Incoming Student Tech Guide

As an incoming student, you are likely wondering what you should bring and what you will find on campus technology-wise. This guide, prepared by Denison’s Information Technology Services (ITS), is for you.

Getting Started

Your BigRedID and password will give you access to MyDenison and many other online Denison technology resources. After you submit your enrollment deposit, your BigRedID, initial password, and Denison email address will be provided to you in the admitted student portal at Please click the link for the IT letter for details on your first login.

As soon as you receive your BigRedID and initial password, we recommend you visit MyDenison. You’ll be asked to change your password to a new value. Now you are all set to start using Denison resources! You’ll want to:

  • Check your Denison email regularly.
  • Download any software you need for your computer.


Please contact the ITS Service Desk!