Information Technology

We have a variety of technical resources available for students, faculty, and staff to gain online access and stay connected throughout the Grace campus. Listed on this page are all IT resources, including instructions on how to access them around campus.

Your Account (My Grace Login)

Every active student at Grace has an account that gives them access to all the IT resources available on campus. To log into your account you will need a username and password. Your username is the same as your e-mail address and will act as your personal identification for using the university’s technology services.

This account stays active while you are enrolled at Grace. All accounts are created once you have registered for classes. Once your registration process is complete, you are notified of your account name and password during your initial orientation.

You can access all your student information and important university services by clicking on the My Grace U tab on our website, or visit the direct link at www.graceuniversity.edu/mygraceu/.

Note the following parameters regarding your Student account:

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Email Access

All official university communications concerning registration, billing, important university news, and more is sent to your Grace University email account. This important service gives students, faculty and staff a common communications tool. You can reach your email at http://mail.office365.com/. Your email account is web-based and provides you with:

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Self-Service

Self-Service allows you to register for classes and update your personal information stored in our system. You can log in to Self-Service at https://selfservice.graceu.edu/. You can also view other information specific to you academic records including:

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Computers in Residence Halls

Each dorm room is equipped with one or more network connections (RJ-45). Each connection requires a standard Ethernet cable and 10/100BaseT Ethernet provided by the student. The only configuration necessary is that your network card be set to “Obtain an IP address automatically” and that your internet browser be set to “Automatically detect settings."

If you need further information or assistance please see the Help Desk. Grace University is responsible for the connection into the room; any problems with your personal computer are your personal responsibility. If you need advice or assistance the Computer Helpdesk can point you in the right direction and will assist when possible.

Note the following parameters regarding Residence Halls Computers:

Acceptable Use Policy - All students, faculty, staff, and visitors of University e-mail and computer systems are governed by the "Acceptable Use Policy" found in the student handbook. Failure to comply with this policy may result in denial of access to University information systems or other disciplinary action.

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Microsoft Software

Microsoft Office 2010/2013 is the default software for our campus documents, If you do not have Microsoft Office 2010/2013, you may purchase a copy from IT for $20 (PC/Mac). For more information regarding Microsoft software, contact the Help Desk at x2904 or email helpdesk@graceu.edu.

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Computer Lab Locations

Open-access computers are available for students, faculty and staff. The computer labs in the Administration Building (ADM) and Stanford Hall (STH) are open until curfew each night. The computer lab in the Library, located in the Tschetter Academic Building (TAB), is open based on Library hours.

Below is a list of all computer lab locations on campus:

Location Description Room Number
A Teacher Education Wing ADM 210
B Stanford Hall STH 208
C Library TAB 141

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Network Storage

When you log in to your grace account on campus, your ‘My Documents’ folder is actually stored on a network server. This allows you to access your files from any computer on campus. Those files are private and are backed-up on a regular basis and you have enough storage space for all of the papers you write throughout your college career.

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IT Help Desk

The IT Help Desk is located in the Information Services Center (ISC) on the 1st floor of the Administration Building. Its purpose is to provide computer and technical support to students, faculty, and staff in a centralized location. You can come to the IT Help Desk for assistance with My Grace U, email, wi-fi, Self-Service, and more. Please be prepared to show your student ID for assistance.

To contact the IT Help Desk you can call x2904, e-mail helpdesk@graceu.edu, or visit the office in the ISC.

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