The University welcomes you to its electronic community where we practice good citizenship on our services. As a member of the University community, your access to the network and computing resources is a privilege. To keep it, you are required to use computing and information resources responsibly and to guard against abuses.
The basic information you need to know to get ready.
Documents governing acceptable use of University computer systems are provided. Some colleges may have additions to these policies; you should check with local computer support staff to see if there are any.
Computer Use Policy – The Computer Use Policy defines the acceptable use of the Universities computing facilities and services.
E-mail Policy – The Electronic Mail Policy defines the acceptable use of electronic mail at the University of Saskatchewan.
Academic Honesty – The Academic Honesty website discusses the honesty and integrity expected in class participation, examinations, assignments, and other academic work.
Your Network Services ID (NSID) username and password are your IT identity and key to U of S services and resources (e.g. computer labs, wireless network, e-mail account, etc.). Your NSID is used to access the services listed in the Explore section of this guide and others. Your NSID username comes in the form of three letters followed by three numbers (e.g., abc123). More on NSID »
Once you have your NSID, MITS allows you to manage several aspects of your ICT-managed services. You can change your NSID password, set secret questions to reset your password if you forget it and manage various settings for your e-mail. You can also view the disk quota usage for your e-mail and file storage (folder). More on MITS »
The U of S has negotiated a site license for Sophos anti-virus software. This software is available free of charge to you for as long as you are a student. You must have anti-virus software on your laptop in order to connect to the University network. More on Anti-Virus software »
The goal of IT4U is to improve the learning experience for students, by indentifying IT issues and then addressing those issues through workshops, online resources, reporting, one on one support, etc. More on IT4U »
Students have access to a variety of training options such as free online courses, instructor led courses, online tutorials and some fee for service courses. More on Training »
Help is available for all your Student Computing needs.
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