Getting Started at CMU
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Starting out in a new place - whether you are a student, faculty, or staff - can be daunting. These links will help you get started understanding and using technology at CMU.

Help Desk
The OIT Help Desk is CMU's front line for technology support to the on and off-campus students, faculty, and staff University wide, 7 days a week. Whenever you have a computer or telecommunications related problem, you can ask Help Desk.

Global ID
Your CMU Global ID allows you to access services such as Central Link, CMU Email, and wireless Internet access.

My Account (within Central Link)
Central Link is an internal portal or intranet that allows CMU students, faculty and staff quicker access to the type of information that relates directly to their needs. It is the cyber point of entry to information and online services at CMU. Whether it is campus events, news releases, links to favorite websites or student account and billing or course registration, it is all in Central Link, and more features and customization options are being added all the time! Click here to log in with your Global ID and password!

My Site
Want to blog? You can. Want your own Wiki? You got it! Want a place to organize and manage your documents? This is it! You've got 1 Gigabyte of space to use and endless possibilities. From discussion boards to surveys, blogs to wikis, documents to pictures - you can do it all at
Including CMU exclusive cell phone deals, campus phone system, voice mail, TDDs, the CMU Long Distance Program, and pagers/cell phone rental. For more information, visit the Getting Connected portion of the OIT website.

Student Forms: