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Digital Amenities

The Office of Technology Services, commonly known as OTS, is an administrative division of Illinois Institute of Technology with primary responsibility for the University’s hardware, software, network and telecommunications systems. A few of the most commonly used services are listed below. You can learn more about OTS online at:

Some residence technologies, such as and campus cable, are managed through Residence and Greek Life. Information on these services can be found below. 

Computers on Campus

Residents have access to multiple computer labs across campus. IIT labs offer the use of PC and Mac computers, and provide other services such as printing and scanning. For information on computer labs, click here.

Computing Recommendations

Many students will update their computers and software in preparation for coursework at IIT. Prior to making any purchases, it is recommended that you speak with your academic advisor. Additional recommendations can be found here.

Data Network

IIT provides each resident with access to the internet. Residents are also able to connect to the internet in their room via the wireless network. Visit for more information about wireless internet.

Telephone Services

Each resident room in MSV, Gunsaulus Hall and Carman Hall is equipped with one live telephone jack. SSV is equipped with one telephone jack per person per room. Residents are responsible for providing a personal analog or touch-tone telephone handset. Telephone jack activation and registration is free and available online at:

Free services include campus-wide dialing and toll-free numbers (800, 866, 877, 888). To make outgoing calls, a phone card is required.

Collect calls may not be accepted. For your convenience, “campus-only” wall phones are in the main common areas of MSV.

MY.IIT.EDU is the web portal used to access your tuition account information, register for classes, update your demographic information, view your grades and perform a majority of University related tasks. For more information view:


Residents can view their housing assignment and board plan online at: My Room. View this page for campus housing updates and to make changes to your account. This service is managed by Residence and Greek Life.

Campus Cable

All of IIT’s residence halls have access to free campus cable. Various programming is available, and feedback about channel selections is always welcome. View the programming options online. This service is managed by Residence and Greek Life.