Get Started - Students

You’ll have a lot on your mind as a new student. We don’t want tech-related questions to be one of them. So we’ve put together this simple step-by-step guide to get you up and running in no time.

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Step 1: Connect to UD’s network and the internet
Learn all about getting connected securely from your classroom or home.

Step 2: Familiarize yourself with your UD Gmail account
Learn how to setup your preferences and see what Gmail has to offer.

Step 3: Configure your mobile device to use on UD's eduroam wireless network
Learn how to avoid repeated logins on your mobile device as you travel around campus

Step 4: Set challenge questions to reset your UD password if it’s lost or forgotten
Our password self-service site makes it easy to manage your password

Step 5: Register your gaming device
Learn how to get your game console or internet TV online

Step 6: Review available resources
Visit Porches to access Isidore (UD’s course management system), update your personal contact information, view and register for classes, manage your student account and find information about happenings around campus

Step 7: Download UD’s mobile app
Stay connected with UD while you’re on the move. Download the UD mobile app from iTunes or the Google Play store.