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Looking for more information on a popular IT@Cornell service? This list is updated regularly to reflect the topics Cornell users are most interested in learning more about. Here are the top 10 visited pages for IT@Cornell services.

Manage Cornell Email with Outlook on the Web

Available to anyone with a Cornell Office 365 account, Outlook on the web lets you manage your Cornell email and calendar through any of the major browsers, including Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. If  you are wondering how to sort, mark, or filter incoming mail to folders, visit Rules (Filters) in Outlook on the web.

Collaborate and Share Files with Box

Box provides current Cornell faculty, staff, students, and affiliates with a simple way to share critical research, collaborate on group assignments, and manage team files. Learn how to Log In to Box or check out Frequently Asked Questions about Box. Before using Box to store, share, or collaborate with institutional information, review the Regulated Data Chart (Box is listed in the Collaboration Services section).

Create and Distribute Surveys Using Qualtrics

Using Qualtrics, Cornell faculty, students, and staff can create and distribute surveys to gather information that support university projects and assignments. Those with a demonstrated academic or business need to conduct a survey can get started at Create a Qualtrics Account

View a Shared Calendar in Outlook

When others have shared an Outlook calendar with you, you can review their meetings and appointments there in more detail than when using the Scheduling Assistant tab in Outlook in a calendar appointment. Learn how to view a shared calendar.

Manage Networked Campus Computers with PrinterLogic

PrinterLogic lets users connected to the Cornell network on a Windows or Mac computer manage networked printers in their unit. The utility requires an internet connection and a major web browser. Your IT staff will install PrinterLogic automatically to your managed computer. Once you’re up and running, learn how to Set Your Printer for Color or Black and White Printing.

Email for Faculty and Staff 

Faculty and staff members have access to a suite of Office services, which includes Outlook for email. Read about Email for Faculty and Staff and learn the ins and outs of Microsoft Office.  

Lock Your Windows Computer's Screen Automatically 

Secure your Windows computer when it is left unattended. Check out this article detailing how to Set Your Windows Computer's Screen to Lock Automatically after a certain amount of time. 

Connect to Campus Wi-Fi with eduroam

Keep Wi-Fi devices connected securely in any campus building using eduroam. Check out how to connect to eduroam from a variety of devices.

Software Licensing

CU Software provides volume licensing of many types of applications: business, graphics and design, statistics, web and development, and more. Some are free; some are offered at a reduced cost. See our Software Licensing articles for more information.

Secure Your Computer and Mobile Device

Keeping your devices safe protects your identity and data, as well as that of others at Cornell. Learn how to Set Your Mac Screen to Lock Automatically, Protect Your Mobile Device, Create a Strong Password, and get tips on how to Recognize Possible Security Problems.

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