Welcome to the home page for General Computing at Syracuse University! 

The sections below will provide assistance with general computing information while on campus, anything from safe computing tips, to general computer recommendations, and anything in between.

Syracuse University's Information Technology and Services (ITS) provides a wide range of computing services and facilities for students, including high-speed wired and wireless (AirOrangeX) Internet connections in the residence halls and across campus, e-mail, file storage space on the SU network, Web hosting services, online academic and personal information resources through MySlice, and computer labs equipped with specialized academic software technologies.

Student Computer Recommendations

Looking for general recommendations for computers and laptops? Here are individual school and college recommendations based on their suggestions for their programs.

Safe Computing - How to Stay Secure

Looking to stay safe and secure while using technology at Syracuse University? 

General Computing Information

Looking for anti-virus recommendations or general computer maintenance tips?

Operating Systems

For those looking for information on Operating Systems such as Windows 10, macOS, and Linux, ranging from Dual Boot options to setting up Firewall Preferences.  

Managing Web Browsers

Managing your Web Browser is a good way to keep your most used websites working correctly for your needs.

Managing Data

Information on managing your Data and Information in the form of backups and Shared/Network drives.

Know Our Policies

All users on campus should be aware of our File Sharing policies, and other technology policies including the Information Technology Acceptable User Policy. For all IT polices, head over to the Information Technologies Policies home page.

Getting Help

For support of the information above, contact the ITS Help Desk by calling at 315.443.2677, by emailing help@syr.edu, or by stopping into 1-227 CST (Hours of Operation)