Welcome to Computing Orientation!

Welcome to computing orientation web site! You can find comprehensive information about Schulich computing here. The slider on the homepage links to the 6 must-know-tasks that you must get familiar with.  You can navigate using the Top Menu or the one on the right.  You can also find information using the Search Box on the […]

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1. Explore Student Portal

The student portal is the central, personalized web site where you can access your email, course materials, etc. It provides a comprehensive list of useful links to various tools and online resources.

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2. Sign up for Passport York Account

Passport York is the primary method of online authentication at York web sites. You can use your Passport York username and password to log onto York’s online services and tools.

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3. Connect to the Internet

AirYorkPLUS is the preferred method of connecting to the wireless network. It is available in the “EMBA area” of the building, but not in all areas of the campus. It uses 802.11 n standard which provides a much faster data connection to the network.   Connecting to AirYorkPLUS Step 1  Choose AirYorkPLUS in the list of wireless networks […]

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4. Access Schulich Email

  The email service offered at Schulich is based on Lotus Notes platform from IBM.  The email product that we use is called Domino Web Access; it provides a full fledged web browser based email access obviating the need to install any software.

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5. Access Course Materials

The instructors use one of the following two web applications for distributing course materials online to the students:  Course Material Database (CMD) and Moodle. These databases can be accessed from the student portal.  You can find the links to your registered courses on the left column in the My Course Links section.  Almost all the […]

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6. Collaboration Tools & Group Databases

Group Databases Each course will, generally, have one or more group projects.  You can use Group databases to store all the documents related to a particular group project in one central place so that all the team members can easily access.  You can also online alternatives like Google Docs, Microsoft Skydrive, etc.

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