students

Software for your class; Microsoft Office to write the paper, create a presentation or display data; an H: drive to share documents for the group project; and printers all over campus.


Course-specific software on and off campus on Windows, Mac and Linux computers, iPods. most smartphones and most tablets


Access your H: drive from anywhere on any device with an Internet connection. Your H: drive is 5 GB. Share files with other students.


Submit a print job from any device with an Internet connection and pick it up at the Anywhere Printer of your choice. Anywhere Printers also copy and scan.

 Office 365

Students have a subscription to Microsoft Office. Install Office on desktops, laptops, tablets, and phones.



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Service Alerts

Intermittent issues with NIU Firewall instability may be experienced. DoIT is working with the vendor to find a permanent resolution. Updated - Friday, January 23

planned maintenance


IT has established a system maintenance window from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Sundays. System availability should not be impacted during the maintenance window unless noted below.

No maintenance planned

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