NOT Clemson Purchased Windows Setup

Due to COVID-19, no software was pre-installed on laptops for Fall 2020

(Use these instructions to set up all Windows laptops for the Clemson computing environment)

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If you have a Windows laptop that you did NOT purchase on Campus in the computer store, or by following a link from the CCIT website, this page is for you. Follow along to ensure your laptop is properly setup for use at Clemson and to find important information about the Clemson computing environment.

Before you begin, go here to walk through a few steps to ensure you have a smooth laptop setup process.

Please click this link to open the Workshop Handout for Not Clemson Purchased Laptops Follow along with this handout and use the videos as a visual aid while doing so.

How do I connect to Wi-Fi?

So much of what we do today requires and internet connection. Fortunately, Clemson has you covered all over campus. See how to get to connected to Eduroam, Clemson’s Wi-Fi network.

Where do I get software?

Most of the software you will need while in school at Clemson is already provided to you. See how to find and install the software you need through the Company Portal.

There are a few pieces of software that you’ll want to make sure you install immediately so you have them ready to go when you start at Clemson. They are Microsoft Office, Trend Micro Office Scan (virus protection), and PaperCut (printers on campus).

Installing the Company Portal

The Company Portal is your source for most of the software you will need at Clemson.

Signing in to Office 365

Microsoft Office is one of the many pieces of software provided to you by Clemson. Because you purchased your laptop through Clemson, it should already be installed, so you just have to sign in. See how to sign in to ensure you are able to utilize your Microsoft Office 365 subscription through Clemson.

Connecting to the Clemson Network From Off Campus

Some Clemson resources require you to be connected to Clemson’s network for access. If your off campus, you can still virtually connect to Clemson’s network by VPN. See how to access the Clemson network from off campus using Cisco AnyConnect.

Setting up Duo Two-Factor Authentication

Some Clemson services, like iRoar, require you to sign in using Two-Factor Authentication (2fa) through Duo. See how to setup 2fa through Duo.

How Do I Get Help?

Need some more help? Don’t worry, Clemson Computing and Information Technology (CCIT) has you covered.

Go here to find out more about the ways to get help when you need it from CCIT.

Printing on Campus

Clemson provides printers all over campus for students to use. Go here to find out more about printing on campus at Clemson.

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