Electronic services at Drexel are accessed though user accounts. Virtually all resources require a current user ID and password to gain access. IRT provides accounts to everyone at Drexel to access university-wide resources. Other departments may issue accounts for their own services.
Computer technology is accepted as a standard requirement on college campuses for coursework, research, and communication. A computer is an important tool that you will use during your time at Drexel. If you are planning to purchase a computer, you may be overwhelmed by all the information in the consumer computer marketplace. In general, students and staff purchasing for their personal and academic use are advised to purchase a name-brand computer such as Lenovo, Dell, or Apple and will want to consider the following factors to gain the most longevity from their computers.
Drexel licenses various software packages for students. This site-licensed software (for Mac, PC, and Linux/Unix) is free to use as long as the student is a part of the Drexel community.
- Sign in with your short email address as your username (firstname.lastname@example.org).