You can get started with IT at Creighton even if you haven't yet arrived on campus! Check out these topics, and get your technology orientation squared away.
Click on the topic headings for more information.
- Get your Virtual Identity
First you'll need a Network ID (NetID) and password. New students are provided with a NetID and one-time password automatically. If you do not know your NetID, click here.
- Get your Physical ID
Once you have your NetID, you can obtain a physical ID Card from Card Services. Physical cards can be used for resetting your password, library services, accessing buildings, Jaybucks, or identification. If you are upgrading your current card for physical access, click here.
- Reset your Default Password
A default password for our community domain called BLUE has been set for you. You should change it to something you can remember. Don't wait, do it now!
- Update your Contact Information
Get a primer on the account management interface, AMI, where you can update your personal information, monitor your mailbox size, etc.
- Get Logged In
With your NetID you can access several systems using your BLUE account which is your NetID and BLUE password.
- Get the Right Computer
Buying a computer to bring to campus? Got one already? Here are the minimum specifications, purchasing options, and a list of unsupported devices. Apple products are available at the student run iJay store located in the Harper Center.
- Practice Safe Computing
Protect your computer with the latest patches, updates, and safe computing practices. Creighton offers antivirus tools and other utilities to help out. We also provide email filtering for spam and viruses.
- Get Connected
Learn about wireless in residence halls, and across campus, plus additional information about Creighton's network. CU Wireless is the main wireless network for students. You can connect by using your netID and password.
- Get Your Email
With your NetID and BLUE password, you can access your email through Office 365. All Office 365 email is protected with Proofpoint spam filtering. You can also subscribe to your favorite campus mailing lists.
- Visit the N.E.S.T.
Nearly Every Student Transaction is completed on NEST. NEST is a student self-service web site that allows you to handle activities such as registering for classes or paying bills online. Learn more about the activities you can do online using NEST.
CUAlert is our multi-channel communication system designed to keep you informed of any emergency or crisis situation that disrupts our normal operations or threatens the health or safety of our community members.
- Access Your Course Materials Online
BlueLine is Creighton's official Learning Management System (LMS), powered by Canvas. It is a feature-rich LMS for both online and onsite courses and groups, with an easy-to-use interface.
- Blog It
You can have your own blog space at Creighton. Find out how to create one and use it.
- Check out Computer Labs & Printing
Creighton's computer labs are scattered across campus and are available for student use. They include Student Printing facilities if you need them for your printing needs.
- Get Your Telephone Connected
Learn all you need to know to bring a telephone to campus and get connected to email.
- Get Help When You Need It
The myIT Service Desk is just a phone call away (402-280-1111). They can help with your IT problems, but you can also find additional help resources online at myit.creighton.edu or on this website.
- Get Around Campus
Not sure where anything is? Use these Campus Maps, to find out where you're going or how to get to your destination.
There are three libraries available to students. Use these links to learn more about their hours and services. Reinert/Alumni Library, Health Sciences Library and Klutznick Law Library.
- Student Resources
How do I set up my meal plan? How do I contact Card Services? What is the POM device that Public Safety offers? Find the answer to these questions and other topics in this comprehensive list of resources, offices and services for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
- Other IT Services
The Division of Information Technology and Library Services offers many additional services to the Creighton community, both students and staff, both new and existing. Check them out here.
- Office 365
Office 365 lets your access your Creighton email, calendar, address book, and tasks on any computer with a web browser or a destop client. You also have access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. This is free of charge to Creighton students and faculty and staff!