New Student Guide to Campus Technology

This service is for students.

Welcome to St. Thomas! This is a quick reference of topics to assist you with getting setup after you've claimed your account. Be sure to explore our full list of technology services for more offerings and in-depth information. 

Once you've claimed your St. Thomas account, start exploring the Tommie Tech site in Canvas, learn how to navigate the OneStThomas intranet, find your email and other apps in Office 365, and more.

Explore the Tommie Tech Canvas Site

The Tommie Tech Canvas Site will walk you through a high level overview of all the technology systems you'll encounter as a student. You'll also get training on how to use Canvas which is the tool where your professors will post their syllabus, assignments, course materials, and more. 

  1. Login to Canvas.
  2. Go to your Dashboard
  3. Click on the Tommie Tech site.

Learn how to use the OneStThomas intranet

This is where you will find news, events happening on campus, the login links for all university systems, and so much more. Learn more about OneStThomas.

What technology should I bring to campus?

Read our Residence Halls: What Technology is Available article to learn what is approved on campus and what items you should leave at home. This will help with your packing list for college. 

Microsoft Office Provided Free

St. Thomas provides the full Microsoft Office suite for students to download on up to 5 personal devices (including both Mac and PC). We also are part of Office 365, giving students access to cloud-based versions of Microsoft's apps like Outlook (for your university email), Word, Excel, and PowerPoint so you can communicate and work on class assignments from any web browser on any computer. Office 365 also includes 1TB of personal file storage in the cloud to save documents and share files for group projects.

Learn how to install Office 365 on personal devices

Complimentary Printing

No need to buy or lug a printer to campus! St. Thomas provides a complimentary print credit to students at the start of each semester which covers the cost of approximately 400 black and white pages of printing. You can use this from any computer on campus, through Web Print using any web browser, or by installing the PaperCut software on your personal laptop. If you decide to bring a printer to your residence hall room, please bring a cord for a wired connection (instead of wireless which is not reliable on the network). Learn more about printing on campus

Other Frequently Asked Questions

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To report a problem or receive additional troubleshooting, please contact the Tech Desk
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