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Staff Get Started

Recent arrival? These links will get you started with your Stanford online identity, individual connectivity, and basic computing resources.

Buy a computer or other device:

Request a SUNet ID account to get access to online resources:

Manage your SUNet ID settings (including directory preferences):

Connect to the network:

Software for your desktop computer, including free and site-licensed authentication, auto-update, and anti-virus utilities:

Email and calendar — select and configure your central, University-hosted options:

Mobile — get a department-provided device:

Mobile — sync and secure your mobile device with Stanford‘s systems:

Office phone & voice messaging — find out about available services (these are ordered and managed by your local admin staff):

Website for yourself:

Website for your department:


Find more links to everyday technology tools, commonly used websites, and resources for online professional development on the Tools for Staff page.

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