Account Initialization (New User)

Account Initialization is a one-time process that all new users (faculty, staff, students, and guests) must follow when joining the University of Rochester/Medical Center and its affiliates. This process allows for the initialization of all University accounts and enrollment of those accounts in our two-factor authentication solution, DUO Security.

Blackboard (Learning Management System) – For Students

Helpful documentation and descriptions of Blackboard features and tools for students. If you have questions about Blackboard, or the student portal in general, check out the Student FAQ.

Microsoft 365 Forms

Microsoft 365 Forms is a tool to create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see and analyze the results as recipients complete them. Form data, such as quiz results, can be easily exported to Excel for additional analysis or grading.

Microsoft 365 Stream

Microsoft 365 Stream is an internal portal where users can post and view videos. It's a great place to share videos of executive communications or recordings of classes, meetings, presentations, or training sessions.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace in Office 365. It brings people, conversations, files, and tools into one place, so everyone has instant access to everything they need.

myIdentity

myIdentity is a password management portal for account owners (faculty, staff, students, guests and affiliates) to change passwords and designate security questions for identity verification.

Office 365 Delve

Delve helps you discover the information that's likely to be most interesting to you across Office 365. Find information about people - and through people - and help others find you. You don't have to remember the title of a document or where it's stored. Delve shows you documents no matter where they're stored in OneDrive for Business or in Sites in Office 365.

ResNet

ResNet is the wired residential network at River Campus, Eastman Living Center, Books Crossing, South Campus, and Riverview Apartments.

Stream2

Stream2 service is now available on all University of Rochester networks! Stream2 is an IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) service from Apogee that allows you watch live TV and sports from your computer, tablet, phone, AppleTV, Roku and Amazon Firestick. This service allows you access to your favorite shows from anywhere on campus.

Student Telephone & Voicemail

Students can request in-room telephone and voicemail service if they live in a residence hall. In-room phone service includes telephone and voicemail, 5-digit on-campus calling, free local calls, 800-number calls, and 24-hour help and information.

UR Cable TV

The UR Cable TV Service has been upgraded to include a new high definition channel lineup. Users should re-program their TVs to find the new channels that are listed below.