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All members of the HU community are required to utilize Email for official university communications.

The university supported email solution is Microsoft Office 365. To configure email on a mobile device or computer, please reference the following guide. Set up Office apps and email.

All HU students are required to bring a laptop to class that meets minimum specifications. Suggested laptops are listed at our partner web site,CDW. If you have questions about paying for your laptop please contact HU Financial Aid at FinancialAid@HarrisburgU.edu or 717.901.5101.

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HU's course management system is Moodle. This resource will be used by faculty to relay important course information to students.
All students with a university issued email account will be eligible for Office 365 Pro Plus via Microsoft's Student Advantage.  This will allow students to install and use Microsoft Office on 5 devices (Laptop, phones, and tablets) while they are enrolled in classes at HU. Please click the following link for installation instructions: Office 365 Pro Plus Installation Information.  For a more detailed explanation on Office 365 and how to install Office or Project, please watch the video Here.  For detailed instructions on downloading Microsoft Project, Click Here.
 
Additionally, Harrisburg University has partnered with JourneyEd to provide educational discounts on additional software offerings from Microsoft, Adobe, and numerous other vendors. Though you may want to check with your instructor, students can also use Open Office or Google Docs for their production needs (word, spreadsheets, etc.).
HU's campus is entirely wireless. In order to get on the network, all laptops must be up-to-date with the latest virus and spyware controls. There are instructions for getting on, or authenticating to, the wireless.
 
If you already have network credentials, you may pre-register your computer here.
 
Gaming Devices may be registered via MAC address at the game registration page here.


Please watch the basic overview for Office 365 at Harrisburg University.
 
Harrisburg University utilizes the Papercut virtual printing system which allows users to release print jobs at multiple printers on campus using their ID card.  The webclient page for print job management can be accessed at https://papercut.harrisburgu.edu:9192/webclient.
 
To install the printer, please access the documents and videos below. 
 
For installation on a Windows PC, reference this document, Printer Installation for PC  or watch the video tutorial Here.  
 
For installation on a Mac, watch the video tutorial Here 
Harrisburg University is now offering Skype for Business 2015 for all university staff and faculty.  Skype for Business is a unified communications platform that will allow you to collaborate coworkers or hold online meetings.  Please view the Getting Started video or for more information, read the Skype for Business Guide.
 
For mobile access, please download the app.  IOS  Android  (Note: The app is still going by the name Lync)