Faculty, staff, and students are assigned a University ID number and choose a username and password. Limited-access prospective student and guest accounts are also available for eligible University affiliates and campus visitors. MySanDiego accounts provide credentials that allow authorized users to gain access to various computing resources and services - for example, access to the University MySanDiego portal, USD Secure Wi_Fi, Blackboard LMS, etc.
ITS offers staff a networked home directory that is available to back up and store critical information. These services are made available though USD's Active Directory (AD) infrastructure. ITS provides staff with this storage to allow for the regular backup of the critical files on your computer. It is one of the most important aspects of being a responsible computer user. Critical files include documents that you create, research materials, unique files in your email inbox, ...
USD securely stores 4 weeks of data (tape backups) on site and one year of retention stored off campus within Iron Mountain preservation facilities. Tape backups are limited to server data within USD data centers. University Tape retention policies are specified at the link: http://www.sandiego.edu/legal/policies/community/institutional/recordretention.pdf
ToreroMail is the E-Mail that the University provides for students. The accounts are hosted by Google and have a capacity of 7 GB. Students receive all official communications with the University through this E-Mail account. Students who graduate from USD after 2008 are allowed to keep their Torero Mail account for life.
The University of San Diego has a large, robust wireless network for our students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Wireless access to the university's online resources is available across campus, including academic and administrative buildings, dining facilities, residence halls, athletics facilities, and some outdoor spaces.
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