Loyola University Maryland

Technology Services

Student Technology Center (STC)

Students on laptop and phone

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

Inside.loyola.edu is an online campus portal for the Loyola community that offers access to student news, web-hosted software, email and campus communications.  


Email accounts are provided to all students by Microsoft Office 365. Students can access Loyola email using Microsoft Outlook or Outlook on the web. Among the features of Loyola email are address books, calendaring, spam control, and online storage through OneDrive for Business. You can access your account from Inside Loyola or by navigating directly to https://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
  • Moodle
  • Office 365
  • Webadvisor
  • 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 & EdTech Tools

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!

Student EdTech Support

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 issued $15 of Smart Print Credits on their Evergreen Card each semester.

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 mobileprint@loyola.edu.

For more information about Smart Printing.

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 Microsoft 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 (tablet or smartphone).  

Symantec Endpoint Protection

Loyola students can download and install Symantec Endpoint Protection for free. Visit the downloads page and find the version you need for your system.  Please make sure you uninstall any previous antivirus programs you currently have before installing Symantec Endpoint Protection.

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."

The Loyola App Store

Loyola Workspace

Loyola Workspace is a secure dashboard of university applications that can be accessed and run from most anywhere in the world with the same ubiquitous experience for all users.  Students, faculty, administrators, and staff will not need to have university applications installed on their machines, university-owned or otherwise.  Instead, anyone with a web browser and internet connection can access and use full desktop applications and access secure websites.  Access Loyola Workspace by visiting workspace.loyola.edu.

Can't find what you're looking for? Browse support topics or email ots@loyola.edu.