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IT and computer support

Computer labs
More than 2,300 computers are available across all Deakin campuses. Students can access computers on campus in computer laboratories, the library and other general access areas. Some computer laboratories are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You need to carry your Deakin Card (student ID card) with you and have a valid Deakin username and password to use computers at Deakin.\n\nFind out more at DeakinSync under Campus or go directly to the computers and printers website.
Disability Resource Centre
The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides individual support to students with a disability or health condition to successfully participate in their studies and university life. The centre promotes inclusive practices across the University and can arrange adjustments to suit your needs. These can include:\n• alternative assessments/exam arrangements, such as extra writing time or rest breaks\n• academic support workers, such as note-takers and sign interpreters.\n\nT:            03 9244 6255\nE:            drcentre@deakin.edu.au.\n\nFind out more at DeakinSync under Health & wellbeing or go directly to the Disability Support website
IT offers
Microsoft Student Advantage gives all Deakin students online access to Office365 - a full suite of cloud-based productivity tools that can be accessed and use on any computer, tablet or smartphone. The  full-version software of Office 2013 can be downloaded to five personal computers, absolutely free. Deakin students are also eligible for a discount on certain products purchased from the Apple Online Store and any Computers Now store.\n\nFind out more at DeakinSync under  Help & feedbackor go directly to the Offers website
Lynda.com
lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics.\nlynda.com is  available to Deakin students and staff using Deakin's single sign on, making it easier to access and personalise for each user.\n \nSimply log in at: lynda.deakin.edu.au\n \nLearn more about  lynda.com \n \nlynda.com is the replacement for Atomic Learning.
Online Learning
See CloudDeakin
Username
See Password and username
Wireless access on campus
The Deakin University wireless network is called Eduroam. To connect to Eduroam for the first time, check your device's wireless network list, choose set up Deakin Wi-Fi and enter your Deakin username and password. Once you are set up, you will be able to connect to Eduroam at thousands of institutions around the world, nominated Deakin University partner sites and on campus.\n\nFind out more about Deakin's internet and network services.
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