We've put together this technology guide to help you set up and use your new devices with our USD tech resources.
Windows 10 Computers
Did you just make the upgrade to a computer with Windows 10? If you're used to Windows XP, 7, or 8, you might find the new menus and gestures take some getting used to. Here are a few tutorials available to familiarize you with the new layout and get you connected to USD's network:
- CNET: Your Guide to Windows 10
- PCWorld: Windows 10's Best Tricks, Tips and Tweaks
- How-To Geek: What's Different About Windows 10 for Windows 7 Users
- Connecting your Windows 10 computer to the USD wireless network
- Symantec Antivirus for Windows 10
- Faculty/Staff/Students: Free Microsoft Office Home Use Program
- Students: Help transferring documents to the new computer
If you've recently joined the ranks of Apple fandom, make sure to take advantage of all the intricacies of your Macbook Pro, iMac, or Mac Mini with these tutorials on new Apple features and connecting to USD's network:
New iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch
What if you prefer your Apple products a little more mobile? Here are a few basic tutorials to make sure you have full network connectivity on your Apple mobile device, and a few others to help you make the most of these amazing pieces of technology:
- Connecting your iOS device to the USD wireless network
- Faculty/Staff: Setting up your mobile devices for Torero Mail
- Students: Setting up your iOS device for Torero Mail
- No AirPlay support on campus
- techradar: Best Free iPhone Apps 2016
- MySD Mobile App (Apple App Store)
- USD Law Mobile App (Apple App Store)
New Android Phone or Tablet
As appreciators of diversity, we recognize that not all mobile devices are the same, which is why we've included a series of tutorials and FAQs for Android and other non-Apple mobile devices. If you're one of the many who values the customization, versatility, and cost-efficiency of Android mobile devices, these tutorials will help you both with connecting to USD's network and acclimating to the learning curve of Android:
New Gaming Device
Whether you're preparing for Wii Fit U Yoga three times a week or a 72-hour, energy drink-infused Call of Duty: Ghosts binge, the USD ITS department wants to assist you in making sure your system is linked in and ready to share your achievements with the wide world of gamers. Use these following articles to ascertain if your console is supported and how to connect it to the USD Network:
There's a lot of technology out there, and ITS wants to try and keep you in the loop on what technology is supported by the university. Here are a few more articles to tie up those loose ends and unresolved questions:
Still experiencing problems with your tech?First try contacting the manufacturer to see if they can help. If you're trying to access USD resources, you can contact the ITS Help Desk at (619) 260-7900.
Information Technology Services
University Center 117
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 260-7900
Help Desk at University Center 117
- Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED
- Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Saturday - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Sunday - CLOSED