New Staff

5 Steps To Getting Started

1. Set Up Your NetID and Password

Your University NetID is the key to most technology resources on campus, including email, campus networks, shared file systems, the Sakai learning management system, and the insideND portal. To set up your NetID and password, visit the NetID activation page.

2. Access Your Email and Calendar

Notre Dame provides all staff and faculty with email and calendaring services through Google. You can access Google Mail at and find additional information on Gmail and Calendar here.

For additional information on Google, please visit the Going Google website.

3. Connect to the ND Network

You'll want to connect your computers, phones, and other devices to either the campus wired network or our ND-Secure wireless network. If you're trying to connect an entertainment system or another device without a Web browser, there are special steps for those devices that you should follow.

4. Visit the insideND Portal

insideND is your gateway to a variety of campus information and services such as pay stubs, leave balances, University business data, and maps, directories, and campus information.

5. Access your NetFile Shared File Space

The University provides reliable, convenient, and secure shared file space for storing work-related dcouments. NetFile is backed up and secured by the OIT, and accessible from any computer on the campus network, or from the Web.

More Help

If you need additional assistance, please contact the OIT Help Desk in person in 128 DeBartolo Hall, by phone at (574) 631-8111, or email at