Welcome to Loyola! We know that students have important demands when it comes to technology, and we are here to help you navigate through all of the technology resources that Loyola has to offer. Loyola students have access to our Student Technology Center (STC), which is responsible for the management and oversight of all student interaction with Loyola’s technology. The STC strives to maintain awareness of students’ technology needs and to stay current with the challenging and dynamic methods used to learn and to socialize in an academic environment. When you have a technology concern or question, STC is your resource.
Student Technology Center
Knott Hall 003
Learn more about the technology resources available to you as a student below:
Inside.loyola.edu is an insider website for the Loyola community that offers access to web-hosted software, email and calendar integration, community news, and campus communications.
Email accounts are provided to all students by Microsoft 365. Students can access Loyola email using Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Web Access. Among the features of Loyola email are address books, calendaring, spam control, and more. You can access your account from Inside.Loyola or by navigating directly to http://houndmail.loyola.edu/.
Network Password Requirements
Loyola passwords must meet certain requirements and be changed every six months.
Your Loyola password allows you to gain access to the following Loyola systems:
- Inside Loyola
- Office 365 Email
- HoundNet Campus Wireless Networks
- Authentication to other Loyola systems
See instructions for updating your password and tips on how to make a strong password.
WebAdvisor provides students access to online (where applicable) advising, registration, class and billing information, grades, and more.
Moodle is your one stop resource for most of your classroom needs! This is where Professors post material that supplements their classes, such as announcements, contact information, online assignments, course content (text and multimedia), and external links. You can also see who is in your class!
Purchasing a Personal Computer
Loyola is partnered with Apple and Lenovo to provide special discounts on various products.
Wireless internet service is available in all residence halls and in all academic buildings.
All students are allocated 300 pages worth of Smart Print Credits on their Loyola Evergreen account.
Students can use mobile printing to send documents to any print station on campus by attaching the document to an email (from your @loyola.edu address) and sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Smart Printing, visit our website.
Microsoft Office 365
Students are able to install Microsoft Office 365 for free while they are enrolled at Loyola. The license will expire upon graduation or if the student leaves Loyola. Students will have access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other additional programs.
Students can access Office through houndmail.loyola.edu and logging in with their Loyola username and password. After logging in click on the gear icon on the upper right hand corner of the page and choose Office 365 settings. On the following page click on the option for Software on the left hand side of the page. Click the Install button and double click the installation file when the download is complete. Office 365 can be set up on either a computer (Mac or PC) or on a mobile device (table or smartphone).
Loyola students can download and install Symantec Antivirus for free. You can access the installer by clicking here and logging in using your Loyola username and password. Please make sure you uninstall any previous antivirus programs you currently have before installing Symantec AntiVirus.
Loyola Policy on Illegal File-Sharing
In alignment with federal guidelines governing copyright infringement, Loyola has adopted a policy regarding the illegal downloading of content on the University network. Students should read and understand the legal ramifications of downloading and sharing copyrighted materials.
Loyola iPhone App
This new suite of applications (apps) gives students, faculty, and staff easy access to campus services and information, right from an iPhone or iPod touch. Available for free at the iPhone Apps Store; search for "Loyola App Suite."
Anywhere Apps enables users to access Loyola applications via the Web from anywhere in the world. Any operating system can be used to load Anywhere Apps: Windows, Mac, Linux or UNIX. For example, it allows a student, using a Macintosh, to access software that previously was only available on Windows. Likewise, a computer science student, using Linux, could do the same. To access Anywhere Apps, login to inside.loyola.edu.
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